The mother of an autistic teenage girl from Leicester says she believes more community awareness is needed for people to better understand the condition.
Pam Malhi, from Oadby says she regularly has to deal with stigma and stares, and wants to educate others about the disability.
It comes as a new report by the National Austistic Society suggests there is not enough support for parents from Asian, black and ethnic minority communities. Nancy Cole reports.
A report by the National Autistic Society has found that Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities need to be more aware of the condition.
A personal view from Pam Malhi whose 18-year-old daughter Aaisha has Autism.
A new report by the National Autistic Society claims there's a 'shame and blame' culture for BME families living with autism.