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Adulting on the Spectrum: On advice and cutting yourself some slack

Adulting on the Spectrum: On advice and cutting yourself some slack

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Autism Speaks

Video Summary

  • The podcast features an interview with Josh Edwards, an adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder, discussing their experiences and coping strategies with autism.
  • Josh shares their diagnosis experience and the challenges they faced in understanding and accepting their diagnosis.
  • They emphasize the importance of using respectful language when discussing autism and highlight the diversity within the autistic community.
  • Josh discusses their college experience and offers tips for coping, such as seeking accommodations, utilizing support systems, and finding joy in working with elementary children.
  • They mention their involvement in autism advocacy, their plans for starting a YouTube channel, and their hope to create positive change and promote acceptance for individuals on the spectrum.


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