Autism Interview #206: Tas Kronby on Autism and Religious Trauma

Tas (they/we) is a neurodivergent writer & published author. They are autistic, disabled, a medically diagnosed DID system, a person of color, nonbinary, queer, and proud. They have a passion for equal access and human rights. They advocate for inclusion, equal access, and acceptance of neurodiversity & disability. Primarily their advocacy is focused on higher education and workplace accommodations/navigation. Last week they shared an article he wrote on Autism and Religious Trauma. This week they shared some of their own experiences with religion.

Website: https://tasthewriter.com/

Linktr.ee: https://linktr.ee/tasthoughts

Autism Interview #204: Daniel Williams on Keeping a Positive Attitude

Daniel Ray Williams is a first time author who self-published his first book, an autobiography, My Voice: Faced with Autism in 2018. Daniel has a passion for writing and been writing since the age of 12. Daniel is at work writing his second book. This week he shared some of his difficulties navigating life as as a member of multiple marginalized identities and how his positive attitude has helped him throughout his life.

Autism Interview #200: Jaime A. Heidel on Late Diagnosis and Autism Inclusivity

Jaime A. Heidel is a late-diagnosed autistic woman who writes, advocates, and translates communication between the neurotypes so that autistic and non-autistic people better understand each other and communicate more effectively. You can find her on her Instagram page asking questions, sparking lively discussions, and gathering detailed information about the autistic experience to increase understanding and decrease the lifelong inter-neurotype miscommunication that leads to complex PTSD. This week she shared her experience growing up undiagnosed and how society can make strides to improve autism inclusivity.

Autism Interview #199: Ira Kraemer on Autism Research and Inclusion

Ira Kraemer is an autistic self-advocate with a Masters in Neuroscience. They have spent the last six years learning about themselves as an autistic person and learning from others in the autistic and disability community. They currently give informative talks, consult on research, write about autism, and educate parents and professionals on accommodating and understanding autistic people. Ira authors the website AutisticSciencePerson.com where you can find a full list of their services. This week they discussed autism research, inclusion, and diagnosis.

Autism Interview #198: Jeremiah Josey on Transitions, Cooking, and Advocacy

Jeremiah Josey is a twenty-three-year-old pastry chef from Maryland and published author of Here’s What I Want You To Know. He is a public disability advocate and has cooked alongside a wide range of successful, talented chefs, such as Chef Kwame Onwuachi, Chef Chris Scott both who have appeared on Bravo TV Top Chef, Franklyn Becker, Bravo Master’s and Paul Denamiel, Owner and Executive Chef of Le Rivage. This week Josey shared the racial justice motivation for writing his new book as well as some of his experiences with life transitions and cooking.