IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE:
(35 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Jeanette Purkis. she is an autistic author and passionate advocate for autistic people and their families. She is the author of four books on elements of autism and is a regular blogger. Jeanette has worked for the Australian Public Service since 2007. Jeanette frequently gives talks about autism, including a presentation on autism and resilience at the TEDx Canberra conference in 2013 and has spoken as a keynote preheater at a number of events. Jeanette facilitates a support group for autistic women and is a regular guest presenter on ‘Talking Disability’ on Canberra Radio 2CC. Jeanette was the 2016 ACT Volunteer of the year. The three discuss Jeanette’s diagnosis, and explore the concepts of both developing and encouraging resiliency.
For more about Jeanette Purkis, visit: http://jeanettepurkis.com/
or look for her books at https://www.jkp.com/
Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every two weeks join our hosts Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS (a Life Coach, Certified Autism Specialist, and Autism advocate that is herself on the spectrum) and Katherine Cody, Psy.D. (a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in people on the autism spectrum) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.
For more information about Dr. Cody, visit: spectrumpsychservices.com