Maximizing Talent, with Swathi from Designs By Siri | Spectrumly Speaking ep. 61
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(18 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS welcome Swathi Chettipally from Designs By Siri. Designs By Siri is a jewelry company that highlights the work of Amy Chettipally, or “Siri” as she is fondly called by her family and friends. Siri was diagnosed with autism when she was three and has limited capacity for speech. However, her excellent motor skills led her mother Swathi to discover a talent for making jewelry, which has had a therapeutic effect on her and boosted her confidence. She continues to inspire others to become productive members of society. Swathi discusses how she discovered Siri’s gift for jewelry making, gives suggestions on how parents can highlight the talents of their children with autism, and discusses how she hoped to help others also find their passions.
For more about Designs By Siri, visit: designsbysiri.com
And for more about the Blue Bracelets project: bluebracelet.org
Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every two weeks join our hosts Becca Lory Hector, 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
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Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every other week, join our hosts Haley Moss (an autism self-advocate, attorney, artist, and author) and Dr. Lori Butts (a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, and licensed attorney) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.