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“We aren’t ‘defective,’ but we aren’t ‘enhanced’ either.” Julie discusses misconceptions of autistic individuals and how even positive stereotypes of autism are harmful.
Julie talks about how an autistic individual’s sense of humor may differ from that of a neurotypical person. Check out her illustrations, too!
Julie Esris, Brain Power’s animator, explains how some common gestures may come across to an autistic child. As someone on the spectrum herself, Julie describes with her own illustrations.
Brain Power Customer Success Manager Aaron Shute discusses the moment he became fascinated by autism and started the journey that led him to where he is today.
Brain Power’s Julie Esris provides movie recommendations for children and young adults on the spectrum!