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Living Racialized Autism, with Morénike Giwa Onaiwu | Spectrumly Speaking ep. 73

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(60 minutes) In this episode, hosts Haley Moss and Dr. Lori Butts welcome Morénike Giwa Onaiwu. Morénike is an Autistic woman of color, educator, writer, public speaker, parent, and global advocate. A proactive, resourceful professional, Morénike, whose undergraduate and graduate degrees are in International Relations and Education, is passionate about human rights, justice, and inclusion. She is a contributing author/editor of several publications, abstracts, and books focusing on community engagement, HIV research, disability, diversity, and nontraditional leadership. Recently she was an editor of and a contributor to the book All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism. Morénike has been an invited speaker in the White House, at the UN, and numerous national disability, advocacy, and research conferences. Three discuss racial diversity within the autism community, the challenges that prevent diverse voices of advocacy to be heard, and the important role allies play in making the spectrum more diverse.

For more about Morénike: morenikego.com


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.

For more about Haley, check out her website: haleymoss.net And look for her on Twitter: twitter.com/haleymossart For more about Dr. Butts, check out her website: cfiexperts.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.