IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE:
In this episode, hosts Lauren Gerber Ms. Ed., PSY. D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Anita Lesko BSN,RN,MS,CRNA. Anita was diagnosed with autism at age 50. A graduate of Columbia University in 1988, she earned her Master’s in Nurse Anesthesia and has been working full time for 28 years as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. An internationally recognized autism advocate and member of Autism Society of America’s Panel of Autistic Advisors, Anita is married to her husband who is also autistic. Anita discusses her adult diagnosis, medical advocacy for the on the spectrum, her upcoming book from Future Horizons, her “All-Autism” officiated by Dr. Stephen Shore, and more!
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For more about Dr. Gerber, check out her website, drlaurengerber.com.
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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 news articles, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.