How I learned to communicate my inner life with Asperger’s

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December, 2017
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Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complex developmental disorder affecting an individual’s ability to socially interact, communicate, and increases the likelihood that they engage in repetitive behaviours or have restricted interests. To date, there are more boys diagnosed with ASD than girls.

In this TED, Alix Generous describes her life with Asperger’s in a humorous way and the challenges it brought her in the school setting. This impactful video demonstrates the complexities of ASD, and to be mindful of these differences and how they can affect communication.

Alix describes ASD as a challenge but also a gift that allows her to think innovatively which ultimately helped her become a successful business woman.

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