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Anita Lesko

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S2 E4 : Anita Lesko

Autisable Dads: Life with Autism from a Parents Perspective

In this episode, Joel Manzer interviews Anita Lesko who is an Anesthesiologist and Autistic at Age 50.

41mins

8 May 2018

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The First All-Autistic Wedding, with Anita Lesko | EDB 124

Exploring Different Brains

recognized autism advocate and member of Autism Society of America’s Panel of Autistic Advisors. She is also an author, with her most recent book being Temple Grandin: The Stories I Tell My Friends. Anita discusses marrying her husband who is also on the spectrum in an all-autistic ceremony officiated by Dr. Stephen Shore, and shares some of her stories of friendship with Dr. Temple Grandin.For more information, go to: http://AnitaLesko.com/Look for Temple Grandin: The Stories I Tell My Friends at Amazon, Future Horizons, or anywhere else books are sold.Follow Different Brains on social media:https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/Check out more episodes of Exploring Different Brains!http://differentbrains.org/category/edb/

18mins

25 Apr 2018

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Advocating Autism Acceptance to the United Nations, with Anita Lesko | EDB 123

Exploring Different Brains

In this episode, Dr. Hackie Reitman speaks with Anita Lesko, BSN, RN, MS, CRNA. Anita is an internationally recognized autism advocate and member of Autism Society of America’s Panel of Autistic Advisors. She is also an author, with her most recent book being Temple Grandin: The Stories I Tell My Friends. Anita discusses her own autism diagnosis at the age of 50, highlights the importance of following your dreams, and recounts her experience addressing the United Nations.For more information, go to: http://AnitaLesko.com/Look for Temple Grandin: The Stories I Tell My Friends at Amazon, Future Horizons, or anywhere else books are sold.Follow Different Brains on social media:https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/Check out more episodes of Exploring Different Brains!http://differentbrains.org/category/edb/This episode's thumbnail uses a modified version of an image created by wikipedia user Yerpo, under a creative commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en

23mins

19 Apr 2018

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Episode 3 - The First “All-Autism” Wedding, with Anita Lesko

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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!For more about Anita, check out her website, http://www.bornwithaspergers.com/ and her Facebook page http://facebook.com/anita.lesko/And check out her organization, the Global Autism Consulting Organization, at http://globalaco.org/Follow Different Brains on social media:https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ http://differentbrains.com/category/spectrumlyspeaking/

36mins

17 Apr 2017

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