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Poetic Travels On the Autism Highway

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Poetic Travels On The Autism Hwy

Poetic Travels On The Autism Hwy


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 Welcome back to Poetic Travels On The Autism Highway, I'm Erik Estabrook and todays interview will be with Lei Wiley Mydske. Lei will be talking to us about the lending library she's starting up in her local community.

-Lei Wiley-Mydske is an Autistic activist, wife and home schooling mom.  After being misdiagnosed for many years, Lei was diagnosed as Autistic when she was in her thirties.

Lei is the co-founder of a special education advisory committee in her school district, where she focuses on finding ways to promote authentic inclusion, making schools and events more accessible for students of all abilities, and implementing disability history into the curriculum.  Lei is also the director and founder of the Ed Wiley Autism Acceptance Lending Library, which serves the communities of Stanwood & Camano Island, WA by lending books and materials that promote the ideas of autism acceptance, social justice, disability rights and neurodiversity.  She is an administrator on the popular Facebook page, Parenting Autistic Children With Love & Acceptance.