eanette's Autism Show is a place for discussions around all things Autism - advcoacy, identity, relationshiops, work, study, gender, pets, sensory things, passions and interests and more. Jeanette and her invited guests have a conversation about the guest's interests and expertise. Jeanette is an author, artist, mental health and Autism advocate, public speaker, risk manager, owner of Whimsy Manor and its excessive art and human mum to Mr Kitty. The show is auspiced through the good people at advocacy organsation Positively Autistic.
This week's show is prerecorded so you cannot call in. If you wish to contact Jeanette she is on Facebook - 'Jeanette Purkis' and Twitter '@jeanettepurkis.
This week, Jeanette is speaking with Anita Lesko and her fiance Abraham Nielson about love, marriage and Autism.
Anita Lesko got diagnosed at age 50 with Asperger’s. She’s been working full time as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for the past 26 years. She is an author, speaker, blogger, Autism Advocate, and soon to be married to her autistic fiancé, Abraham Nielsen. Her motto: Keep thinking Positive!
Abraham Nielsen got diagnosed with autism at age two. He works full time as an AutoCAD Draftsman for a survey company. He is a speaker, Autism Advocate, loves to play Chess, and is working on his first book together with his Autistic Fiance, Anita Lesko. His motto: Keep thinking Positive!