This is Jeanette's Autism Show - a fortnightly radio program hosted by Autistic author, advocate, public speaker, Government official and owner of Whimsy Manor, Jeanette Purkis. It is a place for discussions around Autism advocacy and empowerment covering such topics as employment, education, relationships and sexuality, mental health, families, communication, pets (and especially cats) and positive living generally. Jeanette's website is www.jeanettepurkis.com
In thsi epsiode, Jeanette interviews Katharine Annear, Chair of the Autism Self Advoacay Network Australaiand New Zealans (ASAN AUNZ). ASAN AUNZ is run by Australian and New Zealander Autistic people, for Autistic people. The organsiaiton is associated with ASAN and as such is part of an international Autism advocacy network. http://www.asan-au.org/about-us/
Jeanette and Katharine discuss self-advocacy, Autistic identity, intersectionality and Autism and gender. It is a great interview.