Jeanette'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 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. IYou can find Jeanette ad her work on her website www.jeanettepurkis.com
This week, Jeanette is speaking with Anita Lesko and her husband 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 has been karried to ehr husband Abraham Nielsen for just over a year. Abraham Nielsen was 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.
Anita and Abraham had an 'All Autism Wedding' last year. Here is a short video abotut he event, Note: at Jeanette's Autism Show we are supportive and respectful of people form all sexualities and genders - including asexual. In fact I identify as Queer and gender diverse