Episode 14- The Joy of Autism: A New Way of Thinking
April 25, 2023

Guest Speakers:   

  • Dave Caudel, PhD, Associate Director, Frist Center for Autism and Innovation at Vanderbilt University 
  • Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, PhD, Advocate, Public Speaker, Writer, Educator, Researcher, Mom 
  • Haley Moss, Esq, Attorney, Author, Advocate 

Listen to this MCH Bridges episode to learn from AMCHP’s State Public Health Autism Resource Center’s (SPHARC) Autistic Faculty about the Autistic experience in a world that is centered around neurotypical people. You’ll hear from Autistic Faculty members Dave Caudel, Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, and Haley Moss about neurodiversity, ways that Autistic and non-Autistic people are similar and how we are all connected as humans, and what celebrating autistic joy means to them. 

Tune in now to listen to host Maura Leahy and speakers Dave, Morénike, and Haley as they share their experiences and insights.  


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