Aucademy in discussion live: Jo Richardson (Different Not Deficient) discovering her Autistic and “P”DA identity following becoming a parent, with Harry Thompson (please note possible strong language)
Harry Thompson – Author, speaker, educator, and self-advocate
Jo Richardson – Writer, advocate, mother to an Autistic child who meets the pathological demand avoidance profile
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Jo Richardson Different Not Deficient
Aucademy in discussion live: Kim Rhodes – beginning the neurodivergence discovery journey, with Chloe & Harry of Aucademy
**Please note we are not clinicians or diagnosticians
Dr Chloe Farahar – Autistic academic, educator, and self-advocate
Harry Thompson – Author, speaker, educator, and self-advocate
Kim Rhodes – Actor, mother to an Autistic child who meets the pathological demand avoidance profile
Aucademy in discussion: Chloe, Harry, and Kim Rhodes discuss Autistic invalidation trauma & stigma
Dr Chloe Farahar – Autistic academic, educator, and self-advocate
Harry Thompson – Author, speaker, educator, and self-advocate
Kim Rhodes – Actor, mother to an Autistic child who meets the pathological demand avoidance profile
*Aucademy in discussion: Four Autistic women and their Autistic journey*
In this video four Aucademy Educators discuss their journey to discovering their Autistic identities.
Chloe Farahar and Harry Thompson discuss Autistic executive functioning issues, and related experiences such as Autistic inertia – the difficulty starting or stopping an activity, action, or thought.

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