Episode 26 - Sex and Autism, with Amy Gravino, M.A.

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Oct 23, 201722m
Episode 26 - Sex and Autism, with Amy Gravino, M.A.
Oct 23 '1722m
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In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS welcome guest Amy Gravino, M.A.. Amy is a Certified Autism Specialist and the president of A.S.C.O.T. Consulting. Amy is a national public speaker, autism consultant, college coach, and writer who has given two TED talks and spoken at the United Nations and events and conferences across the country. She is currently authoring The Naughty Autie, a memoir of her experiences with dating, sexuality, and relationships as a woman on the autism spectrum. Amy currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Golden Door International Film Festival of Jersey City and facilitates a support group chapter of ASPEN-NJ. The three discuss Amy’s rare early diagnosis, how she strives to be “the Dr. Ruth of the Autism Community,” and the challenges present in facilitating conversations about sex in the autism community. For more about Amy, please visit: http://www.amygravino.com/ ----------------- Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Each week, join our hosts Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS (a Life Coach, Certified Autism Specialist, and Autism advocate that is herself on the spectrum) and Katherine Cody, Psy.D. (a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in people on the autism spectrum) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community. Follow Different Brains on social media: https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ http://differentbrains.org/category/spectrumlyspeaking/

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