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An interview with Jeanette Purkis before APAC17
Date posted: 21/08/2017
Jeanette Purkis is an author, public speaker and autism advocate who has a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome and atypical schizophrenia. She is the author of three books on elements of autism and hosts an internet radio show. Jeanette has been speaking about autism since 2005. Some of the events Jeanette has presented at include TEDxCanberra 2013 and presenting alongside Professor Temple Grandin and artist Tim Sharp in Melbourne in 2015.Read more