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Disability Awesome: Advancing Autism Acceptance | Jakob Anseman

Welcome to the Disability Awesome segment! Each week here on Geek Alabama, Disability Awesome will feature a person or persons with mental and / or physical disabilities who are doing awesome and great things! As editor / publisher Nathan Young has an disability (Autism), we here at Geek Alabama love it when others when disabilities do great things!

Throughout life, society frequently subjects autistic and other neurodivergent people to social and economic alienation, which has had disastrous consequences for the demographics. Jakob, a student with Asperger’s Syndrome, will share information and experiences derived from his personal life regarding the mistreatment of people similar to him and will share his thoughts and ideas dedicated to strengthening and advancing the Autism Acceptance movement.

Throughout life, society frequently subjects autistic and other neurodivergent people to social and economic alienation,which has had disastrous consequences for the demographics.In his TEDx speech, Jakob, a student with Asperger’s Syndrome, will share information and experiences derived from various readings and his personal life regarding the mistreatment of people similar to him and will share his thoughts and ideas dedicated to strengthening and advancing the Autism Acceptance movement. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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