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Interview with Jennifer O'Toole

Jennifer O'Toole is the creator of The Awesomeness Foundation & Asperkids LLC, and is the author of internationally-bestselling  book series, Asperkids. Jennifer has a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome, and also has three children on the spectrum.

Jennifer kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when she attended the NAS Professional Conference in Harrogate in March this year. We asked Jennifer a series of questions; you can view the full interview or clips of the individual question clips below:

Full interview:

Individual question clips: 

1. Can you tell us how you came to be diagnosed with Asperger syndrome?

2. What do you feel the barriers are for women and girls when it comes to diagnosis and support.

3. What inspired you to come up with the book series Asperkids?

4. Do you think positivity is important in regards to autism/ aspergers? 

5. What do you think needs to happen to improve the future for women and girls on the autism spectrum? 

6. What advice do you have for professionals working with people on the autism spectrum?

Author: Jennifer O'Toole

Date added: 28 April 2015