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Interview with Lana Grant: women and girls

Lana Grant is a specialist advisor and advocate for people with autism and their families. She has a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome which she received in her late 30's. Lana specialises in autism and females and her debut book "From Here To Maternity, pregnancy and motherhood on the Autism Spectrum" was published in March 2015 by Jessica Kingsley publishers.

Lana Grant kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when she attended the NAS Women and Girls Conference in September last year. We asked Lana a series of questions: you can view the full interview or clips of the individual questions below.

Full interview

Individual question clips

1. Can you tell us how you first became interested in autism?

2. Can you tell us more about your current work?

3. You are a trained Doula (birth partner). Does supporting women with autism differ from that of neurotypical women?

4. How can we support girls with autism through puberty?

5. What advice would you have to professionals supporting women and girls on the autism spectrum? 

Author: Lana Grant

Date added: 25 January 2016