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Mom Autism Money

May 24, 2022

Join us today for a conversation with Arianne Garcia and Dr. Kristina Lopez about Autism in the Latino community.

This is part two of a two-part episode. Listen to Part One aired last week if you want to catch up!

Today, we’ll be talking how difficult it is to assess which state laws best serve Latino Autistic people, and why it may be better to acknowledge that all states have broken, inadequate systems. Period.

We'll also be talking about the transition to adulthood. Topics include access to programs like FAFSA, why self-advocacy needs to be a part of children's experience starting in junior high, and cultural norms within the Latino community that make the transition different.

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