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Wendy Hamilton to Share Experiences on Adulthood Autism Diagnosis

A headshot of Everyday Lives speaker, Wendy HamiltonWendy Hamilton will present at the Everyday Lives Conference on Wednesday. Wendy relays her family’s experiences in a delightful storytelling manner that challenges perspectives and leaves audiences with spirits lifted. Wendy Hamilton is the Chief Development Officer at Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska. She earned her BA in theatre from Coe College and her MFA from Wayne State University. In 2007, her mother, aka “Moppy,” was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her family’s story has been featured in many publications including the book, Different, Not Less by Dr. Temple Grandin. Wendy has presented and moderated at many state and national autism conferences as well as TEDxOmaha. Wendy is a passionate disability advocate and currently serves on the National Affiliate Leaders Committee for the Autism Society of America. She is the mom of twin sister greyhounds who are practically perfect except when they’re not.

Posted: January 03, 2020 09:03