Editorial Board Member Claire Barnett and her college friends talk about being autistic as well as being friends with students who have autism.Download transcript, Claire Barnett & Friends: What Peers and Friends Can Do to Support Autism Acceptance on Campus
For more STS resources on socializing, friends, and communication, you might like this posts:
- our Core Issues page, Autism and Socializing in College
For more about sensory sensitivity, check out these resources:
- How Not to Treat Sensory Anxiety, from Autistic Scholar
For more about the Vanderbilt Autism and Neurodiversity Alliance, look here:
Claire Barnett is a recent Vanderbilt University graduate who studied Human & Organizational Development. She was diagnosed with autism in November of 2017 and is a proponent of the neurodiversity framework for understanding people with all types of neurological differences. At school Claire was a student journalist, as the Photo-Video Director of the Vanderbilt Hustler and the Executive Producer of Vanderbilt TV News. In summer of 2017, she participated in the White House Internship Program in the Photo Office. You can check out her photographs at www.clairetomphotos.com.
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