Show Notes

Discover what’s possible when social barriers are removed. 

Kaelynn Partlow is an Autistic Self-Advocate and a Registered Behavior Technician, or RBT for short. She recently appeared on the second season of the Netflix reality series, Love on the Spectrum

In this conversation, we discuss: 

  • How autism affects Kaelynn’s everyday life

  • Kaelynn’s thoughts on how autism was represented on Love on the Spectrum

  • Why she thinks autistic people struggle to find love

  • What Kaelynn learned about herself from her experience on the show

  • Tips for other autistic people in the dating scene

  • Kaelynn’s job as an RBT

  • Social skills programs

  • Neurodiversity-affirming practices

  • Greg Hanley’s Skill-Based Treatment

  • Kaelynn’s ideas to improve the field

  • Advice for other practitioners working with autistic individuals 

To learn more about Kaelynn Partlow, follow her on Instagram: @kaelynnvp.


Related episodes:

52. Autism Representation in the Media, with Dr. Kerry Magro 

99. RTD | Dating & Relationships, with the Global Autism Community 


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