Show Notes

Discover what’s possible when the glass child heals. 

Ali Carbone is a Brooklyn-based writer, and the oldest sibling to three autistic brothers. In her most recent book, What Are You Looking At?, she writes about her journey of finding herself and rewiring her own brain.

In this conversation, we discuss:

  • Ali’s caretaker role from a young age

  • Her relationship with her parents

  • How being the non-autistic sibling affected her psyche

  • The catalyst to understanding her lost identity

  • Ali’s breakthroughs in therapy

  • Her brothers’ transition into a group home 

  • Tips for other siblings

To learn more about Ali Carbone you can read her memoir or follow her on IG @aliicarbone.


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