Show Notes

Discover what’s possible when you live a life you don’t need a vacation from. 

Diagnosed on the autism spectrum as an adult, Becca Lory Hector is an active autism and neurodiversity advocate, consultant, public speaker, and author. She offers a 3-unit personal development course for autistic adults called Self-Defined Living: A Path to a Quality Autistic Life. Becca also posts weekly live streams on her YouTube channel to encourage others to share both their challenges and what they’re grateful for. 

In today’s conversation, we discuss: 

  • Becca’s emotional roller coaster of finding out about her autism

  • Growing up misdiagnosed and heavily medicated

  • Unmasking and prioritizing self-care

  • The evolutionary benefit of difference

  • What society can do to make life easier for autistic people

  • Building on autistic strengths

  • Why she decided to develop her course

  • How to get out of autistic inertia

  • Advice for newly diagnosed autistic adults 

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