Neurodivergent Author & Speaker

I help organizations embrace mental health and neurodiversity.

Neurodivergent Author & Speaker

I help organizations embrace mental health and neurodiversity.

Neurodivergent Author & Speaker

I help organizations embrace mental health and neurodiversity.

Neurodivergent Author & Speaker

I help organizations embrace mental health and neurodiversity.

Neurodivergent Author & Speaker

I help organizations embrace mental health and neurodiversity.

Neurodivergent Author & Speaker

I help organizations embrace mental health and neurodiversity.

Hi, I'm Katie

I am a neurodivergent author and speaker on mental health + neurodiversity. I make the world more inclusive for neurodivergent people and improve our collective mental health.
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A LIGHT IN THE TOWER

A New Reckoning with Mental Health in Higher Education
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Column 'Living Neurodiversity'
June 21, 2024
Featuring 'A Light in the Tower: A New Reckoning with Mental Health in Higher Education'
June 18, 2024

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Did this Writer Say Autism Is Fake?

:: If neurodivergent people can’t be trusted to know who we are, what we are, how can we be trusted at all?

How Autistic Meltdowns Help Me Live a Better Life

:: Autistic meltdowns are like diving into a cool lake in spring—startling at first, and then you adjust and acclimate, able to be a part of your new surroundings.

A Tight Trait: An Essay on How Doctors Don’t Listen to Neurodivergent Patients

:: The Surgeon has done his surgery. And now I lie in the dark, cold turkey, shaking, neurons misfiring, anxiety spiked so high that I actually use my psychiatrist’s cell phone to call for advice, and if you have a psychiatrist then you know how consequential that is.

Gratitude Helps Anxiety, and Yes, I’m Late to the Game

:: I’m afraid my career is trash—Is there anything I can do about it? Will writing 25 books make me feel better? No. It will not. Expressing gratitude helped me see not only that I needed to ride out the anxiety wave. It also helped me see that I could.