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Kirsty Forbes is an autistic support specialist for neurodivergent people and their families and professionals; and the Founding Director of both inTune Pathways and The Neurodivergent Co. Her work is informed by her extensive professional experience as an educator (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary teaching), as an integration aide to children with social, emotional and behavioural challenges, and as a childhood behavioural and family specialist.
Her most valuable insights, however, come from lived experience.
Kristy is autistic herself, and diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA).
She is a Mother to four autistic children, ranging from 5 years to 21 years, all with varying autistic expression including non speaking and PDA, and Kristy is married to a wonderful autistic man.
You're going to love this chat, filled with laughter, understanding and acceptance. It's Nelly Thomas' Person Place and Thing, with Kristy Forbes.
You can find out more here: https://www.kristyforbes.com.au/