56: Autistic Attorney with Haley Moss

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Haley Moss is the first openly autistic person to pass the Florida BAR exam and become an attorney. She is now practicing healthcare law in Miami. In this episode:

  • What is autism?
  • Her symptoms and signs at an early age
  • Struggling to make friends and overcoming sensory overload
  • Overcoming indirect bullying due to a lack of awareness
  • Advocacy – not doing politics; being able to make a decision for herself
  • Deciding to pursue law for the first time while she was an undergrad
  • The spoon theory, a way of looking at energy allocation throughout the day
  • Writing 2 books to help others with autism navigate through middle school and college
  • Adjusting to her new career
  • Haley’s suggestions on how to treat a person with autism
  • Different can be extraordinary

You can follow Haley on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @haleymossart, or you can check her website out www.haleymoss.net

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