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Journeys: Season 3, Episode 28 – George D. Williams

On this episode of Journeys we talk with advocate, author and caregiver George D. Williams about caring for his autistic son, his books and much more!


00:00 Intro
01:46 George and Nathan’s Journey
07:46 Addressing Needs Fairly
13:40 Media’s Harmful Portrayal Of Disabilities
16:20 Nathan’s Misunderstood Communication and Trying To Help Others Understand
19:00 Tackling Difficult Issues With Research and Discussions
21:57 Addressing Toxic Cycles Through Advocacy And Education
25:31 Comforts, Patience And Determination
26:38 Promote Unity Rather Than Division
28:20 Humanity Has Forgotten Who We Are
33:01 The Hero Complex
34:04 George’s Books on Autism
40:28 Positive Analogies
43:02 George’s Speaking Engagements On Autism
44:45 Don’t Get Caught Up In Terminology
47:22 Communication Is So Important
51:24 Embracing Autism
55:36 Masking Is Not A New Concept
58:40 George’s E-book And Audio Book

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