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An Adult with Autism Gives a Powerful Speech on Growing up with Autism

April 30, 2014



This video is from Paul Morris, a 26-year-old adult with autism who spoke at the Autism Science Foundation's 5th Year Anniversary Celebration at the Yale Club in New York City. In the video, Paul discusses growing up on the autism spectrum and what he is doing today in the community. This post is part of an initiative on our site called “In Our Own Words: Living on the Spectrum,” which highlights the experiences of individuals with autism from their perspectives. Have a story you want to share for the series? Email us at