Contrary to popular belief, many autistic adults are undiagnosed or may not even know they’re autistic. Kip Chow, who was diagnosed as an adult, unpacks two of the main reasons why. Kip Chow is an autistic student dedicated to education, activism, and accessibility as pertaining to neurodiversity.
Since discovering that they’re autistic as an adult, they aim to promote understanding and acceptance of autistic folks, especially undiagnosed and multiply marginalized ones. As a result, Kip has served as a panelist and speaker at a couple of student conferences for health care providers in training to address how they should move forward in interacting with autistic and otherwise marginalized patients.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx