May 16, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event is open to the general public and to all Felicity House participants. Join us for a lecture by Lydia Brown on autism and self advocacy. Lydia is an activist, writer, and speaker whose work has largely focused on violence against disabled people who have multiple marginalized identities and experiences. At Present, Lydia is the author of the blog Autistic Hoya, co-president of TASH New England, chairperson of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council, and an executive board member of the Autism Women’s Network. In collaboration with Elesia Ashkenazy and Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, Lydia is the lead editor and visionary behind All the Weight of Our Dreams, a forthcoming anthology of writings and artwork by autistic people of color.