Liane Holliday Wiley – (when she discovered her Aspergers diagnosis)
Liane Holliday Willey: Pretending To Be Normal
Liane Holliday Wiley is an Aspergian woman who for years pretended to be normal.
Liane’s varied roles include professor (she holds a Doctorate in Education in Psycholinguistics), author, consultant. She also owns and runs an equine boarding and training facility in Sparta, Michigan.
It was Liane who first introduced me to the world of Aspergers, long before my son was diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum.
She is a keynote speaker at autism conferences all over the world.
According to Brains Potential,
Liane has been featured in The USA Today, Psychology Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Kansas City Star, Register-Guard, The Grand Rapids Press, ABC News, The Associated Press, Newsweek, BBC 4, several NPR broadcasts and many international publications. Liane has also been featured in three DVDs- Asperger Syndrome: Crossing the Bridge, Ask me About Asperger Syndrome, and Women with AS: Staying Healthy & Safe.
In This Episode, You’ll Learn
How Liane’s childhood, family, and current experiences influence what kinds of books and topics she has written about
Her past traumatic experiences as an Asperigan woman dealing with sensory challenges and misreading social cues, and how she has addressed that trauma, teaching safety skills to other Aspergian women
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