Brianne Leeson was diagnosed with ADHD and autism in her 30s after her world came crashing down around her in the early days of the pandemic.

 

We chat about…

  • Why do late diagnoses happen, especially in those AFAB.
  • How culture and religion impacted Brianne’s childhood and her ADHD and autism getting overlooked.
  • Why self-diagnosis is valid.
  • The danger of Autism Speaks and ABA therapy.
  • What masking is and what it’s like to unmask and find yourself as an adult.
  • The importance of clear communication.
  • And so much more….

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Brianne Leeson

Brianne is a writer, artist, and voice actor from Dallas, Texas. She’s the creator of the queer, supernatural, audio drama podcast, Today’s Lucky Winner. Brianne is autistic and ADHD, receiving a diagnosis of both at 30 years old.

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