Self-Advocacy & Inclusivity: Changing the Paradigm

with Zosia Zaks

03/17/2021

episode 22

Zosia Zaks is a certified rehabilitation counselor, author, and autistic self-advocate. He manages the Towson University’s Hussman Center for Adults with Autism, where he teaches service-learning courses that examine autism through a social justice lens. Listen to episode 21 where we explore:

  • How diversity education can truly shift the paradigm to make disability inclusion more effective and empowering for everyone
  • Why attitudinal accommodations are the key to positive inclusion for autistic people
  • The concrete ways OTs can support autistic people at work
  • What true self-advocacy looks like and why and how to start it young
  • How everyone benefits from accommodations and advocacy strategies used by disabled people

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