Daniel writes, “Thank you for your awareness, eagerly awaiting understanding and acceptance” on behalf of those on the autism spectrum. Enjoy this uplifting talk and understand more about what it’s like to live on the autism spectrum as an adult.
Daniel Share-Strom is a popular professional public speaker who stages his own speaking events to raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Greater Toronto Area. Daniel is a sought-after Asperger’s educator and advocate who has been moving audiences with his self-awareness, poignant insight and humour for the past 11 years. “I talk about stuff that really matters—things your doctor doesn’t tell you and teachers don’t know,” says Daniel, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at age 10. ‘Autism is not a defect or a mental illness, and it is not a catastrophe. It is simply another way of experiencing the world.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx