Bridging Communication: Conversations with Neurodivergent People

June 30, 2021

Matthew Rushin Wants to Build a Bridge to Better Communication for Autism

Matthew Rushin, a public figure in autism, discusses his desire to bridge the communication gap between neurodivergent people and the rest of society as part of a learning process he began once he returned home. He is discovering that there are more people like him than he thought.

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