March 2, 2017
What an Autistic Shutdown Is Like for Me
Samantha Craft, M.Ed., is the author of the well-received blog, Everyday Aspergers. She has been published in peer-reviewed psychology journals and was featured as one of 20 autistic mentors, along with Temple Grandin, in the best-selling “I Am Aspien Women.” Through her prolific writings, she has reached tens of thousands of people of all ages whose lives are touched by autism. She communicates daily with a nationwide audience and also works as a community manager for ULTRA Testing, a company founded to create jobs for people on the autism spectrum. She offers her journey as a testimony, including the intriguing complexities of the mind and life of a woman with Asperger’s syndrome. Craft’s first book, “Everyday Aspergers,” is available on Amazon.