Josh Mirsky, Member, NYS Autism Spectrum Disorders Advisory Board

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Why Do You Serve on the Autism Spectrum Disorders Advisory Board?
 I serve on the board because as someone in the spectrum I feel it is my duty to give a genuine first-hand voice to the board."


What is the one thing you wish people knew about Autism?
"I wish that folks knew that many folks on the spectrum have done some great things and changed the world. Autism is a Difference but not a Disability. "

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment as it relates to autism awareness?

"My greatest accomplishments in regards to autism acceptance have been the following: Being Cofounder of the podcast SoundsLikeAutism, and secondly giving a TEDx about autism and employment called. 'Be Selfish embrace NEURODIVERSITY'. "