33 min

What it’s like being autistic in a neurotypical world KERA's Think

    • Society & Culture

It’s fairly common for a person with autism to “mask” their condition so as to appear to be neurotypical. Devon Price is a social psychologist and professor at Loyola University of Chicago’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss his own experience with neurodivergence – and to delve into the lives of people who feel ignored and invisible. His book is “Unmasking Autism: Discovering the New Faces of Neurodiversity.”

It’s fairly common for a person with autism to “mask” their condition so as to appear to be neurotypical. Devon Price is a social psychologist and professor at Loyola University of Chicago’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss his own experience with neurodivergence – and to delve into the lives of people who feel ignored and invisible. His book is “Unmasking Autism: Discovering the New Faces of Neurodiversity.”

33 min