Lanterman Client Justice Killebrew Authors One of the Autobiographies in “Leaders Around Me”
Lanterman client Justice Killebrew authored one of the autobiographies in "Leaders Around Me: Autobiographies of Autistics who Type, Point, and Spell to Communicate." Released October 1, the book is a compilation of over 45 autobiographies of extraordinary individuals who use keyboards, letter boards and communication devices. The authors demonstrate that people who experience communication differences have the potential to achieve major accomplishments under accessible, inclusive and supportive circumstances.
The book was edited by Edlyn Vallejo Peña who is an associate professor of higher education leadership and the director of the Autism and Communication Center at California Lutheran University. Each autobiographical narrative is 2-3 pages and ends with reflection questions to encourage reader engagement and reflection. All autistic individuals deserve autistic leaders around them for support and mentoring.
And the book will be available in the Koch-Young Resource Center Library as well.