About

About


BECCA LORY, CAS, BCCS was diagnosed on the autism spectrum as an adult and has since become an active advocate, mentor, and coach for individuals on the autism spectrum. Becca has published multiple articles along with speaking publicly about life on the autism spectrum with the goal of spreading acceptance, understanding, and encouraging self-advocacy. She spent four years supporting the autism community in the non-profit sector in her work for grass-roots organizations that provide resources and services directly to individuals on the autism spectrum. Becca left non-profit to pursue dual certifications as a Certified Autism Specialist (CAS) and Cognitive Specialist (BCCS). She now provides supports directly to the autism community as a mentor and coach, while teaching workshops and classes geared toward assisting teens and adults on the spectrum with the practice of social and independent living skills. With a focus on living an active, positive life, she continues her advocacy work through her blogs, public speaking engagements, and the weekly podcast that she co-hosts. Becca is honored to sit on the Advisory Board of the Nassau-Suffolk chapter of the Autism Society of America, the Board of Directors of Different Brains, and the Community Council of AASET (Autistic Adults and other Stakeholders Engaged Together). No matter her role, Becca is dedicated to guiding and supporting individuals on the autism spectrum with unwavering passion and commitment.

 

In case you missed it!


You can find more of Becca’s work listed below:

“Autism Saved My Life” on Spectrum Women Magazines Autism April special feature.

On Being a Unicorn”, in the Fall 2016 issue of Autism Spectrum News,  follow this link to the full issue.