Discovering and Nurturing Hidden Autism Talents with Swathi Chettipally
Today Mai Ling and Martyn share some updates on what has been keeping them busy lately and then they follow that with a wonderful interview with Swathi Chettipally. Mai Ling talks with Swathi about her experiences as a mother of an adult daughter with autism. Swathi shares some very heartfelt stories of the struggles and triumphs their family has faced. She also gives encouragement to other parents of children with challenges. This inspirational conversation is one that you don’t want to miss.
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Swathi Chettipally is the CEO of Designs By Siri and the mother of an adult daughter with autism. She built the company with the mission to develop talent among individuals with autism. She single handedly trained her daughter and others with autism to make jewelry and promote their work on social media. This work brings joy and confidence to the makers and builds self esteem to tackle other problems in their lives. It also promotes the idea that even people with autism can become productive members of the society. Swathi also hosts a weekly radio show to promote autism awareness.