Raji Azar Jr. is a 34 year-old autistic man from Fairfax, Virginia. In adolescence, Raji was placed into a variety of exclusive and inclusive situations with his peers due to his disability.
Karina was born in Russia but spent much of her childhood and adolescence adjusting to the education and mental health care systems in the United States, where she earned hastily presumed diagnoses of bipolar depression.
Adam discusses his daily life living with a physical disability including the supports he needs, the assistive technology he uses, and the obstacles he has faced in getting mental health treatment.
In this interview, Jessica talks about dealing with anxiety and depression, therapy, and reading about Asperger’s for the first time