In The Media

Media & Publication Contributions

Here’s a collection featuring Wanda.

Featured Article

“‘I was diagnosed at 46’: Waterloo mom calls late autism diagnosis a relief”
(Waterloo Chronicle)

Wanda smiling at the camera with Article Text "I was diagnosed at 46" captioned

Articles

ARTICLE: International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

October 2023
Embracing Neurodiversity: Building an Inclusive Future

ARTICLE: Plans and Trusts

September 2023
Working Toward Neurodiversity Inclusion

ARTICLE: Waterloo Chronicle

May 2023
‘I was diagnosed at 46’: Waterloo mom calls late autism diagnosis a relief

ARTICLE: Eastern Workforce Innovation Board (as originally published in The Globe and Mail)

December 2021
How are workplaces supporting Canadian workers with disabilities?

ARTICLE: Reader’s Digest

November 2020
I Was 46 When I Discovered I Was Autistic. Suddenly My Life Made Sense

ARTICLE: Broadview

March 2020
I learned I had autism at 46. I now understand myself.

Podcasts & Video

PODCAST: Mind Your Own Business

January 2024
On this episode of Mind Your Own Business, we meet Wanda, a champion of change at the helm of Liberty Co, a consultancy firm for members of the neurodivergent community.

PODCAST: The Universal Workforce Institute

October 2023
Wanda talks about why accessibility needs to be included in DE&I, the need for representation of women with autism, and how neuroinclusivity efforts benefit everyone in the process.

VIDEO: Accessible Media Interview

May 2022
Invisible Disabilities
(Wanda’s segment begins at 10:43)

VIDEO: AutiTalks

March 2022
Wanda shares her journey as an autistic woman diagnosed late in life and discusses a number of topics such as inclusion at work

Contributions

Putting Neurodiversity to Work: A Five Step Guide (PDF)

Azrieli Foundation, 2024
Accessible Employers, The Inclusive Workplace, Liberty Co, NEUROinclusive Workforce Solutions, Ready, Willing & Able (RWA), Worktopia

ORAL PRESENTATION: Gender, neurodivergence and work: Autistic women’s employment experiences in the Canadian context

Nordic Network on Disability research, 2023 Annual Conference
Chawrun I, Tint A, Mistry B, Deschamps W, Dussault A, Holleymeyer C, Spoelstra M, Jetha A, Gignac M, Lai MC, Hamdani Y. (2023, May 11).

RESEARCH: The State of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Canada

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, 2023
Page 68

BOOK: Entrepreneurship, Neurodiversity & Gender

Dinah Bennett & Yolanda K. Gibb © 2022
Page 13 (of Introduction)

BOOK: Navigating the Messy Middle

by Ann Douglas © 2022
Acknowledgements page 226