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

Podcasts & Video

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

PODCAST: StartUp Women

August 2021
Including Disability in Diversity with Wanda Deschamps (Episode 153)


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.


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).

BOOK: Entrepreneurship, Neurodiversity & Gender

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

RESEARCH: The State of Women’s Entrepreneurship in Canada

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, 2023
Page 68

BOOK: Navigating the Messy Middle

by Ann Douglas © 2022
Acknoledgements page 226