Karina Freilich is a 29-year-old autistic woman from Fairfax, VA. She 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. Today, Karina has a part-time job with a positive community of coworkers and discusses her thoughts on advocating for those with disabilities.

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