Category: Society & Culture

Latinx On The Rise is a podcast dedicating to uncovering stories about Latinx all around the world. I will be interviewing activists, artist and content creators who are working for and with the Latinx community.

Autism Habla

July 9, 2019

Yuri Maldonado and I speak about her 11 year old son who was diagnosed with autism 8 years ago. The Latinx community is one of the most under-diagnosed communities due to language barriers and health care. Latinx are being tested for autism at a 10 percent rate, many people do not find out they themselves are on The Spectrum until they have children. Services are also determined on a state by state basis. Many Latinx are insured through Medicare which does not always cover the costs of ABA, Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapy. 

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