My ‘Inspiring people with Autism’ posts features people who have achieved amazing feats despite being on the Autism Spectrum. I am sharing these to show everyone that anything is possible; to remove the stigma surrounding Autism.
The second installment of these posts features British Paralympic gold-medalist Jessica-Jane Applegate. She’s a 15-year old girl who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome which is a mild form of Autism. Jessica won the women’s 200m Freestyle despite being behind for the most part of the final race. Watch:
Here’s her interview with Channel 4’s after she won:
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