“How I Succeed in a High-Stress Career as an Autistic Person
Being in the operating room is stressful, with hundreds of things going on simultaneously, with a possibility that an individual’s life is on the line. Many people would say that this high stress environment is not a place for an individual with autism, but Anita Lesko proves them wrong. She is a certified registered nurse anesthetist, preforming anesthesia during major surgery and she happens to be on the autism spectrum. Of course it was not easy to secure this position and her days can be extremely exhausting, but she wouldn’t change it for the world. She wants to inspire others on the spectrum to step out of their comfort zones and reach for the stars. Read her full post here.