Cheyenne Cyr is a captivating and eloquent speaker. She is a 20 year old college student, from Vista, California. She currently attends Vista Adult Transition Center, takes journalism courses at Palomar Community College, works part time, and enjoys a wide variety of hobbies and interests. Having autism herself, Cheyenne has recently decided to dedicate much of her time to becoming an autism advocate.
Presentation: Helping Others Understand What it is Like to Have Autism
Cheyenne is determined to share her firsthand experiences and opinions in an effort to give incredible insight into daily challenges and common experiences other people with autism may experience. She has recently been speaking about her strengths and challenges, strategies that have helped her and things she has overcome in her life. For parents of recently diagnosed or young children with autism, Cheyenne’s message is full of hope. For family members, caregivers and special education professionals, Cheyenne’s insights will change the way you think of your relationships with people with autism. Cheyenne strongly promotes a culture of neurodiversity and invites us to see the world from her own uniquely amazing perspective.