How an adult with autism inspired this young researcher

Mia Langguth talks about how her experiences caring for a young man with autism have changed her life ⎮ 24 min listen

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Autism is a condition that affects a person’s ability to interact socially and relate to the world around them. The degree to which a person is affected ranges across a wide spectrum, from severe difficulties in communicating to mild symptoms. Mia Langguth, a researcher at QBI, works part-time as a carer for Chris, a 24-year-old man with autism. She became a disability support worker almost by chance, but it's a job that has shaped the direction of her career. Listen and learn more from Mia by following this link.

A Grey Matter

Podcast Series , The Queensland Brain Institute

A Grey Matter is for anyone who has ever wondered how we think, feel, reason and move. The Queensland Brain Institute's neuroscience podcast unlocks the wonders of the brain – the complex and mysterious core of who we are. QBI, at The University of Queensland, works to understand the development, organisation and function of the brain.