Jacki Edry published her first book “Moving Forward: Reflections on Autism, Neurodiversity, Brain Surgery, and Faith” in 2021, and shortly after that, she launched her blog. In addition, she enjoys lecturing about neurodiversity and sensory processing to a wide range of audiences.
Jacki is a Hampshire College graduate with many years of experience in education, writing, lecturing, and marketing. She has been exploring the world of autism and neurodiversity for over thirty-five years.
Jacki is also neurodistinct, a survivor of complex brain surgery, which greatly affected her sensory and perceptual abilities. Her children have been diagnosed with varying forms of neurodivergence, including autism, ADHD, Auditory and Sensory Processing Disorder, Irlen syndrome, dyslexia, and more. Sharing her insights and understanding of neurodiversity has been the driving force behind her work.
Jacki has also spent many years advocating for inclusion and educational reform. Her work as a neurodiversity advocate has been recognized worldwide, and in 2023 she was chosen as one of the top 50 Neurodivirsity Evangelists by ND by design, powered by Dynamis.
Jacki was born and raised in NY, and upon completion of her studies, she made Aliyah to Israel, where she resides with her husband, children, and dog.
To learn more about Jacki’s work and ideas, please visit:
Blog and website: www.jackisbooks.com.
Purchase Moving Forward: Reflections on Autism, Neurodiversity, Brain Surgery, and Faith on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/Moving-