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Interview with LaTesha Gonzales

“I was already a huge advocate for my son Gabriel. So at school, and no matter what, like everybody knows, I'm telling you what his needs are. And it's becoming
an advocate for myself and to say, listen, I'm uncomfortable or I can't. I need a break from this, or this is too loud. It's allowed me to to speak up more.”

LaTesha Gonzales

Interview date: May 25, 2023

Interviewer: Casey E. Ovella Davis

Runtime: 00:40:17

Interview with LaTesha Gonzales, a person whose dedicated interests include socio-linguistics, traveling, reading, and Ashtanga yoga. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and wife. Their family shares three children together. LaTesha is Director of the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at the University of New Orleans (UNO). She became aware of her Autistic identity at age 39.

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