Wilma Wake, PhD., LCSW has been a clinical social worker for over 40 years. She has a private practice in Maine where she specializes in seeing autistic children, adults, couples and families. She is also an ordained minister and has a D.Min. in feminist-liberation theology. She is committed to education, and has a Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education. In her 60’s she was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder by a neuro-psychologist. Since then she has devoted herself to learning about autism and finding ways to support other autistic adults. She is trained and certified as a neurodiverse couples’ therapist by AANE. [The Aspers/Autism Network]. She is co-facilitator of an Autistic Adults’ Support Group in Maine and offers workshops to support therapists in working with autistic adults.