Alix Generous



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Alix Generous is an #ActuallyAutistic advocate for advancing mental health reform and institutional treatment of autistic people. She recently graduated from Pepperdine University with her Masters of Science in Behavioral Psychology, and plans to pursue a PhD in a related field of study. With a particular interest in preventing autism filicide, Alix is passionate about expanding the reach of behavior therapies to all continents. Alix has 5 years of professional experience working in Autism treatment, but a lifetime of experience living as an autistic person in a neuro-typical world. She hopes one day all autistic voices are heard and respected, and that society adapts to welcome the diverse

Certifications & Education

  • M.S., Behavioral Psychology, Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
  • B.S., Molecular Biology, College of Charleston
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology, University of Vermont

Focus Areas

  • Preventing autism filicide
  • Promoting ethical recruiting practices for the employment of neurodiverse people
  • Behavior analysis and researcher of behaviors in violent extremism, political extremism, and terrorism

Most Requested Presentations

  • Complex Problems Require Unique Minds
  • The Autism Sensory Experience 
  • Shaping the Future of Autism Employment 

Awards & Recognition

  • Distinguished Speaker Award (2017) from the Ranney School 
  • Sustain Us 2012 Citizen Science Award 
  • TedTalk  
  • TedX

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