Alix Generous



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Alix Generous, MS, is a behavior analyst, mental health activist, consultant, and motivational speaker. Her TED talk “My inner life” has received over 2 million views and she has spoken around the world on her life experiences. She travels internationally consulting businesses, educating people on autism, neurodiversity, and raising awareness on the importance of ethical mental health care. She takes on projects that increase awareness and acceptance of those with mental differences advocating for non-violence, sustainability, and equality. She lives in Los Angeles. 

Certifications & Education

  • Diversity Crew Institute – DEI Certification
  • 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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