Vikie Shanks speaks at TEDx

Vikie Shanks has given a powerful talk at TEDx, which can now be watched online.

Should we really continue to pity those on the autism spectrum? Or, is it time to reexamine how we approach mental health? Vikie Shanks shares a paradigm shift she went through with her own children.

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Vikie Shanks

Vikie Shanks was born in 1958 in Aden ( now South Yemen ), where her father was stationed in the RAF,  the youngest of three children, and  lived from the age of five in Waterbeach near Cambridge. At the age of seventeen she left home and moved to London to start work as a trainee...More about Vikie Shanks