EMILY KATY, 21, lived as an undiagnosed autistic girl for nearly seventeen years.
After completing her degree in 2022, she qualified as a mental health nurse. She has a large, highly engaged following on Twitter and Instagram (@ItsEmilyKaty) and a blog www.authenticallyemily.uk, where she talks about autism and mental health.
Emily is a Trustee of the charity 'The Autistic Girls Network', a former Governor and member of the CAMHS young people's council for her local NHS trust, and in 2021 to celebrate the International Day of the Girl, she was selected by the Women of the World Foundation as one of their 2021 40 Young Leaders.
She lives in Hertfordshire with her family and two dogs, and loves books, writing, scrapbooking and Greys Anatomy.
This is her first book.