Join Maya for a live author event where they will be talking about how being autistic has influenced their life and work and of the unique strengths they've found working with their neurotype instead of constantly trying to mask their needs and autistic traits. If you or your students would like to ask Maya a question at the end of the talk, please email your student's name, school and the question for Maya to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Tuesday 7 February, 10am (Can't tune in at this time? You can still register to watch the event on demand!)
Who: Special and mainstream schools
Audience: S3 (age 13+). Please note our audience guidelines should be used as a rough guide only.
Location: Online; we will send you a link to join the live event on Tuesday morning
Accessibility information: None
Deadline: Event videos will be available to watch on demand for those registered on the Scottish Book Trust website until Friday 3 March. You can still register to receive a link after the event happens on the 7 February.
Registration for this event is now closed. This page is for information only.
About the author
Maya MacGregor is a late-diagnosed autistic author who has written over twenty novels for adults and young adults. Since diagnosis, they have come to understand how to use their intense interests, hyperfocus, and attention to detail to build new worlds for readers as well as a fulfilling creative life. All of their books for young adults feature autistic characters at varying stages of the pre-diagnosis or post-diagnosis journey.