Emile Gouws, PhD student, is a 28-year old autistic self-advocate and special educator at Edu360 Integrated Education in South Africa. Emile was selected as Vice Chair of the National Executive Committee of Autism South Africa and executive committee member on the Common Wealth Disabled people’s forum where he represents neurodiversity. Emile is on the Board of Directors for the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning and has presented at conferences throughout the world.
Financial: Emile Gouws has employment relationships with EDU360 Foundation and EDU 360 College. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Emile Gouws is an adult who is on the autism spectrum.