Kate Kamoshita: The Legend of Education & Advocacy
This episode is dedicated to Marina, Kate’s mother who showed her that if you really want to do something then you can do it, including saving endangered cultural heritage. Kate and I show you what it looks like when two people who have ADHD record a podcast episode. We really want to bring to light stories of people who have been marginalised and struggle because of their neurodiversity. If you are neurotypical, we hope you feel more informed and neurodiverse people will feel a little less alone.
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In this episode you’ll hear:
- How Kate lived with undiagnosed ADHD until the age of 34
- Some of the ways that ADHD can present in women or those assigned female at birth
- The emotional damage of undiagnosed ADHD and why some people get diagnosed and others don’t
- How Kate advocates for others to receive a diagnosis or assistance with ADHD
Kate Kamoshita is a professional educator and ADHD advocate. She is based in Tokyo and working to spread alternative educational routes and promote neurodiversity acceptance. Kate studied abroad in Italy for an adventure with AFS at 17 and graduated, Cum Laude from The American University in Washington DC. with a degree in visual media. Since 2006, she's been living and working in Japan. She uses her expertise to help people find their path through education.
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