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Emily Grodin is a native of California, and was raised in Encino.  Emily is a college student studying journalism, psychology and creative writing. Emily has been featured in Leaders Around Me, edited by Edlyn Pena, Phd. Her writings have also appeared in Amuse -Bouche, a literary publication of Antioch College. More recently Emily became a published author with the release of her memoir "I Have Been Buried Under Years of Dust" ( Harper Collins April 2021) which she co-wrote with her mother, Valerie Gilpeer. She has been recognized by the California Legislature for her contribution to the community. Emily will be honored as Advocate of the Year by the Learning Rights Law Center located in Los Angeles, at a ceremony to be held on October 16, 2021.


Emily is an advocate for herself and member of her community in an effort to dispel the misconceptions about those who have autism.


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My Writing

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