Life on the Autism spectrum

Nicola - Interview 13

Age at interview: 19

Brief outline: Nicola is currently at a college for further education and will start working at the local hospital radio station when she finishes her course.

Background: Nicola lives with her parents and was diagnosed with autism when she was 6 years old. Ethnic background/nationality: White British

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Nicola, 19, was diagnosed with autism when she was six years old. Nicola is currently at a college of further education. She has a lot of potential and when she finishes her college course, will begin a job at the local hospital radio station. She has passed her GCSE’s, won a national art competition and loves music and Chelsea football club.


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