My Story

Attorney, Author, Artist, Speaker, Autism Advocate

My Story - About Haley Moss

Haley Moss is a South Florida native who was diagnosed with autism at age three. Upon receiving her autism diagnosis, her family was told that she would be fortunate to make a friend, graduate high school, or obtain her driver’s license.

Haley has defied the expectations set forth within her initial diagnosis.

Today, she is an attorney, author, artist, and autism advocate who writes and speaks publicly about her journey and gives hope for other autistic people and their families and friends.

Haley Moss

Inspiring Journey

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Journey to Attorney

Haley attended the University of Florida and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology & Law as well as a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2015. She completed both degrees in an impressive three years. Following her undergraduate studies, Haley was fortunate to graduate from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a Miami Public Interest Scholar committed to promoting access to justice for all. Haley was the Student Commencement Speaker at her law school graduation in May 2018. She passed the bar exam and is a member of The Florida Bar. Today she is one of a handful of openly autistic attorneys.

Haley Moss Acclaimed Author

An Acclaimed Author

She is the author of two books: “Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About” and “A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About.” Her original writings about autism and her unique experiences as an autistic woman have also been featured in The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, The Mighty, and numerous other websites and publications. Haley also contributed an original essay and illustrated the cover artwork for the award-winning Autism Women’s Network anthology “What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew.”

Haley Moss Acclaimed Artist

An Accomplished Artist

Haley is also an artist whose style is best described as an influence between pop art and anime with its varying color palettes and whimsical style. Her original paintings and prints are often donated and auctioned off in order to benefit nonprofits that serve individuals with disabilities and their communities. Haley’s artwork aims to make you smile and to brighten your day.

Haley Moss Autism Advocate

Autism Advocacy

With her story and journey, Haley has been actively involved in autism advocacy beginning when she spoke at a conference prior to beginning high school and came out as openly autistic to her classmates during her freshman year of high school. Haley has been an active fundraiser and philanthropist and has been recognized for her efforts from numerous nonprofit organizations. In order to advocate, Haley brings issues facing autistic people and their perspectives to the forefront through her writing and speaking, alongside her fundraising through artwork. She currently serves on the constituency board of UM-NSU CARD.

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Keynote Speaking

Haley is also an engaging speaker who enjoys sharing her story with audiences who relate to the realness in which she tells her stories, along with her sense of humor and profound wisdom. Her audiences include autistic people, students, professionals, parents, nonprofit and corporate executives, and more.

Topics Haley enjoys speaking about are the importance of neurodiversity and autism acceptance, autism and women, autism in the workplace, transitions to adulthood, college, middle school, high school, and overcoming obstacles.

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