Heidi La Paglia

CCYDN Associate Executive Committee Member and Advisor Heidi is a young Autistic woman with multiple co-occurring disabilities and chronic illnesses.

In addition to her own self-advocacy, Heidi has an extensive background working in disability systemic advocacy, including in spaces working to advance the rights of young people with disabilities.

Heidi lives in Tasmania, the island state of Australia with her partner, son and three cats.

Heidi has previously completed Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Philosophy and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degrees with the University of Tasmania (UTas).