Beyond Symptoms: the Gift of Autism

Dr. Melinda Edwards

9:30 AM (EDT) May 20, 2024

Dr. Melinda Edwards, MD

Dr. Edwards is a mother, writer and physician in Charleston, SC. She attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina and completed her residency in psychiatry at Stanford Medical Center. She works with underserved adults and individuals on the autism spectrum and is completing a book "Psyche & Spirit: How aPsychiatrist Found Divinity Through Her Lifelong Search for Truth and Her Daughter’s Autism". Melinda’s daughter Saachi is the source of her greatest joy and her deepest personal growth. The visions for the 501c3 non profit organization Living Darshan and the Annual Awaken Through Autism conference were born out of their journey together.