Whose autism diagnosis get overlooked the most?
Also JJ loves his Spark and Peter tries lemon water.
This week we cover an article from a mother who refuses to call her son high functioning.
This week we talk about life expectancy of people who are severely ASD.
Study on Ultrasounds and autism shows there is not a connection.
Also we read your letters.
This week someone else gives their child bleach as a treatment for Autism. PLEASE do not do this.
Study discusses the connection between autism and Bi-polar.
Also Peter makes Graham dinner.
This week Peter's Mom Constance Graham stops but and we chit chat.
Being bilingual helps improv your mind according to the news.
Also, Peter moving to Alcohol free beer?
This week Kirk is on a Spanish Radio Program about Autism in Guayaquil Ecuador.
Next week we will be back with a regular autastic episode.
Scientist discover genes play a roll in weight gain and Autism.
We interview a couple that runs a radio program about autism in Ecuador.
Spoilers: we talk about Star wars this week
This week is the Christmas episode and Peter has a boys night out.
This week we discuss Larry David's curbed your enthusiasm and Peter loses his job. :(
Graham says this is our best episode ever!
Jill Escher, our roving reporter, recently attended the Autism Law Summit, an annual event hosted by Autism Speaks, that focuses on creating mandates for autism insurance coverage in every state, an effort that's been incredibly successful so far. She talked with two of the participants about the work they do in their states, Washington and Massachusetts.
Peter loses 2 pounds. We talk about The Good Doctor and Atypical.
This week we talk about addiction as it related to Autism.
This week we talk to the CEO of Exceptional Minds Ernie Merlan and student there Andrew Turney.
o She directs the development and implementation of community and family engagement initiatives making a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and their families. Prior to joining Sesame Workshop, Dr. Betancourt created programs in adult learning and early childhood education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a licensed bilingual speech and language pathologist and educational therapist.
o For nearly fifty years, Sesame Workshop has developed educational programs and resources for children from low-income families. Grounded in research, the organization has led the way for educational and entertainment industries to celebrate inclusion. Through the show Sesame Street, the organization has provided the tools and language for children and adults to talk about disability and diversity in a way that promotes acceptance.
Meet Julia video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKCdV20zLMs
o Maronel supervises all litigation efforts by DRLC. Throughout her career, she has worked on complex civil rights cases in the areas of disability law, housing, education and employment and has been litigating disability rights cases exclusively for approximately 10 years.
o For more than 30 years, Apple has provided innovative solutions for people with disabilities. Apple’s built-in accessibility features make them powerful and affordable assistive devices, drastically simplifying the buying process and learning curve for users with disabilities. By including these features within mainstream products, Apple has cleared the way for more advancements in this important field, opening up countless possibilities for people to be creative, collaborative and independent. We cannot be more honored to recognize them for their commitment to the disability community.
This week, JJ has a epileptic seizure and discuss its connection to autism.
Ep. 105: Graham is on the high seas, JJ is blowing kisses to dad.
We cover a great article in the NY Times about a person with Autism who exceeded his parents expectations.
Sometimes it seems we are not able to track the progress people will make and we don't have realistic exceptions...our expectations are too low.