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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
This week we discuss how no one person speaks for the whole Autism community.
Also Kirk finishes up at the Edinburgh fringe, and the reviews are in...we discuss.
This week we talk to Dr. Lord from the Center for the Autism and Developing Brain. They have a large study opening up. You can be a part.
The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB) teamed up with the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) to share information about a new research study called SPARK. SPARK is a free online study with a simple mission: to speed up research and advance the understanding of autism. SPARK aims to be the largest study of its kind with the goal of building a community of 50,000 individuals with autism and their families across the nation. The entire autism community is encouraged to participate, including adults and children diagnosed with autism, as well as their biological parents and siblings. By joining SPARK, you’re helping accelerate research to find causes and treatments for autism. Additionally, you will receive: updates on the latest research; access to experts who will arm you with information to help address daily situations; results from the analysis of your or your family’s DNA, in the event that you opt to receive this information and a genetic cause for autism is identified; individuals with autism will receive gift cards valued at up to a total of $50 for participation. To learn more about SPARK and register online via a secure portal, visit www.SPARKforAutism.org/CADB
This week, Peter gets more jobs and is doing great. Kirk is in Sweden to see JJ. JJ decides to shave his own head, pictures on Kirk's instagram.
Unbelievable we have done 100 episodes, This week we talk about some of our favorite moments. Thank you so much for the support, we love you guys.
This week we talk about the link between grandma's smoking and their grandkids autism.
Also we talk about links between autism and Schizophrenia.
This week, Naoki Higashida the author of The Reason I Jump.
Graham talk about Peter (Kirk is on Hiatus). Also we interview Peter.