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Podcast: Kathy Kelly: How to visit Disney parks with a kid on the autism spectrum

Kathy Kelly is the mother of a 17 year old with autism. She is also the host of an unofficial Disney Travel podcast for people with a variety of special needs and disabilities, including Autism. She is currently writing the first-ever travel guide for families with autism who are planning a Walt Disney World vacation. […]

Podcast: Lois Brady shares Apps For Autism

Lois Brady, M.A., CCC-SLP, is passionate about working with the special needs community. She found her calling while in high school, when she spent her summer breaks volunteering in camp programs for children with special needs. Lois has over two decades of experience working as a Speech Language Pathologist specializing in autism spectrum disorders. She […]

Podcast: A Father’s Perspective & Autism Employment with Derek Volk

Derek Volk is a businessman, supporter of Autism awareness, philanthropist, and author of the book: Chasing the Rabbit – A Dad’s Life Raising His Son on the Spectrum. Derek actively participates on the Maine Business Leadership Network (BLN), a national organization that focuses on connecting employers with employees who have disabilities. His own company currently […]

Podcast: A Different Way of Seeing Autism with Dr. Barry Prizant

Barry Prizant is one of the world’s leading authorities on autism, with more than 40 years experience as a scholar, researcher, and international consultant for individuals with autism and their families. He’s an adjunct professor at Brown University and author of Uniquely Human. How is Barry’s new book, Uniquely Human, helping people better understand autism? […]

Podcast: Play Therapy & Relationship Approach for Autism with Dr. Robert Jason Grant of Autplay

We’re talking to Dr. Robert Jason Grant creator of AutPlay® Therapy – a play therapy based approach to working with children. It combines the therapeutic powers of play therapy, behavioral therapy, and relationship development in a collaborative model to help kids and teens. Hear more about Robert’s journey to start the Autplay program for kids […]

Podcast: Kickstarter T-Shirts with Robert Thornton of Paper Clouds Apparel

Robert Thornton is the Founder of Paper Clouds Apparel. They have provided the shirts for the Autism Activities Handbook Kickstarter Campaign. Only a few days left to get your Paper Clouds Apparel T-shirt too! Robert’s mother was a bus driver for children with special needs. One of the little girls on her route would spend […]

Podcast: Kickstarter Launch & Interview with Andrea Bull author of Animal Appetites

Andrea Bull is the author of the Animal Appetites ABC book for kids and an advocate for her autistic brother, Robert. Robert provided the illustrations for Animal Appetites and is currently working on the illustrations for the Autism Activities Handbook (now on Kickstarter). Andrea started a project- a picture book with her brother’s drawings, initially […]

Podcast: Understanding Neurodiversity with Hackie Reitman author of Aspertools

Harold “Hackie” Reitman is an orthopedic surgeon, former professional heavyweight boxer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, filmmaker, neurodiversity advocate and author of the book Aspertools: The Practical Guide for Understanding and Embracing Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Neurodiversity. Hackie’s entire interest in Neurodiversity was inspired by his daughter Rebecca, a successful mathematician. Her bravery inspired Hackie to write, […]

Podcast: Ten Commandments of Interacting with Kids on the Autism Spectrum with Mari Nosal

Mari Nosal received her B.A. in psychology and her Masters degree in Educational Foundations. She has over 30 years’ experience within the human services and educational fields. She has worked with parents, educators and children with special needs. She is a published author, autism advocate, blogger, mom, wife. Mari’s son had experienced many school issues […]

Podcast: The forgotten history of autism: NeuroTribes with Steve Silberman

Steve Silberman has covered science and cultural affairs for WIRED and other national magazines for more than twenty years. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker,TIME, Nature, and Salon. He lives in San Francisco. Steve became interested in autism after meeting a few people in Silicon Valley who had children on the autism spectrum. […]