In this episode, a middle schooler with Down syndrome scores for his soccer team, a Long Island teen with Tourette’s looks to raise awareness, therapy dogs in Chile make a visit to the dentist easier for children on the autism spectrum, and more!
(21 mins) In this episode, Dr. Hackie Reitman explores the topic of finding employment for the neurodiverse by revisiting clips from some of our brilliant past guests, including Dr. Temple Grandin, Michael Bernick, and Lynn Miner Rosen.
(43 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Elizabeth Roberts, PsyD, of the College Internship Program, to discuss the value of transition programs for people with autism.
(3min 25sec) In this episode, a prom proposal for a teen with Down syndrome goes viral, a new treatment is used for those with Tourette’s, and an actor with autism shares his journey to a role on The Good Doctor. These stories and more in this week’s episode!
(3 mins 33 sec) In this episode, a Missouri family sells bow ties for those with Down syndrome, a new book is bringing awareness to children with Dyslexia, and we take a look at the high school swimming phenom who overcame the challenges of Tourette’s and ADHD! These stories and more in this week's edition!
(3 mins 30 sec) In this episode, the NBA store in New York City becomes autism friendly, a teen with Down syndrome collects hygiene products, and a brother and sister create a video for Tourette’s advocacy! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
Sesame Place, a children's theme park located in Philadelphia, PA and based on the TV show Sesame Street, has become the world's first theme park to be granted an accreditation for autism accommodation.
(3 min 19 sec) Patients with Alzheimer’s find joy through singing, a man with Borderline Personality Disorder looks to end the stigma around mental illness, an ex-football star and Snoop Dogg create a song for ADHD empowerment, and more!
(25 mins) In this episode, Dr. Hackie Reitman speaks with Chris Stout, PsyD., a clinical psychologist, philanthropist, entrepreneur, author, podcast host, and a founding member of the Center for Global Initiatives.
(36 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Dr. Kristie Patten Koenig, Associate Professor and Chair at New York University, Department of Occupational Therapy.
(19 minutes) In this episode, Dr. Hackie Reitman continues his conversation with Seth Keller, M.D.. Dr. Keller is Co-Chair of the AADMD’s National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices.
(3 min) In this episode, aerobics help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s, families receive tattoos are Down syndrome solidarity, and an artist with Down syndrome draws a huge following! These stories and more in this week’s edition!
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