(3 min 47 sec) In this episode, a blind man with Asperger’s creates an Internet radio station, a dancer with Tourette’s uses her tics in her movement, a coffee employee with Down syndrome gets a huge surprise from his boss, and more!
Philadelphia Eagles’ owner Jeffrey Lurie has created the "Eagles Autism Challenge"—the franchise’s signature cycling and 5K run/walk charity event dedicated to raising funds for innovative autism research.
(3 min 24 sec) In this episode, a UK café hires people on the autism spectrum, an 11-yr-old creates a lemonade stand for her brother with Tourette’s, and we meet the first Washington lobbyist with Down syndrome, and more!
(3 min 18 sec) In this episode, we meet superheroes with special needs, two toddlers with Down syndrome become best buddies, and a man on the autism spectrum creates sculptures out of Babybel cheese wax, and more!
(38 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS speak with Brenda Smith Myles Ph.D.. Dr. Myles is president of AAPC Publishing – a small niche company that publishes books on autism spectrum disorder.
(3 min 45 sec) In this episode, a former high school athlete looks to improve concussion testing, special education students go on a virtual reality field trip, Kobe Bryant surprises a fan with Epilepsy on The View, and more!
From news to TV to movies, ideas about and portrayals of people on the autism spectrum are often not based in reality, ranging from simple inaccuracies to outright fabrications. So, let's review and dispel some common myths.
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.
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