Amy Brown

Amy Brown - South East Consortium Jul, 27 2019 Amy is the nbspDirector of Program Development at South East Consortium, located in Mamaroneck, NY. The South East Consortium provides unique recreation opportunities for those with disabilities residing in lower Westchester County. Different programs range from physical recreation & sports to expressive & fine arts, plus daily living experiences. Tune in to learn more about Amy's role at SEC, and her special connection to autism. Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutAmy Brown »

Mark Child

Mark Child - RoboKind Aug, 17 2019 Mark is the Executive Director of Sales and Marketing for Robokind. Robokind's mission is to engage, enhance, and enrich students through a cost-effective interactive education, which utilizes robots to support diverse and inclusive education for all students! Robokind does this through Milo the robot - a facially expressive humanoid robot! Milo the robot is designed to be interesting and approachable for learners with autism. Use of milo helps learners improve their social and behavioral skills and gain the confidence they need to succeed academically and socially. Tune in to learn more, or visit www.robokind.com!nbsp Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMark Child »

Miriam Skydell

Miriam Skydell - Sensory Bounce Therapy Jul, 06 2019 Miriam is a pediatric occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience! She is also the Director of Sensory Bounce Therapy. Their mission is to provide a unique sensory, motor and social skills occupational therapy program to children with different abilities by utilizing a fun, natural play environment. The program helps children with ASD, ADHD and any motor or social difficulties. Tune in to learn more or visit sensorybounce.com Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMiriam Skydell »

Harish Bikmal

Harish Bikmal - Zenaviv Aug, 10 2019 Harish is the co-founder of Zenaviv a social enterprise start up that recognizes and promotes the talents of those on the autism spectrum. All artists earn 66% of the profits from the sale of their art - improving their self-esteem, helping secure their financial future, and providing hope to their families. Harish and his eldest son Saket launched Zenaviv in 2016 to bring recognition to the unique autism talent which was “invisible” to the world, and improve the quality of life of the artists! Tune in to learn more about Zenaviv or visitnbspwww.zenaviv.com!nbsp Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutHarish Bikmal »

Dr. James Adams

Dr. James Adams - Arizona State University Aug, 03 2019 Dr. Adams is a professor and autism researcher at Arizona State University. His research group is dedicated to finding the causes of autism, how to prevent autism, and how to best help people with autism. Their focus is primarily on biomedical issues, including nutritional deficiencies, heavy metal toxicity, and bacterial overgrowths in the gut. Tune in to learn more about this groundbreaking research! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutDr. James Adams »

Rebecca Beam

Rebecca Beam - auticon Jul, 20 2019 Rebecca is the president of auticon, U.S. auticon's mission is to create as many jobs as possible for autistic adults. For this reason, auticon expands its services in business segments that match the strengths of autistic people. They are an international IT service provider with locations across Europe, Canada and the U.S. Tune in to learn more about auticon or visit https://auticon.us/ Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutRebecca Beam »

Michael John Carley

Michael John Carley Jun, 15 2019 Michael has been involved in the ASD field for over 20 years! He is thenbsp former Executive Director of 'GRASP' - the largest organization in the world comprised of adults on the Autism Spectrum. Michael also sits on the board of directors for NEXT For Autism. Tune in to learn more about Michael and his experiences as an individual on the spectrum, as well as the parent of a child on the spectrum! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMichael John Carley »

Joan Chaisson

Joan Chaisson - Autism Involves Me Jun, 22 2019 Joan Chaisson is a retired teacher, autism consultant and the founder of AIM (Autism Involves Me). AIM was founded in 2013 in Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland Canada, where Joan resides. AIM works with local businesses to train their staff to become autism aware and autism friendly. Tune in to learn more about how AIM has grown, and how Port Aux Basques has earned the title of "most autism-friendly town" in all of Canada! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutJoan Chaisson »

Kerry Mauger

Kerry Mauger - Wings for Autism Jul, 13 2019 Kerry is a special projects manager for The Arc, an organization that advocates for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.nbsp More specifically, Kerry isnbsp the program manager of The Arc’s Wings for Autism® program. This special program allows for airport “rehearsals” specially designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and people with other intellectual/developmental disabilities, their families and aviation professionals. The program isnbsp designed to alleviate some of the stress that families who have a child with autism experience when traveling by air. Tune in to learn more about Wings for Autism, or check www.thearc.org/wingsforautism for upcoming trainings! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutKerry Mauger »

Haley Moss

Haley Moss - Autism Advocate Jun, 29 2019 Haley is an attorney, artist, published author, autism advocate and public speaker! nbspShe is the first "openly autistic person" to be admitted to the Florida Bar Association. Haley was diagnosed with autism at age three and has since defied the expectations set forth within her initial diagnosis. To learn more about Haley, visit her page at haleymoss.net and tune in! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutHaley Moss »

Jason Cherry

Jason Cherry - Siblings of Autism Jun, 01 2019 Jason is the founder of Siblings of Autism, a non-profit organization. Siblings of Autism works closely with the Autism Society of America to provide individuals with siblings on the autism spectrum different services: scholarships, outreach & respite. Tune in to learn more about Jason and his reason for starting this amazing organization. Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutJason Cherry »

Dr. Karen Parker

Dr. Karen Parker - Stanford University May, 11 2019 Dr. Parker is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University. She is also the director of the social and neurosciences research program. Tune in to learn more about Dr. Parker's Autism related work at Stanford as well as her latest study - "The Role of Vasopressin in the Social Deficits of Autism". Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutDr. Karen Parker »

Maxiner Rosaler

Maxine Rosaler - Queen for a Day May, 25 2019 Maxine is an author from Washington Heights, NY. Her latest novel "Queen for a Day" focuses on her experiences as the parent of a child on the autism spectrum. What began as truth-telling memoir, ended up as "a novel in stories". Tune into learn more about Maxine! nbspFor more information visit: maxinerosaler.com Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMaxiner Rosaler »

Meghan Miller

Meghan Miller - UC Davis Jun, 08 2019 Dr. Miller is an assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis. She is a licensed clinical psychologist whose specialty is in early diagnosis of, and comorbidity between, autism and ADHD. She was the principal investigator on the MIND Institute's "Early Risk Study Team". Tune in to learn more about Dr. Miller's research study and their findings! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMeghan Miller »

Joseph McCleery

Joseph McCleery - St. Josephs University May, 18 2019 Joseph is the Academic Director of the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at St. Josephs College in Philadelphia, PA. The Kinney Center has a two-fold mission: to educate and train the autism professionals of tomorrow, while supporting and serving the individuals and families affected by autism today. The Center also provides: supervised peer mentoring and social skills programs, support and educational resources, a resource center for information, networking and advocacy support and more! Tune in to learn about how this center is helping young adults on the spectrum & their families navigate college life. For more information visit: www.kinneyautism.sju.edu Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutJoseph McCleery »

Mary Rose Sweeney

Mary Rose Sweeney - Dublin City University May, 04 2019 Mary is an associate professor in Health Systems Research at Dublin City University in Dublin, Ireland. The University is the first designated Autism friendly university in Ireland, and possibly the world! Tune in to learn more about the steps DCU took to become an Autism friendly college, plus what services & programs they provide for students with ASD today.nbsp For more information visit: www.dcu.ie Dublin City University - @DCUautism Mary Rose Sweeney - @sweenema Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMary Rose Sweeney »

Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin Apr, 27 2019 This weekend’s guest is Dr. Temple Grandin! Temple is a world renowned author and advocate for individuals on the Autism spectrum. She is also currently a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. This interview highlights important topics close to Dr. Grandin’s heart – work placement/opportunities for adults on the autism spectrum as well as teaching younger folks on the spectrum important job skills training. Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutTemple Grandin »

Allison Fedigan

Allison Fedigan - Autism Directory Service Apr, 13 2019 Allison is one of the directors of the Autism Directory Service - an organization that provides many different grants for families and individuals living in the Hudson Valley. She is also the chair person for this years local Autism Awareness Community Walk! Tune in to learn more about ADS and what they do for our community. We hope to see you at this years Autism Awareness Community Walk! Sunday, April 28th Stringham Park, Lagrangeville NY 9AMnbsptonbsp1PMnbsp For more information visit: www.adshelps.org Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutAllison Fedigan »

Abilities Expo

Valerie Teague - Abilities Expo Apr, 20 2019 This weekend's 1 in 59 guest is Valerie Teague. Valerie is the Director of Sales for the Abilities Expo. The Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals for over 40 years. Tune in to learn more about Abilities and what types of demos, services, activities, etc. will be available at our local expo, happening May 3rd through May 5th at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center. For more information visit https://www.abilities.com/newyork/ Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutAbilities Expo »

Abby Edwards

Abby Edwards - Pajama Day Apr, 06 2019 Abby is the sibling of an Anderson student and a huge advocate for those with ASD. For three years now she has been helping to raise funds for Anderson Center for Autism while also raising awareness for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Tune in to learn more about Abby's fundraising and awareness efforts and how they've grown over the years! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutAbby Edwards »