Steve Bier - Popcorn for the People

Steve Bier - Popcorn for the People Oct, 26 2019 Steve is the managing director of Popcorn for the People, a nonprofit in East Brunswick, NJ. Steve's son Sam is a young adult on the autism spectrum who was finding it difficult to find gainful employment. Steve was then inspired to start Popcorn nbspfor the People, which provides meaningful and lasting employmentnbspfor adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. They also provide 14 different nbspyummy flavors of popcorn! 100% of the profits from Popcorn for the People goes to Let's Work for Good. Let's Work for Good is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to provide meaningful and lasting employment for adults with autism and developmental disabilities. Tune in to learn more about Popcorn for the People, or visit:nbsp www.popcornforthepeople.com Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutSteve Bier - Popcorn for the People »

Rhinebeck ASC

Kathleen Marshall Gary Bassett - Rhinebeck ASC Dec, 07 2019 Tune in to hear from Kathleen, Anderson's Director of Program Services and Mayor Bassett of the Village of Rhinebeck! This year, ACA collaborated with the Village to support their effort to establish the Village of Rhinebeck as an Autism Supportive Community. They are the first in our region to earn this distinction! Learn more about the ASC committee &amp initiative and what the future holds for this partnership!nbsp Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutRhinebeck ASC »

Dr. Lisa Shulman - SPARK

Dr. Lisa Shulman - SPARK Nov, 23 2019 Dr. Shulman is a professor in the Pediatrics Department at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is also a leading developmental pediatrician who specializes in diagnosing and treating children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental and learning disabilities. More recently, she is a principal investigator for SPARK (Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research) which is a landmark autism research project. Tune in to learn more about Dr. Shulman and her SPARK research. Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutDr. Lisa Shulman - SPARK »

Brennan Shearer & Tara Cunningham

Brennan Shearer Tara Cunningham - Specialisterne Nov, 02 2019 Tara is the CEO of Specialisterne USA, Brennan is the Corporate Engagement Manager. Specialisterne is a Danish not for profit founded in 2004, with the goal to create one million jobs globally for people with autism. Their&nbspmission is to share best practices, disseminate knowledge and spread the Specialisterne model, in order to provide training, education and employment for individuals with autism. Tune in to learn more about Tara & Brennan, and what the future holds for Specialisterne! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutBrennan Shearer & Tara Cunningham »

Dr. Trina Spencer

Dr. Trina Spencer Nov, 16 2019 Dr. Spencer is an associate professor at the University of South Florida in the Department of Child and Family Studies. She has been a board certified behavior analyst for nearly 20 years. Tune in to learn more about her current research and other recent works! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutDr. Trina Spencer »

Dr. Leanne Scalli - Earth to Autism

Dr. Leanne Scalli - Earth to Autism Oct, 19 2019 Dr. Scalli is the founder of Earth to Autism (E2A), a Florida based non-profit organization on a mission to help adults with Autism gain and maintain meaningful employment opportunities in green industry jobs. The organization serves two of Dr. Scalli's passions: environmental preservation and helping adults balancing their lives on the autism spectrum. Tune in to learn more about E2A and Dr. Scalli's roots in the autism field! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutDr. Leanne Scalli - Earth to Autism »

Pastor Steve

Pastor Steve - Odyssey Church Nov, 09 2019 Steve Dambra is a pastor at Odyssey Church, locatednbspinnbspPoughkeepsie NY. Odyssey is a worship service looking to integrate everyone! Their goal is to adapt worship for people with physical, emotional, andnbspintellectual disabilities. Early next year, Odyssey will be hosting their secondnbsp"Night to Shine" Prom! A Night to Shine is sponsored by the Time Tebow Foundation, and is held in multiple locations across the U.S each year. The prom is put together for differently abled folks, who may not have the opportunity to experience a prom. Tune in for more details about Odyssey Church & A Night to Shine! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutPastor Steve »

Beth Finkelstein

Beth Finkelstein - Felicity House Oct, 12 2019 Beth joined Felicity House in 2014 as the Executive Director, bringing with her over 15 years of experience in not-for-profit management. Felicity House is a non-clinical community space for adult women with autism. At FH women gather to meet, socialize, pursue interests, learn, create, connect to other resources, find supportive people, and laugh! Tune in to learn more about Beth and this amazing resource for women on the Autism Spectrum.nbsp www.felicity-house.org Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutBeth Finkelstein »

Molly Ola Pinney

Molly Ola Pinney - Global Autism Project Oct, 05 2019 Molly Ola Pinney is the founder and CEO of the Global Autism Project. Molly began her career in the autism field as an ABA therapist. She founded the Global Autism Project in 2003. They work to promote the acceptance and integration of individuals with autism worldwide by training communities in culturally relevant, sustainable practices. Currently, GAPnbspworksnbspin ten different countries across four continents. Learn more by tuning in or visit:nbspwww.globalautismproject.org/ nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMolly Ola Pinney »

Marc Garcia

Marc Garcia - Visit Mesa Sep, 28 2019 Marc Garcia has been the CEO of The Mesa Convention and Visitors Bureau for 7 years! Currently, Visit Mesa is on a journey to make Mesa Arizona the first-ever autism certified travel destinationnbspin the United States! Tune in to learn more about Marc, Visit Mesa, and the great strides Mesa is making to be a more inclusive city. Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMarc Garcia »

Marcelle Ciampi - ULTRA Testing

Marcelle Ciampi - ULTRA Testing Sep, 21 2019 Marcelle is a Senior Recruiter and Outreach Specialist at ULTRA Testing. ULTRA is a New York based technology company that provides highly flexible, high quality software testing services through exceptional onshore teams that include individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Marcelle is also an author, autism advocate, and parent among many other titles! Tune in to learn more about Marcelle & ULTRA. Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutMarcelle Ciampi - ULTRA Testing »

Jessica Cavanagh

Dallas actor, writer, and mom Jessica Cavanagh turns her experience of raising a child with autism to a strong, artistic message for families like hers. Self-Injurious Behavior runs Friday through Sunday through September 28, 2019 at Theatre 68, North Hollywood, CA. Read MoreAboutJessica Cavanagh »

Stephanie Lay - Special Foundation for Autism

Stephanie Lay - Special Foundation for Autism Sep, 07 2019 Stephanie is the founder of SPECIAL Foundation for Autism, and the owner of Maine-Tex Salsa. The direction and focus for SPECIAL, is to establish a work program that will provide one-on-one training and support for individuals on the spectrum, who will be employed by Maine-Tex to assist in the production of salsa! Tune in to learn more about Stephanie's special connection to Autism, and visit: https://www.specialfoundationforautism.org/ ornbspnbsphttp://www.mainetexsalsa.com/ Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutStephanie Lay - Special Foundation for Autism »

Patrick Bardsley and Tim Howe - Spectrum Designs

Patrick Bardsley and Tim Howe - Spectrum Designs Aug, 31 2019 Patrick is the CEO & Co-Founder of Spectrum Designs, Tim is the Chief Operating Officer. Spectrum Designs is a Long Island based non-profit organization in the screen printing & embroidery field. They create custom made decorated apparel and accessories. Spectrum Designs is a business with a social mission: to help individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder lead full and productive lives through the world of work. They work to create opportunities for employment, empowerment, and growth. Tune in to learn more about Spectrum Designs! Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutPatrick Bardsley and Tim Howe - Spectrum Designs »

Krissy and Madison Cahill

Krissy and Madison Cahill Aug, 24 2019 Madison is a local artist from Rhinebeck, NY! She has promoted & exhibited her art in local galleries in NYC, Beacon and at Hudson Valley Comic Con. Tune in to learn more about Madison, or follow her instagram to view her latest artwork: mmcdoodles Download Podcast Audio Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Read MoreAboutKrissy and Madison Cahill »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »