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turn autism around

Interview with Dr. Temple Grandin on How to Turn Autism Around

#117: Interview with Dr. Temple Grandin on How to Turn Autism Around I am so delighted to share this interview with you today. Dr. Temple Grandin wrote the foreword to my newest book Turn Autism Around: An Action Guide for Parents of Young Children…


autism dad

Autism Dad Advice | Interview with Dr. Charles Barbera

#116: Autism Dad Advice | Interview with Dr. Charles Barbera For the first time ever on Turn Autism Around, I’m interviewing my husband and autism dad Dr. Charles Barbera about his point of view on our autism journey. Charles was the first person to…


abundance mindset

Having an Abundance Mindset in the Autism World with Julie Cairns

#105: Having an Abundance Mindset in the Autism World with Julie Cairns Julie Cairns works with clients to help them reprogram their belief system to have an abundance mindset. When there’s a battle between your subconscious and your conscious…


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Top 10 Best Autism Podcast Episodes of 2020

#104: Top 10 Best Autism Podcast Episodes of 2020 As my second year of podcasting comes to a close, I wanted to take some time and reflect on some of the best autism podcast episodes from this year.  I recently was able to survey over a hundred of my…


autism in black families

Autism in Black Families: Interview with Maria Davis-Pierre from Autism in Black

#099: Autism in Black Families: Interview with Maria Davis-Pierre from Autism in Black Maria Davis-Pierre is the founder and CEO of Autism in Black, a group that provides autism information and awareness to families in the black community. When her…


speech delay

Speech Delay vs Autism: Recognize the Signs to Delayed Speech in Children

Many toddlers have speech delays, and sometimes a speech delay is a symptom of something bigger, like autism. I know from experience that it's often confusing and overwhelming to parents who are on waiting lists for autism evaluations. Especially since these waiting lists grow longer and longer…

autism detection

Autism Detection: A Summary of Dr. Ami Klin’s Autism Work

#093: Autism Detection: A Summary of Dr. Ami Klin’s Autism Work When we emphasize very early autism detection and treatment, we can literally change the trajectory of a child’s diagnosis. I wanted to share some of Dr. Ami Klin’s work so that you can…


autism test

Things You Can Do While Waiting for an Autism Test

Things You Can Do While Waiting for an Autism Test Autism test waiting lists are long, and getting longer by the day. So, while you’re waiting for an autism test, know there are things that you can do to help your child or client. You can be proactive and get a better understanding of where…


Finding Cooper's Voice

Kate Swenson: Finding Cooper's Voice

#070: Kate Swenson: Finding Cooper’s Voice TODAY’S GUEST Today’s guest has been highly requested by many of my listeners, and I’ve been trying to get her on the show for over a year now. That’s why I’m so excited to introduce you to Kate…


autism and family stress

Autism and Family Stress: Autism Dad Reflects on Marriage & Coping with Autism

#059: Autism and Family Stress: Autism Dad Reflects on Marriage & Coping with Autism Jim Christy is an award-winning playwright and filmmaker but perhaps, more importantly, he is a husband and an autism dad. We talk a lot about intensive ABA…