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Smile and Succeed

Smile and Succeed Do you know someone who has troubles with social skills and  cant find the right book and person to help them well my next guest Kirt Manecke has written a book called Smile and Succeed for teens.  A book that teaches social skills and made it simple to read. We talk about his book,  We talk about the social skills he teaches and why his book is popular with those with ASD, we talked about the challenges…

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A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand Are you someone who lives in Canada who has a child who is on the spectrum and looking for help. Well my next guest is  Priya Tronsgard who lives in Canada, and is mom of two children of two on the spectrum. She has also foudned a tutoring agency called Edify Learnign Spaces. They are Canada’s leading tutoring agency for neurodivergant kids she is also a author of a book called Radically Reframing: Three Principles for a…

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Enabled Intelligence w/ Lauren Bacon Smith

Enabled Intelligence In this episode, I talk with Lauren Bacon Smith who is the Chief People Officer of Enabled Intelligence. Enabled Intelligence is a new start-up company in DC that has a integrated work force and a different way interview their prospectus employees.  They have the standard application, but they look beyond the resume or your background. What they are more interested in, is you knowledge and background with computers.  They don’t interview they employees like normal companies do, they…

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Autism Outside the Box

Autism Outside the Box   In this episode I talk with child psychologist Dr. Shoshana Levin Fox about how she diagnoses and treats children with ASD differently than do most practitioners. We discuss the methods she uses to assess children, such as DIRFloortime, and some unique terms, such as Islets of Normalcy, derived from her work of 25 years at the Feuerstein Institute in Jerusalem. In her view, many children today are actually misdiagnosed as autistic. They often have other…

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The darker side of Autism

The Darker side of Autism with JD In this Halloween Edition of the show I talk with my good friend Jose who is also autistic and we talk about his issues with Autism everything from losing his job to losing his scholarship. We talk about the ups and downs of Autism and what parents can do if thier child has Autism. This is also a short episode but very informitive. Sit back, Relax and Grab you Favorite Beverage and have…

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Stories: A Chat with Life Coach Pol Klein

A Chat with Pol Klein In this episode of Stories, I have a chat with new ASD Life Coach Pol Klein. I talk to about how he got into coaching. I ask him questions like where does he see the world in 5 years from now to what his favorite subject was in school.  Also in this episode at the very end I try something new, I do a word association with him and see what words pop into his…

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Neurodivergent or Neurodistinct

Which do you prefer Neurodivergent or Neurodistinct In this this Episode I talk with Tim Goldstein.  Tim is not your ordinary person, Tim was diagnosed with ASD late in life which has helped answer a lot of questions.  Tim has even gone to vocal coach to help him lower his voice. In this episode Tim also talks about why the term Neurodivergent is almost a negative word when we could be using something that sounds better like Neurodistinct Tim has…

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Living with ASD

Living with Autism In this episode of Inside the Aspergers Studio. I talk with Ryan Litchfield.  He is a PCM Admistrative Assistant and also someone who likes to help those who have ASD as well. In this epiosde Ryan talks about what it was like being diagnosed with ASD and where he sees his life headed and what he would like to do with is life. This turned out to be a very interesting episode.  …

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Is ABA Thearpy right for my child?

Is ABA right for my Child In this episode, I talk with Melissa Schiefelbein who is a board certified Behavior Analyst.  We talk about why she deiced to become a behavior analyst working with ABA.  She talks about how she quit her job to help her son, who is on the spectrum and started out as non-verbal and now he is talking and doing great in school. We talk about why people are so fearful of ABA and what can…

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Being Female and Autistic

Being Female and Autistic In this episode of Inside the Asperers Studio, I talk with Raquel we learn that Switzerland is very segregrated and we talk about her life dealing with Autism and why she moved to Switzerland and dealing with segregartion when it comes to school and son.  She talk about the first time she heard what ableism is how the school system is not letting her home school her son. She talks about moving back to Mexico to…

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