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Mentoring Autistic Teens: Challenges and Strategies

  Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio In this episode of Inside the Aspergers Studio, guest Ken Rabow, a seasoned mentor to young adults, shares his wealth of knowledge and experience in working with individuals on the autism spectrum. With a background in jazz drumming and percussion arranging, Ken draws from his unique journey to guide and mentor his clients through life’s challenges, emphasizing the strengths and superpowers of his mentees. He offers valuable insights on understanding social interactions,…

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I Was Bullied, But I Was Not a Victim – Making Schools Safer for All

Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio This is Alain Pelletier’s story: Alain Pelletier’s profound journey into the world of anti-bullying advocacy began with a powerful realization of the impact of bullying on individuals. As a seasoned public speaker addressing this critical issue, Alain’s approach is shaped by a deep understanding of the emotional complexities involved. His unique perspective emphasizes the importance of empathy and the profound impact of actions on others. By highlighting the emotional toll of bullying, Alain…

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Uncovering the Truth Behind Chronic Illnesses and Autoimmune Diseases

Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio This is Dr. Maggie Yu’s story: Dr. Maggie Yu’s remarkable journey into the world of functional medicine and autoimmune disorders began with her own health challenges. Struggling with diabetes, fibromyalgia, and early menopause, she embarked on a quest for answers, delving into alternative and holistic medicine. Her determination led her to uncover undiagnosed autoimmune diseases, igniting a passion for understanding the intricate connections between hormones, autoimmunity, and food sensitivities. As she successfully reversed…

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Rediscovering Your Authentic Self: Aligning Values to Exit the Burnout Cycle

Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio Carole Jean Whittington’s journey into understanding her neurodiversity started with her own experiences of burnout, which began as early as the age of six. Her late diagnosis of autism and ADHD shed light on the struggles she had faced for decades, offering a sense of relief and validation. The process of uncovering her neurodiversity was like peeling back layers, revealing not just one, but a multitude of co-occurring conditions that had shaped her…

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Breaking Barriers: An Autistic Playwright’s Journey

Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio Here’s a captivating hook for you: Discover the unexpected truth about the impact of autism representation in theater and how one playwright is breaking barriers. Uncover the powerful story that’s creating waves in education and beyond. Stay tuned for an eye-opening revelation. Matteo Esposito, a 26-year-old autistic playwright and set designer hailing from Ontario, Canada, brings a unique and personal insight to the world of theater. Through his artistic endeavors, Matteo seeks to…

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Mentoring the Mentors: Training Professionals to Empower Neurodiverse Lives

Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio Discover the surprising truth about the VA Lend program for disabilities and how it’s impacting lives in unexpected ways. This eye-opening conversation with the director of VA Lend will challenge everything you thought you knew about supporting individuals with disabilities. Get ready to be amazed by the behind-the-scenes insights that will leave you wanting to know more. Stay tuned for the big reveal that will change your perspective on disability support forever. Matthew…

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Allies in Action: Supporting and Empowering the Autism Community

Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio Reid Miles is joined by Tony Mantor and Katie Griswold, two individuals dedicated to raising autism awareness through personal stories. Tony, a renowned producer, delves into his unexpected journey into advocating for autism awareness, sparked by a video for first responders and a subsequent collaboration with a speech therapist for autistic children. Katie’s introduction to the cause came through her mother reaching out to Tony, leading to her inspiring involvement in music and…

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The Science Behind Weighted Pillows: Deep Pressure for Dopamine and Sleep

Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio Mikey Goldman, the founder of Quiet Mind, shared a compelling journey about his personal experience living with ADHD and sensory processing disorder. From his childhood struggles to the challenges of finding effective coping mechanisms, his story resonates with those managing similar mental health conditions. Mikey’s journey took an unexpected turn when he discovered the calming effects of weighted blankets. However, he found them to be cumbersome and impractical for daily use. This realization…

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Raising a Neurodiverse Family: A Pediatrician’s Journey

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and unsure of how to handle the challenges of raising a neurodiverse family, constantly struggling to meet your child’s unique needs, then you are not alone! The frustration of not being able to provide the right support for your child’s well-being can be incredibly disheartening. Despite your efforts, you may find yourself feeling lost and uncertain about the best way forward. But there’s hope! Implementing individualized support for your child’s well-being can make a significant difference…

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Misunderstandings to Mutual Understanding: An Unlikely Friendship Born in Court

Support the show via my Patreon https://www.patreon.com/AspergersStudio Uncover the shocking truth about a defense attorney’s mission to make a compelling case for an autistic client. What unexpected discovery led to a groundbreaking trial outcome? Join us to delve into a legal journey that challenges misconceptions and reveals the power of understanding neurodiversity in the justice system. Stay tuned to uncover the eye-opening twist that changed everything. [BIGREVEAL] Interested to find out the surprising revelation that transformed the case? Keep reading…

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