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New to autism? Recently diagnosed or simply wanting to learn more? Tune in to Life on the Spectrum; bringing you the most reliable information whilst delving into what being autistic is really all about.

Life on the Spectrum Jessie Aiton

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New to autism? Recently diagnosed or simply wanting to learn more? Tune in to Life on the Spectrum; bringing you the most reliable information whilst delving into what being autistic is really all about.

    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 12

    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 12

    In this animal-themed episode, Jessie speaks with young autism advocate Summer Farrelly who was able to use her chicken flock to understand people better.

    She also speaks with an innovative vet from Victoria who performed eye surgery on a pet goldfish.

    • 53 min
    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 11

    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 11

    In this special episode, guest interviewer Andrea Tam puts Jessie in the hot seat and asks her about her new mentoring service for women on the spectrum.Have a Cuppa With Me is a passion project of Jessie's designed to support women on the autism...

    • 52 min
    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 10

    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 10

    WA children's author Josh Langley joins Jessie once again to discuss his upcoming book Being Wildly Kind; and he talks about the difference between being kind and being WILDLY kind.

    And singer-songwriter Sunny Leunig chats to Jessie about the theme music for Life on the Spectrum, which was written by him, and about how he expresses his own creativity. 

    • 50 min
    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 9

    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 9

    This week Jessie chats to Australian author Kay Kerr. Kay is the author of a powerful and funny #OwnVoices story depicting life on the edge of adulthood, and life on the autism spectrum. Kay received her own autism diagnosis midway through writing the...

    • 52 min
    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 8

    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 8

    In Episode 8 of Life on the Spectrum, Jessie chats with world renowned clinical psychologist and autism expert Professor Tony Attwood.He speaks about fifty years working in the field of autism, plus they speak about alexithymia and emotions within...

    • 56 min
    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 7

    Life on the Spectrum: Episode 7

    This episode looks at all things sleep. Sleep difficulties are very common amongst people on the autism spectrum, this week Jessie speaks to Professor Amanda Richdale from La Trobe University's Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre.We'll learn about why...

    • 54 min

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