This podcast is an interview series that will feature autistic adults from a variety of backgrounds to learn about their life, talents, challenges and the ups and downs of being on the autism spectrum.
Adulting on the Spectrum: Devin Morrissey on ‘Love on the Spectrum’ and podcasting
Hosts, Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with Devin Morrissey.
Devin describes himself as “an Autistic powerhouse” who has been able to live his own life by his standards and rules.
Born and raised in Danville, California, he moved to Los Angeles, California, straight out of high school to receive his Bachelor’s Degree from Whittier College and his Master’s Degree from University of Southern California.
Devin went on to launch his blog, Autistic Super Power, where he talks about everything Autism related, from his early beginnings learning how to communicate through music, to promoting DE&I for all Autistic adults in the workplace and in life.
Devin recently launched his new podcast, Autistically Unapologetic, where he explores all topic relevant in the world of Autism and speaks with fellow Autistic trailblazers in a variety of fields.
Devin is a supporting cast member on Netflix’s 3-time Emmy award winning series, Love On The Spectrum US.
The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism Speaks.
Adulting on the Spectrum: Armando Bernal on ABA, social media and the Doug Flutie Foundation
Hosts, Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with Armando Bernal.
Armando Bernal is a neurodivergent board certified behavior analyst who supports patients between the ages of 2-18-years-old. In addition, Armando provides autistic consultation, parent and therapist consultation, speaking engagements for companies across the nation, and supervision and mentorship to other BCBAs and therapists.
Armando has also participated in several collaborations with Vanderbilt University and the Suny Empire State University meant to further support self-advocacy and independence for individuals with autism. In addition, Armando is also a Flutie Fellow of the Doug Flutie Foundation.
Adulting on the Spectrum: Andy Farmer on skydiving, Special Olympics and kinesiology
Hosts, Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with Andy Farmer. Andy is an Eagle Scout who earned his bachelor's degree in kinesiology. In 2021, he publicly disclosed his Asperger's syndrome diagnosis and became an advocate for Autism Speaks.
Adulting on the Spectrum: Matthew Leach on podcasting, college and sibling goals
Hosts, Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with biology major senior student at the University of Kentucky Matthew Leach. Matthew enjoys reading, going to the movies, and spending time with his French bulldog , Chloe.
He has co-authored "See the Able Not the Label" and "Frankie & Finn." he also shares his personal journey with autism on a podcast called "Puzzle in Progress" with his sister as co-host.
Adulting on the Spectrum: Charles Gies on autism and aging
Hosts, Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with retired mainframe computer software engineer Charles Gies.
Gies speaks on autism, aging and getting a diagnosis later in life.
Part 2: Temple Grandin and John Frizzell Share Insights on Autism and Employment
Part 2! Exclusive! Temple Grandin, autistic advocate, author and speaker, and special guest John Frizzell, a Hollywood composer who also has autism answer our community questions on employment.
Real autistic adults with a balanced view
Love this podcast! Andrew and Eileen are the perfect yin and yang creating a balanced view on subject of being an autistic adult. I love that they only host guests who are also autistic adults and have conversations about the topics that really matter. It’s a great listen every week!
Having a nine year old on the spectrum, we love hearing the adult perspectives and their triumphs in life. Thank you.
I love this podcast
I love love this podcast and I am so glad I found it as someone on the spectrum it helps hearing others success stories.