29 episodes

Big Abilities is a podcast dedicated to helping parents of children with developmental disabilities understand how to help their child overcome their struggles while also focusing on their strengths.

Big Abilities - Autism, ADHD, and Other Developmental Disabilitie‪s‬ Amy Nielsen

    • Parenting
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Big Abilities is a podcast dedicated to helping parents of children with developmental disabilities understand how to help their child overcome their struggles while also focusing on their strengths.

    Pod 35: Aaron Wright, Author of Thirteen Doors

    Pod 35: Aaron Wright, Author of Thirteen Doors

    In this episode, I have a conversation with Aaron Wright, author of the book Thirteen Doors.Continue reading Pod 35: Aaron Wright, Author of Thirteen Doors →

    • 49 min
    Pod 34: Zafer Elcik Co-Founder of Otsimo

    Pod 34: Zafer Elcik Co-Founder of Otsimo

    In this episode, I have a conversation with Zafer Elcik, co-founder of Otsimo, an award-winning educational app for children with special needs.Continue reading Pod 34: Zafer Elcik Co-Founder of Otsimo →

    • 36 min
    Pod 33: 10 Takeaways From 2020 for 2021 for Families of Children With Exceptional Needs

    Pod 33: 10 Takeaways From 2020 for 2021 for Families of Children With Exceptional Needs

    Listen for my top 10 takeaways, tips and tricks from 2020 to help your family thrive in 2021!Continue reading Pod 33: 10 Takeaways From 2020 for 2021 for Families of Children With Exceptional Needs →

    • 16 min
    Pod 32: Designing Interiors for Autism

    Pod 32: Designing Interiors for Autism

    In this episode, I speak with interior designer, Wendy Valente, of Live Well Designs and Designing Interiors for Autism.Continue reading Pod 32: Designing Interiors for Autism →

    • 31 min
    How to Explain Autism Spectrum Disorder to Children – Part 2

    How to Explain Autism Spectrum Disorder to Children – Part 2

    Explaining Autism Spectrum Disorder to children can be challenging as ASD is so complex. So I created a resource to help make it easier. I took the familiar story of Goldilocks, giving her characteristics that someone on the spectrum might exhibit. This free resource includes an audio version of the story, a free downloadable PDF of the story and a detailed Discussion Guide. Continue reading How to Explain Autism Spectrum Disorder to Children – Part 2 →

    • 7 min
    How to Explain Autism Spectrum Disorder to Children – Part 1

    How to Explain Autism Spectrum Disorder to Children – Part 1

    Explaining Autism Spectrum Disorder to children can be challenging as ASD is so complex. So I created a resource to help make it easier. I took the familiar story of Goldilocks, giving her characteristics that someone on the spectrum might exhibit. This free resource includes an audio version of the story, a free downloadable PDF of the story and a detailed Discussion Guide. Continue reading How to Explain Autism Spectrum Disorder to Children – Part 1 →

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

tevomurph ,

Great info!

In a world of entertainment, this podcast informs those of us who need it. Thank you for sharing your story.

kolemusic ,

So needed!

we need more conversations like this!

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