This is a podcast is for teachers, parents, and other professionals who want to learn practical strategies and tools to create a world that caters to all people including individuals on the Autism spectrum. Along the way you will get to hear some amazing stories that celebrate Autism and are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
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Mentoring Autistic Minds with David Rivera!
In this episode of the Celebrating Autism Podcast we are chatting with David Rivera from Mentoring Autistic Minds! David shares all about his nonprofit organization that he started and dives into his own challenges growing up that lead him to where is he today. David is a remarkable young man and this is an episode you will not want to miss! Enjoy!
Meera from Super Speech Solutions - Speech, Language, and Pragmatic Strategies for Children with Autism
In this episode Melanie interviews guest Meera from Super Speech Solutions based out of Houston, Texas. Meera explains the difference between speech, language, and pragmatic skills and gives so many tips and strategies for parents, caregivers, or teachers working with children with Autism at home or in school. You will need a notepad for this episode because it is full of amazing information!!
Fiona from Adulting Made Easy - How to use Digital Life Skills Lessons at Home and in the Classroom
Teachers all around the country are reminded that this week marks one full year of teaching virtually from home. What better way to celebrate than to have Fiona from Adulting Made Easy on the podcast this week! Fiona has been teaching transition (ages 18-22) for 6 years while managing and creating her successful blog, teachers pay teachers account, and social media pages. She really does it all, and her resources are life changing if you are a transition teacher or a parent at home working on all things life skills. Please follow her on Instagram @spedadulting and go check out her teachers pay teachers page by searching Adulting Made Easy AKA Sped Adulting. You will not want to miss this episode! Enjoy!
Tips and Trick for 100% Attendance during Virtual Learning
Happy New Year! In this episode Melanie is breaking down how she has consistently maintained 100% student attendance on zoom during virtual learning. Melanie is also sharing virtual tips and tricks that have been successful and some new ideas that she is taking into 2021. Enjoy!
Celebrating Autism Speaks with Tracey MacDonald
Check out part 2 of Melanie's interview with Tracey MacDonald from Autism Speaks. If you haven't listened to part 1 yet, go back and give it a listen! In this episode Tracey explains how Autism Speaks came to be and she goes into great detail about all of the amazing resources they provide. Tracey is not only a fantastic mom to her son Griffin, but she also does amazing work for Autism Speaks and is dedicated to helping families get the resources they need to be successful. Listen to this episode to find out everything you can access at autismspeaks.org, you will not want to miss it!
Celebrations and Challenges with Tracey MacDonald
In this episode Melanie is sharing a fun, heartfelt interview with Tracey MacDonald. Tracey is a wonderful mom to her son Griffin and in this episode she will be sharing moments of celebration, challenges they are still working to overcome, and some funny stories that will make you laugh! Tracey's perspective as a mother is truly inspiring and I hope you all enjoy hearing her story.
Love this podcast!
Wonderful podcast for teachers, parents, grandparents...great insight and helpful information regarding children with autism (or really, any children!). Enjoyable to listen to. Melanie is awesome!
The topic is very very helpful to me! Thank you so much, more grace and success to you.
What an amazing podcast supporting families and their children with Autism. Each episode gives direct instruction and information that’s easy to follow to help a child and the family. Great resource.