Homebase Hope: All About Autism inspires you to think differently when it comes to autism. Occupational therapist, personal trainer, GAPS practitioner and passionate autism advocate, Rhiannon Crispe interviews leading world experts who aren't held back by conventional dogmas. She chats to inspirational and courageous parents and people on the spectrum who are part of a grassroots movement for autism awareness, action and inclusion.
HBH 43: Defiance & Challenging Behaviours with Ariella Lew
Welcome to the very last episode of Homebase Hope. What a journey it has been! I have loved every minute of this podcast – from the interviews to the editing – knowing that this is a resource that will live on forever for parents of children on the spectrum. I started this podcast to reach Listen In
HBH 42: Big Feelings And Self Regulation with Katie Crosby
Today we are talking about one of the most important topics I think we can cover – big feelings and self regulation! It doesn’t matter what age or stage your child is at, this podcast is going to be relevant. I’m super excited to be speaking with Katie Crosby – an Occupational Therapist based in Listen In
HBH 41: Puberty & Relationships On The Spectrum
Masturbation, erections, orgasms, puberty and sexual relations are NOT taboo in this podcast episode!! We cover it all in an open conversation with Nelle Francis, special needs educator and mum to a 29-year-old autistic son. We talk about how puberty presents in both girls and boys on the spectrum, common vulnerabilities, how to initiate these Listen In
HBH 40: Sensory Processing Disorder – The Lived Experience with Allison Davies
Today we are talking all about sensory processing disorder and I am thrilled to be talking to Allison Davies on this topic! Allison is a Neurologic Music Therapist, educator, advocate and speaker. She has 15 years experience working as both a therapist and educator in childhood intervention and aged care, and specialises in anxiety and Listen In
HBH 39: Calming The Chaos At Homebase
You can go to all the therapy sessions in the world, but at the end of the day if the family home environment isn’t functioning well…..therapy certainly won’t be as helpful! Meet Sharon Collon. She’s an ADHD coach passionate about helping parents create home environments that are functional and joyful and by streamlining the day Listen In
HBH 38: Time To Train The Brain with Jeremy Samson
Today we are talking to Jeremy Samson who has turned his tough childhood experience into a learning program for children on the autism spectrum. As a kid, Jeremy had trouble understanding sarcasm and jokes. He says his brain worked in a curious way that often got him into trouble. He was bullied and he engaged Listen In
Full of love and learnings!
I listen to Homebase Hope to be a better big brother for Eli, my little brother living on the spectrum. After listening to only a few episodes so far, I’ve already learned so much that I haven’t already known from my own research or that of my mom. Rhiannon and her guests are loving, positive, solution-oriented, and presume competence. I can’t wait to listen to more!!!