45 min

I AM PHENOMENALLY AUTISTIC Comadreando

    • Self-Improvement

Hola Comadres!
Welcome to the 1st episode of Season 2! The Season Premiere! We are back Baby!!!
Let’s talk about  Autism in Adults!
Join your comadre Marcy and special guest Ayanna Davis,  who is an artist, author, former choreographer,and Autism Advocate, and an adult with Autism.  Ayanna was honored at the United Nations. She was given a proclamation naming April 26th Ayanna’s Day in Westchester County, NY. As a choreographer her work was seen on BET, ABC Family, Maury Povich Show, the Apollo Theater. She has trained over 100 students in dance. 
Together the Comadres discuss Ayanna’s experience being an adult on the spectrum, some ways to help your child on the spectrum and pet peeves of being a person with special needs. 
Marcy is recording with Riverside FM and if you'd like to watch instead of listen, head on over to YouTube and check out the video version of the podcast.
If you have any suggestions, opinions, questions, or comments about this or any episode, please send us a Comadre-Gram at comadreando@escthenetwork.com or DM me via IG. Let’s have a conversation.  Please follow Ayanna @phenomenallyautistic.
If you like the podcast, please share with your family, friends, and significant other. You can support this podcast by finding it across all platforms and rating, liking, and reviewing.
If you chat about us, please use the hashtags #Comadreando, #ComadreTime, or #HolaComadres so that I can see and share you as well.
If you want to help the sustainability of Comadreando, please consider becoming a patron on Patreon. Become a monthly sustaining member or make a one time contribution. Every little bit helps.
You can contribute via $comadreandopod on CashApp and @comadreandopod on Venmo. Merchandise coming soon in 2022, be on the lookout. 
NOTES:
Ayanna’s IG Page:  @phenomenallyautistic
Ayanna’s Link Tree: https://linktr.ee/PhenomenallyAutistic
 
Articles on Ayanna’s Experience:
The Mighty: What It Was Like Growing Up Black, Female, Autistic and Undiagnosed
Enspire: “I Live with Autism, I Do Not Suffer from It” Ayanna Davis Talks Autism and Art
The Mighty: Don't Forget Black Autistic Women
CBT Therapy: is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of talk therapy (psychotherapy). You work with a mental health counselor (psychotherapist or therapist). CBT helps you become aware of your thinking to help see challenging situations more clearly and teaches you to respond to them in a different way.
Select Mutism: Selective mutism is a severe anxiety disorder where a person is unable to speak in certain social situations, such as with classmates at school or to relatives they do not see very often. It usually starts during childhood and, if left untreated, can persist into adulthood. NHS-Selective Mutism
 
 

Hola Comadres!
Welcome to the 1st episode of Season 2! The Season Premiere! We are back Baby!!!
Let’s talk about  Autism in Adults!
Join your comadre Marcy and special guest Ayanna Davis,  who is an artist, author, former choreographer,and Autism Advocate, and an adult with Autism.  Ayanna was honored at the United Nations. She was given a proclamation naming April 26th Ayanna’s Day in Westchester County, NY. As a choreographer her work was seen on BET, ABC Family, Maury Povich Show, the Apollo Theater. She has trained over 100 students in dance. 
Together the Comadres discuss Ayanna’s experience being an adult on the spectrum, some ways to help your child on the spectrum and pet peeves of being a person with special needs. 
Marcy is recording with Riverside FM and if you'd like to watch instead of listen, head on over to YouTube and check out the video version of the podcast.
If you have any suggestions, opinions, questions, or comments about this or any episode, please send us a Comadre-Gram at comadreando@escthenetwork.com or DM me via IG. Let’s have a conversation.  Please follow Ayanna @phenomenallyautistic.
If you like the podcast, please share with your family, friends, and significant other. You can support this podcast by finding it across all platforms and rating, liking, and reviewing.
If you chat about us, please use the hashtags #Comadreando, #ComadreTime, or #HolaComadres so that I can see and share you as well.
If you want to help the sustainability of Comadreando, please consider becoming a patron on Patreon. Become a monthly sustaining member or make a one time contribution. Every little bit helps.
You can contribute via $comadreandopod on CashApp and @comadreandopod on Venmo. Merchandise coming soon in 2022, be on the lookout. 
NOTES:
Ayanna’s IG Page:  @phenomenallyautistic
Ayanna’s Link Tree: https://linktr.ee/PhenomenallyAutistic
 
Articles on Ayanna’s Experience:
The Mighty: What It Was Like Growing Up Black, Female, Autistic and Undiagnosed
Enspire: “I Live with Autism, I Do Not Suffer from It” Ayanna Davis Talks Autism and Art
The Mighty: Don't Forget Black Autistic Women
CBT Therapy: is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of talk therapy (psychotherapy). You work with a mental health counselor (psychotherapist or therapist). CBT helps you become aware of your thinking to help see challenging situations more clearly and teaches you to respond to them in a different way.
Select Mutism: Selective mutism is a severe anxiety disorder where a person is unable to speak in certain social situations, such as with classmates at school or to relatives they do not see very often. It usually starts during childhood and, if left untreated, can persist into adulthood. NHS-Selective Mutism
 
 

45 min