The Autism News NetWORK (ANN) is a media corporation which broadcasts first-hand information about Autism. All material is written, produced, and directed by adults with Autism! TheAutismNewsNetWORK.com
Episode 32: The Levels of Autism
What does it mean to say someone has mild, moderate, or severe autism? Kaede and The Godfather join Dr. Gwynette to talk about the different ways in which autism can present and about their experiences growing up on the spectrum.
Episode 31: MDMA & Autism
Dr. Eric Dobson, an MUSC psych resident, joins Magnus and Dr. Gwynette to discuss potential therapeutic uses of MDMA and other psychedelics.
Episode 30: Blockbuster Video
Magnus hosts and Scott, Dr. Gwynette, Erin, and Mariah join in for this nostalgic reminiscence of a time when families would drive to the movie rental store and browse the aisles to select which title they would take home for movie night.
Episode 29: Independence and employment, education, and burnout
This third installment of the “Autism and Independence” series with Josh Miller and Clay Seim covers the experience of taking on education and employment opportunities, experiencing increasing levels of stress/anxiety until burnout, quitting, and then repeating the cycle.
Episode 28: Independence and loneliness, friendships, financial stress
This second installment of the “Autism and Independence” series with Josh Miller and Clay Seim covers:
- What it’s like to have few “IRL” friends (In Real Life)
- Isolation in the context of COVID
- Financial pressures
- Why having roommates can be stressful, for example sensory issues and figuring out social cues from other people.
Episode 27: Independence and the transition cliff
Clay Seim and Josh Miller join Dr. Gwynette to talk about what independence means for autistic adults and the experience of falling off of the “transition cliff” of services and support.
Big shout out to the individuals with Autism who make this podcast happen!!! Rock on, guys.
Jennifer is a loser