Featuring autistic individuals speaking about their experiences and their identities — including and beyond autism. We will also speak to family members, support providers, experts, and others interested in joining an autistic-centered conversation.
Filmmaker Allen Wolf on The Sound of Violet
Allen Wolf is an award-winning filmmaker, novelist, and game creator based in Los Angeles. He is also the host of the Navigating Hollywood podcast. His debut novel The Sound of Violet was described as “Entertaining, well-paced, and highly visual,” by Kirkus Reviews.
Temple Grandin and Debra Moore: Nine Mindsets
Published in September 2021, Navigating Autism: 9 Mindsets for Helping Kids on the Spectrum by Temple Grandin and Debra Moore offers a positive approach to supporting young autistics.
Lois Letchford a Literacy Problem Solver
Lois Letchford’s dyslexia came to light at the age of 39, when she faced teaching her seven-year-old non-reading son, Nicholas. Reversed: A Memoir is her first book. In this story, she details her dyslexia and the journey of her son’s dramatic failure in first grade. She tells of the twist and turns that promoted her passion and her son’s dramatic academic turnaround.
Sam Mitchell: Autism Rocks and Rolls
One of the ways bloggers and podcasters build their audiences is through hosting other content creators. We’re all in this together, sharing our stories and promoting a sense of community. This episode of The Autistic Me Podcast features Sam Mitchell, host of Autism Rocks and Rolls.
The Girls on Homeschooling: Studying with Dad isn't All Bad
How do Neurodiverse kiddos feel about homeschooling and virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic? For this episode, my daughters Leigh and Anne discuss what it has been like to study at home. They like it, but they also miss being around other children.
Dr. Jerry Turner on IEPs
What are the benefits of an independent special education evaluation? Should your family consider requesting a “second opinion” if you’re unsatisfied with a school-provided evaluation?
Dr. Jerry Turner, the president of IEP, Inc., explains his services and why parents might want an independent third-party evaluation for educational supports.