Education & Healthcare Disparities for Black Autistic Adults

Education & Healthcare Disparities for Black Autistic Adults

Go to todaysautsiticmoment.com for the transcripts. Precious Lesley joins Philip to explore the intricate intersectionality of race, gender, and socioeconomic status in the experience of Black Autistic Adults specifically within the realms of education and healthcare.   --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/2daysautistic/support

To Be Pro-Neurodiversity is to Be Anti-Racist

To Be Pro-Neurodiversity is to Be Anti-Racist

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcript. Join us for an insightful discussion with Jen White-Johnson, An ADHD Black, Boricua Mother of an Autistic child and Art Activist for Disability Culture & Justice. We'll explore the intersectionality of Neurodiversity and racial justice, addressing the presence of racism within the movement. Learn how to actively promote inclusivity and equality in a...

Emergency Preparedness Planning for Autistic Adults

Emergency Preparedness Planning for Autistic Adults

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcript. Exploring the importance of emergency preparedness for Autistic Adults, Eric Ringgenberg, Director of Education Programs at The Autism Society of Minnesota, will join Philip to delve into creating personalized plans. The discussion will encompass identifying and planning for emergencies, providing insights into how emergencies can impact the diverse communi...

Details and Practices for Autistic Adults to be Employed

Details and Practices for Autistic Adults to be Employed

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcripts. Click on the specific episode follow the description to the written transcript and the transcript you can read from the website. Daren Howard, the Deputy Director at The Autism Society of Minnesota, will join Philip to discuss the employment landscape for Autistic Adults. The conversation will cover effective strategies for job seekers, the push to elimi...

Autistic Professionals Supporting the Autistic Community

Autistic Professionals Supporting the Autistic Community

Concluding Season 3 on a high note Philip will be joined by Angela (AJ) Locashio to explore the impactful contributions of Autistic Professionals supporting their communities. From authors to life coaches and mental health professionals, we’ll celebrate the diverse roles these individuals play. The conversation aims to encourage support for the work of Autistic Professionals fostering a sense of community and c...

Planning Neuro-Affirming Holiday Social Events

Planning Neuro-Affirming Holiday Social Events

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcripts. Planning Neuro-Affirming Holiday Social Events is crucial for a positive experience for Neurodivergents. In a recent conversation, Mitchell Schaps from MNeurodivergent sat down with me to share some insights on creating inclusive events for Neurodivergents. Considering sensory needs by providing spaces for self-regulation including recharging empty social...

Neuro-Affirming Therapy Options for Autistics

Neuro-Affirming Therapy Options for Autistics

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com to find the transcripts and other information mentioned on the show. What do Neuro-Affirming therapy options look like for Autistics? What do Neuro-Affirming therapies do that are different from other therapies that are currently used? Neuro-Affirming therapies help Autistics to discover their strengths and identities that give them confidence in themselves as they are. Sarah...

Overlapping Triggers & Soothers in Autistic Relationships

Overlapping Triggers & Soothers in Autistic Relationships

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcripts. Each Autistic individual has their unique blend of what triggers or soothes them. Subjects that trigger the fight or flight response. Sensory needs such as loud music is your partner's soother, but it is your trigger. Watching the same TV show over and over again is your soother, but it is your partner's trigger. You are Autistic and ADHD, your soot...

Addressing Fat Phobia for Autistic Adults

Addressing Fat Phobia for Autistic Adults

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcript. One aspect of being Autistic that has many pieces to it is food. Autistics can have sensory issues with food textures and digesting certain foods. There is also another sensory matter for Autistics that is interoception. Interoception is how the body communicates messages to the brain such as "I am hungry" "I am thirsty." "I am ful...

Neuroqueering: Time for Action

Neuroqueering: Time for Action

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcripts. Dr. Nick Walker is the author of the book Neuroqueer Heresies: Notes on the Neurodiversity Paradigm, Autistic Empowerment, and Postnormal Possibilities . Dr. Walker coined the word Neuroqueer and applied the queer theory to the discussions about Neurodivergents. According to Dr. Walker, Neuroqueer is a verb that urges us to make the decision that Autistic...