Online Dating: What Autistics Need to Know

Online Dating: What Autistics Need to Know

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com to listen to the show and/or find the transcript. The convenience of the internet might seem like a great way to that perfect person to date. However, many Autistics find it difficult not to fall into certain social traps that can include but not be limited to dating someone who is abusive, and/or finding someone who does not respect our boundaries, or just rejects us. Come hea...

Today’s Autistic Moments New Website
September 12, 202200:02:282.3 MB

Today’s Autistic Moments New Website

The new website todaysautisticmoment.com is now available . To find the transcript click on the downward arrow inside the light pink box.  See the image below.

Autistics Collaborating with Autistics
September 04, 2022

Autistics Collaborating with Autistics

The Autism Society of Minnesota has been organizing an Autism Community Summit for the past 4 years and will have their 5th on September 17th. The Autism Community Summit has been a wonderful occassion during which Autistics collaborate with other Autistics. When Autistics come together to collaborate, we help each other find acceptance, community and some assistance as we work through the many challenge...

Answering a Network Request
August 24, 202200:02:442.52 MB

Answering a Network Request

Yesterday I received a request from someone who wanted to be part of my network on LInkedIN.  Their request came with a statement that was troubling.  Listen to this brief episode about what is the problem with what they said and what many Autistic Adults really want. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support

Self-Care During an Election Year
August 21, 2022x
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01:06:4061.71 MB

Self-Care During an Election Year

Tap or click on ---> Episode Index Page <--- for the Program and Interview Transcripts Election years bring with them a lot of stress to add on to our stressful lives. Newspaper and/or blog articles, social media ads, television ads, emails are coming at us one after another with negative messages that bombard our senses. We become so overwhelmed, frustrated and burned out. Each effort to turn things o...

Self-Care During a Crisis
August 07, 2022x
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01:07:4262.66 MB

Self-Care During a Crisis

Tap or click to get the Program and Interview Transcripts . Crises for Autistic Adults comes from things like not getting hired for a job.  Getting rejected by someone you were dating. Maybe you got a notice that your support services were cancelled.  Your pet needs to go to the Vet.  Maybe you are facing the real threat of homelessness.  Autistics face more crises for various reasons, an...

Self-Care During Sensory Overload/Meltdown

Self-Care During Sensory Overload/Meltdown

Please go to the Episode Index Page for the Program and Interview Transcripts Zephyr’s understanding of their own sensory limitation needs makes Zephyr a fantastic guest to talk about this topic.  Many non-autistic people just cannot grasp that sensory overload/meltdown is a very painful and traumatic episode that wipes out our energy to a point where we must rest and become better regulated.  Zeph...

Self-Care During Seasonal Depression

Self-Care During Seasonal Depression

Please go to the Episode Index Page on todaysautisticmoment.com for the program script and the interview transcripts. Why should we talk about seasonal depression at the beginning of the summer and the 4th of July? Because the 4th of July can be one of the worst days for Autistics. A lot of Autistics are the opposite of the general population in that our seasonal depression is worse during the summer and bette...

Intersection of LGBTQ, Disability and Autistic Pride

Intersection of LGBTQ, Disability and Autistic Pride

Go to the Episode index Page of todaysautisticmoment.com for the Program and Interview Transcripts. Today’s Autistic Moment continues the celebration of Pride Month on this episode The Intersection of LGBTQIA+ Pride & Disability & Autistic Pride that will take a slightly different turn. I will be joined by Andrew Gurza who is a gay queer person with cerebral palsy, and an exceptional advocate for all disabled p...

The Intersection of LGBTQ & Autistic Pride

The Intersection of LGBTQ & Autistic Pride

Go to The Episode Index Page for the Program and Interview Transcript. It's June which means we are celebrating Pride for LGBTQIA+ people. June 18th is Autistic Pride Day. It is no accident that both Pride celebrations fall during the same month. LGBTQIA+ Pride and Autistic Pride share an intersectional relationship as people who experience similar issues. Yenn Purkis, a Queer, Nonbinary and Autistic advocate a...