Today's Autistic Moment is a podcast for autistic adults, produced and hosted by an autistic adult.
Each episode will cover one topic that affects autistic adults. Topics will include evaluations and diagnosis. Self-awareness. Self-Advocacy. Community based services. Health care. Public policy. The aging autistic community. COVID-19. Neurodiversity. Employment. Holiday challenges. Sensory processing disorders and management. Mental health issues associated with autism. Community organization. Managing social interactions. Information about healthy relationships including dating, romantic, sexual, and marriage. Helping to prevent sexual violence. Gaslighting. Grief. Boundaries. These are just a few of the topics that will be discussed on the podcast. There will be many more topics discussed in future installments.
Please note that this podcast is about autistic adults. The information about autistic adults needs to continue to expand. We plan to bring the topics and discussions about autistic adults into the public to create more convsersations that will inspire real social changes for a better future. It is highly recommended that parents with autistic children, caregivers, supporters, educators and concerned citizens listen in. The issues that autistic adults deal with everyday are going to be here for a long time. Listening to Today's Autistic Moment is a great way to prepare autistic children and young adults for what is coming.
There will be a guest on each show to discuss the topic of the day. During each show there will be three questions asked to give a sense of direction for the topic.
1. What important information do autistic adults and their caregivers need to know about?
2. What are that barriers for autistic adults of all ages?
3. What steps should autistic adults and our supporters take to advocate for our needs?
New podcast episodes will be published two times per month, for a total of twenty four shows a year.
Find information about each episode along with the link to listen in the Podcast Episodes+ menu. Program scripts and interview transcripts are available with each episode as of 2/22/21.
Today's Autistic Moment is a partner of The Autism Society of Minnesota. Today's Autistic Moment is a separate business from The Autism Society of Minnesota. Therefore many of the opinions expressed may or may not be shared by The Autism Society of Minnesota.