autism acceptance

Autistic Adults Are Not Children

Autistic Adults Are Not Children

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcript. Autistic Adults are often stereotyped as children that never matured properly. Autistic Adults are infantilized by neurotypicals who feel that they know better as to who we should be and how we should behave and therefore should teach us to be more like neurotypicals. Robert Allan Claus III is an Autistic Adult who is here to talk about how being infantilize...

Autistic Parents Raising Autistic Children

Autistic Parents Raising Autistic Children

Go to todaysautisticmoment.com for the transcript. Nicky Collins is Autistic.  Nicky and her partner are parents of Autistic Children.  Nicky joins Philip to talk about what learning about her own Autism from her Autistic child was like. Nicky will talk about how Autistic Parents are different in how they work with their children and their challenges with schools and educational professionals tha...

Autism is Not A Curse

Autism is Not A Curse

Program scripts and Interview Transcripts are available at this link . Ben Levin is the author of the book In The Hole . Ben’s novel is a story depicting a child’s experience with homelessness. Ben has been in love with stories ever since he was a little boy. Ben is also proud to be Autistic and wants to use his status as an author to be an example of how Autism is not a setback, but a gift. “Autism is Not A...

We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation

We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation

Program and Interview Transcripts can be found at the Episode Index Page for todaysautisticmoment.com. On this special edition episode on Autism Acceptance Day April 2, 2022, I talk with Eric Garcia who is the author of the book We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation. Eric is an outstanding journalist and author. Eric talks with me about why Autism Acceptance is so important and that we need to enco...

Autistic Post-Menopausal Women

Autistic Post-Menopausal Women

Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts are available on the Episode Index Page for Today's Autistic Moment's website. Michele Newman joins Philip to talk about her experiences as an Autistic Woman. Michele was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 54, after 35 years of psychiatric misdiagnosis and medications that were harmful. Michele will share with us about the enormous challenges of being an Autistic Post-...

Adult Autistic Women

Adult Autistic Women

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Trauma: An Unavoidable Consequence

Trauma: An Unavoidable Consequence

Social stigmas. Sensory processing disorder(s). Abusive relationships. Rejection. Unemployment. Ableism. All of these and many more than can be mentioned means that trauma is an unavoidable consequence for Autistic Adults. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is among the most common forms of trauma. Benjamin Christmass is 29 years old and lives in Queensland, Australia. Benjamin is a queer, neurodiverse, card...

Eating Disorders for Autistic Adults

Eating Disorders for Autistic Adults

Program and Interview Transcripts can be found on the Episode Index Page. According to researchers, Autistics are at a 4-9 to 22.9% higher risk of developing an eating disorder. Sensitivity to food textures, digestive issues, and interoception play a significant role that impacts Autistic Adults experiencing eating disorders. Tas Kronby joins me to talk about what eating disorders can affect Autistics, the chal...

The Medical and Social Models of Autism

The Medical and Social Models of Autism

Click on this link for the Program Script and Interview Transcripts for The Medical and Social Models of Autism. In the medical model, Autism is a neurological developmental disorder. In order to receive disability benefits, support services and social supports, Autistics are known by a medical pathology. A pathology that makes us second class citizens. In the social model we have the movement for Neurodiversit...

Autistic Adults and Autism Acceptance

Autistic Adults and Autism Acceptance

April is Autism Acceptance Month. Ellie Wilson, the Executive Director at The Autism Society of Minnesota joins me to talk about the importance of Autism Acceptance. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support