Episode 025: “Come to Life” with Thomas Iland
Tom Iland was diagnosed with autism at age 13, and has worked hard to achieve many of his goals: full-time employment, driving, living in his own apartment and having a girlfriend. He is a speaker and is on the Board of Directors for a number of not-for-profit organizations!
Episode 024: A Parent’s Guide to Autism with Ron Sandison
Ron Sandison is a speaker, author, and consultant, who happens to be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He works full time in the medical field and is a professor of Theology at Destiny School of Ministry. He speaks at over 70 autism events a year, including over 20 education conferences.
Episode 023: Autism Across the Lifespan
Rachel Bédard, PhD and Mallory Griffith, MA, CCC-SLP are clinicians and authors of two books: Raising a child on the autism spectrum: Insights from parents to parents AND You’ve Got This! The Journey from Middle School to College, As Told by Students on the Autism Spectrum and Their Parents.
Episode 022: Au-mazing Gift: A Journey to Autism Acceptance with Dr. Alisha Griffth
Dr. Alisha Griffith is a trained Mom and Autism/Communication Expert as an Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist. She is the mother of Zachary, her bright and extra-ordinary son, who is on the Autism Spectrum. Zachary inspired her to write her Amazon Best-seller, Au-mazing Gift: A Journey to Autism Acceptance. Dr. Alisha is also a Maverick for change, a Transformationial Speaker, and a Breakthrough and Ignite Coach and Consultant with a unique method to support anyone who is in a relationship with Autism.
Episode 021: I Can Work ~ Angela Mahoney
Angie Mahoney, M.Ed. developed the I Can Work! program to teach life skills and prevocational skills to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The I Can Work! program is a five-module course designed to integrate communication skills with hands-on prevocational training in the areas of job readiness, clerical, retail, food service, and the grocery industry.
Episode 020: If I Need Help ~ Erin & Bruce Wilson
If I Need Help is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization working to reunite those who are lost, disoriented or can’t self-advocate with their loved ones and caregivers. They use QR Code Technology that can be accessed by computer or cell phone to provide help, emergency iD and peace of mind. A free online member profile and Emergency Q&A can be edited in real time and emailed or printed in an emergency! Customizable iD products include cards & wearables such as shoe/dog tags, patches, pins/clips, & apparel.