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Autism and Scouting Radio

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Autism and Scouting Radio is a program of the non-profit organization, Autism Empowerment. We seek to support scouts on the autism spectrum by providing adult training, caregiver support and to share inspirational scouting stories.

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Today, we will talk to Richard Williams who is on the Autism Spectrum and is also an Eagle Scout. After Richard learned of his autism diagnosis at age 15 (4 years ago), he embraced it and says that having his diagnosis made life... more

Autism Empowerment's Autism and Scouting program had a banner year in helping scouts who are on the Autism Spectrum, their caregivers and the leaders who lead them. We will take a look back at 2012 to see how we helped in the... more

Tiger Cub Ryan is back and better than ever. Ryan who is six years old and just started Cub Scouts this past June now has six months of scouting under this belt. Ryan would like to talk about his uniform and all of the awards he has gotten so... more

We will be joined by Dawn Cromwell a Boy Scout leader from Denver area. She has recently been to Woodbadge, the BSA's advanced training course for adult leaders. To finish the training, each adult has to complete what are called... more

Autism and Scouting is pleased to bring back our Inspiration from the Spectrum series with a brand new Eagle Scout, Joey. Overcoming challenges both within his Troop and within himself, he has beat the odds and joins a very... more

We are honored ot have back on the show Tony Mei who the BSA National Chair for Speical Needs. Today, Tony and I will be talking about Scout extensions and the ISAP (Individualized Scouting Advancement Plan) which is simular to... more

We are going to visit a story about about a mom talking to a Cub Scout Pack about her scout who has Autism. Shannon Spikler, who writes a blog, www.sewsweetcottage.blogspot.com where she talks about other things relationg... more

One of the biggest transitions within Boy Scouts is when a scout moves from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. Transitions are one of those things that scouts on the Autism Spectrum tend to have challenges with. Karen Mansfield of Denver area... more

Next in the Inspiration From the Spectrum collection. We will be joined by Girl Scout Cadette Mary Grace and her Mom. We will be talking to Mary Grace why she likes Girl Scouts, some of the fun things she has done and what her... more

In eight short months the BSA will be holding its 2013 Scout Jamboree. This year for the first time, Autism will be a featured part of the disAbility Awareness Challenge. Scouts and Ledaders will have a chance to come and see what it like... more