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CAN Radio is a public service provided by the Council for Autism and Neurodiversity. Episodes present news, interviews, reports, alerts, information and entertainment for the community. To learn more about the show, including sponsorship, requests, internships, and other information, visit the CAN website.

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Autism Speaks has been out celebrating itself even more than usual over the past few days. Celebrities, media, and even some politicians have joined in as Speaks refers to itself as "autism champions." Autistics and allied activists have taken... more

Vaccines do not cause autism. This has been established for a long time, but thanks to Jenny McCarthy, Andrew Wakefield and others--and the credibility many people seem to give these folks, parents have been led to believe that vaccines... more

What's your function? Is it part of human nature to label everything, including people? Why is the use of functioning labels controversial and why are people in the autistic community speaking out? CAN Radio hosts delve into this on... more

Author and Professional Mentor, Ken Rabow is our guest on today's show. One of Rabow's clients, an aspiring author, shared his sentiments about the famous Christmas story, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and said he wanted to write... more

There shouldn't have to be a movement for the world to understand autistics have rights. In the news this past week: #FreeNeli, #NotMssng, and various conversations with parents, educators, and officials which illustrate the climb... more

Healing Autism Parents With all the education, progress, and advancements in the world today, we sometimes forget about problems in front of our faces. We have seen increased divisions, whether it is based on gender, race, or ability,... more

Jerry Seinfeld stirred up some controversy after telling NBC's Brian Williams that he identifies with the autism spectrum. The reactions were immediate and passionate.Some activists have said that Jerry was shamed and bullied back into... more

The Pope says he wants to meet with autistics to help end some of the stigma. But many advocates are concerned about Autism Speaks' presence at the events. Autistic activists have long denounced Autism Speaks as sort of a hate group... more

So glad to be back on this week! We got recent news, updates and resources for you, plus: What could be wrong with an adult publicly disclosing how he identifies? Sharing some personal insight, Jerry Seinfeld recently revealed in an... more
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