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Advocates protest Autism Speaks summit in DC, John Elder Robison resigns, and anger over JRC being welcomed as a resource fair exhibitor. Tune in tonight as we discuss these events, how it affects progress, and the overall community.
We've updated our blog on the ICAA website. ICAA President, Emily Malabey has made a statement urging Autism Speaks and its founders to help raise more responsible awareness and education for the autistic community. You can read it here.
Below are some examples of how the current rhetoric has affected policies, attitutudes, hearts and minds. Just click on the highlighted words
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks about preventing and curing "anything on the autism spectrum," thanks the Wrights (Autism Speaks Founders for their advocacy in such efforts, Republican Majority Leader from Virginia, Erica Cantor speaks at the Autism Speaks summit in Washington, DC, legislation entitled the Combatting Autism Act, Autism Speaks' version of a public service ad.
Why is one of the largest autism organizations in the United States being boycotted by the Autistic Community and their Allies? Join AWN Radio on this first day of Autism Acceptance Month as we discuss the reasons for the Boycott Autism Speaks campaign with guests Kimberly Steiner, Autistic Activist; and Parent Advocate, Beth Ryan. Both Kimberly and Beth are actively leading and participating in this grass roots initiative.
We're broadcasting live, and taking your calls at (347) 237-4932. Our chat room will be open throughout the show as well!
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Christopher Flint began his career as a special education teacher. Since leaving the classroom, Christopher has had the opportunity to work on many exciting and impactful autism projects. He has trained over 10,000 professionals and parents and has led the creation of autism accessibility kits for public institutions across the US. Christopher is also the founder and president of AACTION Autism, a humanitarian organization dedicated to supporting autism in developing countries. Most recently, Christopher is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Infiniteach, a company that develops innovative digital tools for the autism community.
All Autism Talk (allautismtalk.com) is sponsored by Autism Spectrum Therapies (autismtherapies.com) and Trellis Services (trellisservices.com) and Learn It Systems (learnitsystems.com)
This week, Cafe Inspiration with Bobby Dee, inspires with the Epitome of a GIVEr, DOer and SHAREr, Toiyan (TOI) M.Hendricks. Toi is a philanthropist and business developer, pianist, motivational speaker and Empowerment Coach. is also a newly established co-author. Her voice is one that has many tones: articulate and prophetic through spoken word, yet also musically inclined to collaborate a classical masterpiece with a rhythmic phrase of positive daily affirmations. Toi Hendricks, an inspirational, intuitive motivational speaker was publicly speaking at the early age of 14 and active politically for the City of Detroit. Leadership abilities were established quite early for Toiyan. Successfully completing high school by the age of 15 as valedictorian at Nancy Boykin Alternative Academy for Girls Class of 1993 with a 3.9 Gpa (Detroit, MI) was just the beginning of the "Real life" ahead. Her college experience began in Communications/Theater Arts at the early age of 16 at Wayne State University. She and her daughter Sha'Rae served and volunteered together in Wasthtenaw County." Various organizations such as Americorps, Americorps Vista, Washtenaw Family Support Network , SAFEHouse ( A Domestic Violence Project), Foster Care Services of Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor, Michigan), C.A.U.S.E. ( Consistent Autism Advocacy and Unconditional Support Environment), and Autism Speaks were all delightedly supported through volunteerism of over 3000 hours by not only Toi Hendricks but also accompanied by her daughter.
Listen to the LIVE interview with Toi Hendricks and Bobby Dee, via mobile at 718-766-4964 0r online.
Linda Tatsapaugh, Executive Director of Talisman Programs in North Carolina, joined Lon to explain the differences between typical students and those on the Autism Spectrum in their learning needs. Many are very bright, Linda explained, but need some compensation help to allow for their special needs. Linda concluded with some suggestions for parents and teachers working with these special students.
Contact: Linda Tatsapaugh 855-588-8254 email@example.com www.talismanprograms.com
Lon Woodbury 208-267-7717 firstname.lastname@example.org www.strugglingteens.com
This is one of a series of short interviews about new developments in the network of private, parent-choice residential schools and programs helping struggling teens and young adults. The guests are innovative leaders in this network. To hear other interviews in this series, click on "Follow" above, or click on The Woodbury Report or www.strugglingteens.com
In tonight's show, the host will interview Deborah as she speaks about daily challengings that people face when trying to balance their work, home and relationship responsibilities with their health challenges. The role that religion plays in creating a positive prognosis.
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This is a very special show this evening as we are up ten years from Hurricane Katrina and the after math in New Orleans
Joining Unaga Aria and Titia J. Davis will be Nefertiti Bennett who was a Resident of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina Hit on August 28th 2005
Show time is at 9:00 pm ct 10pm eastern
Call in number is 718-506-1960
Jason-Bunn Parsons and Sam Bartlow, with their frequent panelist Erin, will welcome special guest and long time friend David Brown in a discussion on the topic of "Vocational Training" and the viewpoints towards it influenced by their generous heap of experiential knowledge.
Jason-Bunn Parsons is an autistic advocate who has hosted 3 autism conferences (April 2011-2013) and one 6 hour seminar on the subject of Autism at Covenant of Grace Christian Fellowship in Phoenix, Arizona.
Sam Bartlow is an autistic advocate and graduate, magnum cum laude, of Grand Canyon University (2013). He has been involved in panel discussions with the Autism Conferences of America and worked as a supervisor of young adults at AZ Assist since February of 2009.
TECHNOLOGY OF THE GODS; THE CREDIBLE SCIENCES OF THE ANCIENT ONES... LONG LOST CIVILIZATIONS HAD ATTAINED AND EVEN EXCEEDED OUR "MODERN" LEVEL OF ADVANCEMENT. SAID WESTERN CIVILIZATION HAS TAUGHT THAT HUMANITY HAS PROGRESSED ALONG A STRAIGHT-LINE PATH FROM PRIMITIVE PAST TO THE PRESENT, BUT THE HARD EVIDENCE PROVES OTHERWISE FOR THE ANCIENTS HAS TECHNOLOGIES CANNOT BE REPLICATED TODAY.
The Soul Speaks Talk Show with Lynn Renee featuring guests Paul Porter, founder of Rap Rehab. The premier online destination for fresh, thought- provoking coverage of the music industry, hip hop culture, current events and race, Co founder at Industry Ears and former Exec. @ BET .
Sharon Hinton, Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, air personality at Boston Praise Radio &TV, BNN TV and founder of Black Teachers Matter Boston, Mass. Join us as we discuss the current conditions of main stream media, hip hop culture and the educational system. Call in to 929-477-3860.