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April 9, 2015: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children in the United States have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. Boys are five times more likely than girls to have ASD. And even though ASD can be diagnosed by age 2, many children aren’t diagnosed until after age 4.
One thing children with ASD have in common is that their disorder can be treated by a range of therapists who have individual specialties but overlapping goals.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, Christine Baksi talks about her 4-year-old son Sam who was diagnosed with ASD at the age of 2, and is currently benefitting from a wide range of therapies. Her son's physical therapist joins her to discuss the collaborative team approach to help children with ASD grow physically and emotionally.
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When parents receive a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder for their child, life as they knew it before is never the same.
Although a parent may not realize it or understand the complexities, there is a grief process that often occurs when a child is diagnosed with autism, Asperger's or other special needs. This differs from the process that one might experience with the death of a close family member or friend.
Today we are going to talk about the Autism Grief Cycle and Tips for Parents and Grandparents while working through each stage.
Karen and John from Autism Empowerment will explain some of what they went through when their two sons were diagnosed with autism and Asperger syndrome respectfully. Karen will also talk about how she felt after she received her own autism spectrum diagnosis. (Yes, parents on the autism spectrum can still go through the grief cycle for their own children on the spectrum!)
Here are some of the topics we'll cover with tips for working through each:
Shock and disbelief
Anger or Rage
Confusion and powerlessness
Shame or embarrassment
Fear and panic
We will also do our best to answer questions that people have sent into Autism Empowerment in advance. You can reach us at email@example.com
Karen with Autism Empowerment Radio goes on location at Intel to interview Karla Fisher, an adult autistic who educates and supports autistics, parents and those who seek to learn more about autism spectrum disorder through her Facebook community, Karla's ASD page.
Karla's ASD page is a perspective page from an adult autistic who in her words is "Not Fighting Autism, working with it." As a Senior Program Manager / Engineering Manager at Intel, Karla has worked in the high tech field for over 20 years and is very passionate about her job.
This is the 1st of a series of 2 interviews initially recorded on April 6th, 2013. Although this particular broadcast was recorded second, we are playing it first as it gives a strong introduction of Karla and her back story.
Karla covers a variety of topics including a bit about what it was like for Karla growing up and how things changed for her after her father passed away and she received an autism diagnosis. She discusses her conceding phase where she tried to "fix" her autism.
Other topics include being accepted in the high tech industry and being accepted online. We talk about the importance of autistics supporting other autistics and how that isn't always the case in some Facebook parent support groups.
In our 2nd interview we discuss Token Theory and Autistic Burnout, two topics which Karla talks about regularly and extensively at Karla's ASD page.
Karla Fisher has a very impressive bio. She is a 2012 GRASP Distinguished Spectrumite Medal honoree. Important parts of her life story are published as chapter 4 in Temple Grandin's book, "Different, Not Less". Karla founded Portland's first ASD Adult/Teen Mentor program and regularly teaches doctors, teachers, professionals and parents about ASD.
On The Yvonne Pierre Show: David Wilde went undiagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) until adulthood. David is a proud husband, father, and advocate for ASD. David is on a mission to educate people about autism through his story. Inspiration and Information on-demand, visit, www.hyhradio.com or www.blogtalkradio.com/hyhonline
Today The Real Delia & Mr. DLW will be talking about Autism Spectrum Disorder since April is Autism Awareness Month. Following The Real Delia Show is Let's Talk Sports with the commentators from Letstalksportsnation.com. They've been on TV for two years, now they're here on the JKN radio network.
One of our success stories, here on the JKN, even though each show host is their own content supervisor within a guideline and responsible for their own shows, this “lady cab driver” not only works hard for her money, but works hard for her show. Started her show on Sunday, following the original THE WAY I SEE IT with Jay King the original show for this foundation, now on every Monday at 4pm pacific. She chooses her topics wisely and gets involved with her true spirit. She is also known as the corrector. THEE CORRECTOR. 347-205-9366 Welcome to the show!
Let's get the game started, hit a hole-in-one, toss that hail mary for the game winner, let's see if the pitcher can strike out the power smasher and SAVE the game it's LET’S TALK SPORTS (LETS TALK SPORTS NATION) right after, THE REAL DELIA. 347-205-9366.
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Since the beginning of time as humans we would shy away from the UNKNOWN. However, once educated we EMBRACE and CELEBRATE. As a tribute to National Autism Month the Talks With Sheba Radio Show brings to you Sarah Peterson, the Executive Director of Autism Society of Northern Virginia. Autism Society of Northern Virginia is a community staple that provide education, advocacy and support. If you know and love someone with Autism this a talk you have to TUNE IN to and PARTICIPATE!
SO LET'S TALK!
Knowledge Always Empower
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 @ 10PM EST
CALL IN LIVE (347) 838-8992
TUNE IN ONLINE
LEARN MORE ABOUT: AUTISM SOCIETY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Executive Director: Sarah Peterson
Phone: (703) 855-2165
Office Hours: Tuesday through Thursday 10am-2pm
Nurse anesthetist, Sym Cusimano Rankin, RN, CRNA witnessed an alarming increase in chronic and autoimmune diseases; and as a mother, she has seen her son's journey of recovery from autism. Autistic children often undergo medical and dental procedures requiring anesthesia. All anesthetic agents have relative risks and benefits. Special caution is warranted with agents that effect methylation and mitochondrial function.
Get the tools for an informed conversation with your anesthesiologist about unique medical problems, so better decisions can be made about choice of agents. Also, we’ll discuss pre-op and post-op steps to help your child recover with the right detoxification support.
We are often asked what safe anesthesia procedures are for children on the spectrum and/or with MTHFR....well....the quintessential expert is on board tonight people....join us!
For her work on anesthesia and Autism Spectrum Disorder please click here: http://www.autism.com/pro_anesthesia
We talk with Christopher J. Smith of Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) about emerging technology and research to support individuals with autism.
Christopher J. Smith, Ph.D., Vice President and Director of Research at SARRC, is an experimental psychologist with expertise in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and measurement of associated traits. Before joining SARRC, Dr. Smith was an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and still maintains a faculty position. His background is in phenotyping complex psychiatric disorders for the purposes of genetic studies.
Under the direction of Dr. Smith, SARRC’s research team focuses on improving the early detection of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and expediting accurate diagnostic methods; advancing research on effective treatments for autism, both pharmaceutical and behavioral, that lead to an improved quality of life for individuals with the disorder and their families; and educating all kinds of professionals in the community to improve detection, diagnosis and services for individuals with autism.
Please join us for tonights show, our host will be Jacy, our special guest will be Bobby @gazda_theboss and Debbie @cuppycake70, we will be discussing the important benefits of special diets and vitamins, and how to take your child off the spectrum, we will also be featuring some very special cameo appearances from a few boys who are going to give their testimonies about their journey to recovery from autism
A film that will make you smile, cry and most importantly, think. Brilliant documentary about autism and the emotion of love.
Guests Matt Fuller/Director
Autism in Love is a feature length documentary that explores the lives of four autistic adults as they pursue and manage romantic relationships.
The manifestations of autism affect everyone a little differently.
What is seldom found are stories about what happens once these kids grow up; what happens after the sleepless nights, years of therapies, special schooling and exhaustive treatments? What happens when children with autism become adults with autism and want to have lives of their own?
Unfortunately, when it comes to romantic relationships, people with autism have a distinct disadvantage. Being plagued by this developmental disorder jeopardizes the core characteristics of a relationship - communication and social interaction. Ostensibly it seems that some may never truly experience romantic love, or at least love by a typical definition. However, we know this to be false. We have innumerable instances of people with autism falling in love and having meaningful romantic relationships.
AUTISM IN LOVE has captured those yet unexplored experiences. We've harnessed the power of cinema to reveal the truths of this otherwise marginalized community, and we're presenting a personal and critical perspective on the most important aspect of the human condition... love.
Last show before the main event. Saturday 4/18/2015 Freestyle for Autism, @900 Park in the boogie down. Listen in for details on how to get your tickets, and any further info you may need to join us for this wonderful cause. In the house performing live, Soave, Shy, Jayquan, Willie Valentin, Joey Kidd, Sam Savon. Mr Freestyle himself......Sal Abbatiello. Lucky 7 productions presents Anthony Ramos Promoter. Dial in @ (646)478-5651, with any shout outs questions, general info. Let's get this party started.
Fontline Ministries invites you to join us Tonight Autism Facts Christrain suport group sponcered by Pastor Mike Ristick & GkMikey Sharing
This two hour program will feature a time of prayer, praise, and worship in which we encourage all callers to call in with their prayer needs, and testmony.
After the word we will be taking your phone calls with questions and comments on tonight's teaching. We will also give or callers the chance to make a life changing decision by offering the sinners prayer, and the opportunity for those who feel they have walked away from or are no longer serving God the way they shoud to come back with the rededicataion prayer. Doctrine Bible Teaching Ministry We Beileve The Father Son Holy Spirit, Jesus Is Lord & The Gifts & The Rapture, John 3:16-17 Rom 10:9re