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AWN Radio with Host Sharon daVanport - Autism Women's Network


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Promoting acceptance of Autistic people, reporting community events and news, discussing diverse issues, and featuring Authors and entertainment.

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Guest-hosts Dana Commandatore of Rethinking Autism and Self-Advocate, Tammy Klein welcome Paula C. Durbin Westby. Ms. Durbin-Westby is an autistic and disability rights activist. She promotes the concept of neurodiversity, with... more

Guest-host Dana Commandatore of Rethinking Autism welcomed the editors of The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism. TPGA is a book and website which features a variety of writers with differing opinions who do not always agree, and... more

Julia Bascom, founder and project organizer of The Loud Hands Project, joined us to tell us about this wonderful new publishing effort sponsored by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network.

"The conflict of two cultures living side by side in the same household created a struggle to gain control over of the environment, the ensuing chaos deconstructed our family unit. There was so much more to the story of The Girl Who... more

Join us as we talk with author Travis Breeding about his new children's book "I Am A Child, Just Like You". Diagnosed at age 22, Travis has spent his time since then educating himself about the autism spectrum and connecting with others... more

Join us today as we talk with Rochelle Dolim and her lovely daughters, Tracie and Joanna, about a very important part of their work. The Dolim family is helping to change the perception of how persons on the spectrum can... more

On April 1, 2011, Dana Commandatore, Founder of released the new PSA Video "Autism Support Group," a fantastic kick-off to Autism Awareness Month. Dana will join us today on AWN Radio along with the... more

Guests Kim Wombles and Alison Singer join us today to discuss the CDC's proposal of a new ICD9-CM code for wandering. Kim is an instructor of English and Psychology at Cisco College, has 3 children and is an avid autism blogger:... more

Join us for a special show for Autism Acceptance Day! Paula C. Durbin-Westby will be with us discussing the importance of acceptance and how it affects the lives of autistic people. Paula is the Program Coordinator for the Autistic... more

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has proposed the addition of a new diagnostic code to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision for wandering behavior.A variety of disability advocacy and professional... more
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