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Autism Stories

By Autism Personal Coach/Becca Lory Hector
Autistic people are the true experts of the autistic experience. A podcast in which autistic people and others in the autism community share their wisdom, experiences, and stories.
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Autism Stories: Amy Li Baksh
"As far as sensory issues warmth is your best friend on your period. Thats why people recommend warm pants, putting on socks, a bunch of clothes, wrapping up in a blanket and thats been helpful to me to cut down on the sensory experiences as i'm going through the period itself," says Amy Li Baksh. Amy joins this episode of Autism Stories to discuss starting a project to help autistics with their  menstrual cycles. To learn more about Amy and the Lilypads Project: https://www.instagram.com/lilypadstt/ To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your favorite listening platform we would really appreciate that. Looking for coaching to reduce the overwhelm or to find purpose in your lives then schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min?month=2020-10  
23:49
October 26, 2020
Autism Stories: AJ Link
"Actively recruiting disabled attorneys,  those different ways of problem solving and approaching situations can be really helpful in cases and litigation. Having those different perspectives can be so vital to your business," says AJ Link. AJ joins us to talk about neurodiverse attorneys and the value they bring to any law firm.  To learn more about AJ and the National Disabled Law Students Association: https://ndlsa.org/ To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your favorite listening platform we would really appreciate that. Looking for coaching to reduce the overwhelm or to find purpose in your lives then schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min?month=2020-10
25:43
October 19, 2020
Autism Stories: Nicodemus and Janelle Harding
"I do a self check in around 10am, have you ate yet? If I haven't ate by 10am and I haven't turned the tv on and haven't really done much that is when I know my spoon level is low.  I check back in by 1 and did I take my medicine today? You didn't take your medicine, oh yeah I'm not doing well," says Janelle Harding. Nicodemus and Janelle join this episode of Autism Stories to talk about their life as a married couple living in a spoonie house.  To learn more about Nicodemus and Janelle: https://www.instagram.com/handinhandplus1/ To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your favorite listening platform we would really appreciate that. Looking for coaching to reduce the overwhelm or to find purpose in your lives then schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min?month=2020-10
20:55
October 12, 2020
Autism Stories: Bill Clifton Tole
"Its liberating to explore where the tangents will talk you. In a way being autistic in some ways is going down a rabbit hole. You go inward, you go in your head and see where it takes you. The Sitar is the vehicle by which I get to those places in some ways. Being able to let me take it where it will instead of trying to play Beethovens 5th Symphony on it is freshing to just go with the flow," says Bill Clifton Tole. Bill joins us on this episode to talk about how autistics can amplify the good and overcome the negative noise in their lives.  To listen to "Amplify the Good" visit: https://anchor.fm/bill-clifton-tole. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your favorite listening platform we would really appreciate that.
48:21
October 5, 2020
Autism Stories: Hunter Hansen
"Nobody likes surprises. When people say hey you got a second? I almost want to say no. However, if someone says I want to run this really interesting thing by you I may need your expertise to discuss. Now I can process, I can take all the social anxiety out. I can assess what I want to say and start planning and framing the index of possibilities," says Hunter Hansen. Hunter joins this episode of Autism Stories to discuss ways to better work with autistics and talk about his blog and youtube channel "The Life Autistic".  Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
33:37
September 28, 2020
Autism Stories: Becca Lory Hector
"Practice the pause. I know for those of us that are autistic we feel this social pressure in many different scenarios to answer people in a certain set amount of imaginary time before people make that face, are you listening? I don't like that face because I was listening and was thinking and now your face distracted me from thinking.  What we need to do as autistics we deserve that right to take that pause," says Becca Lorry Hector. Becca once again returns to Autism Stories to talk about the results of her course "Self Defined Living: A Path to a Quality Autistic LIfe" . Becca also talks about a new project called the "Info Dump Files"  about autistic interests that we will be working on together that debuts on audio and video this week! Learn more about Becca at https://beccalory.com/. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
31:48
September 21, 2020
Autism Stories: Tracey Cohen
" I can be influenced very easily, i'm constantly questions myself. Despite all that, no matter how different from the norm, my gut will just tell me what to follow. When I stick to my gut I find that I make the right decision. I feel like I've always had an intuitive right or wrong, a moral compass. No matter what the influence is I won't compromise that," says Tracey Cohen. Tracey joins us to talk about her new book "My Life on the Autism Spectrum: Misunderstandings, Insight, and Growth" and what she has learned since being diagnosed as an adult.  To purchase Tracey's book visit: https://www.amazon.com/My-Life-Autism-Spectrum-Misunderstandings/dp/1933750669/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=tracey+cohen+my+life+on+the+autism+spectrum&qid=1600027609&sr=8-1 Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
24:50
September 14, 2020
Autism Stories: Haley Moss
"It hammers something home in representation that is really not true, that we only date autistic people. I don't love to talk about my dating life . When I tell people I'm autistic they ask do you only date autistic people? Of course the answer is no, good people are good people", says Haley Moss. Haley returns to Autism Stories to discuss what she liked and what the  documentary on Netflix "Love on the Spectrum" could have done better in regards to representing autistic people.  Haley also shares with us details about the newest book! To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
28:42
September 7, 2020
Autism Stories: Michael Andolsek
"I found a fun world, the glitz and glam,  I kind of escaped the difficulties I was going through because I hadn't been diagnosed yet. There were a lot of challenges I didn't know how to cope with, I latched on and never looked back.", says Michael Andolsek. Michael joins this episode of Autism Stories to talk about how his special interest of fashion has helped him and could help  other autistic people.  To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
22:24
August 31, 2020
Autism Stories: Catina Burkett
" How to talk to kids like me who were quiet, abnormally quiet,  we are over compliant. You wouldn't get the average hard working managing the household black  parent who has this good kid to focus on them as an issue. Especially with the distrust of mental health and it's history. You now, it's like why are you going after my good kid?", says Catina Burkett. Catina  joins us on this episode to talk about how professionals can best support black autistic people.  Check out Catina's article on how professionals can best support black autistics: http://seaninderbitzen.com/blog/ Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
22:36
August 24, 2020
Autism Stories: Andrew Komarow
"We as a community are more suited to be entrepreneurs. We have the assumptions all wrong with neurodiversity and hiring, we have all these employment initiatives and assuming they want jobs in tech, what if they don't?", says Andrew Komarow. Andrew joins us on this episode of Autism Stories to discuss why self employment may be a great idea for some autistics as well as discussing financial planning that works best for their lives.  To learn more about Andrew and the services he provides visit https://planningacrossthespectrum.com/ .  Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
19:23
August 17, 2020
Autism Stories: Crystal Rapoza
"Through all those years of misdiagnosis and not really having the words to describe what is going on, bodybuilding emerged as the first thing that helped", says Crystal Rapoza. Crystal joins us on this episode of Autism Stories to discuss how bodybuilding helped her and how to could other autistic people. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
25:41
August 10, 2020
Autism Stories: Phillip McGruder
"I showed that a black man who has autism, who has a different perspective can be a voice to inspire", says Phillip McGruder about his college experience as a black autistic man at the University of Kansas. Phillip joins this episode of Autism Stories to discuss intersectionality as it relates to the college experience for autistic people.  To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us a positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Check out our free groups on the autistic experience and intersectionality in August: Spectrum Saturdays August 8th, 12:30-1:30pm At Autism Personal Coach, we have seen the positive benefits that people receive when we have created groups to address a person’s multiple identities that are often marginalized. To help autistic people connect to another important identity- being transgender. In this month’s group we will be discussion your 8 sensory systems and supports you have found that are helpful with those systems. https://meet.jit.si/SpectrumSaturdays8820 Autistic BIPOC Group August 21st, 6pm EST At Autism Personal Coach, we have seen the positive benefits that people receive when we have created groups to address a person’s multiple identities that are often marginalized. To help autistic people connect to another important identity- being black, indigenous and/or a person of color we have created this group. In this month’s group we will discuss developing relationships that embrace all of your identities. https://meet.jit.si/APCBIPOC821
42:58
August 3, 2020
Autism Stories: Lisa Morgan
"There are so many professionals that listen simply to reply, but listening to understand requires an open mind, cultural understanding and presumed competence," says Lisa Morgan. Lisa joins this talks with us on this episode of Autism Stories to talk about identifying suicide risk factors in autistic people and  crisis supports that can truly benefit them.  To purchase Lisa Morgan's upcoming book visit https://www.amazon.com/Living-Ptsd-Autism-Spectrum-Applications/dp/1787750507/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=ptsd+autism+lisa+morgan&qid=1595775344&sr=8-1 Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
20:36
July 27, 2020
Autism Stories: Miriam Sachs
"None of my identities exist in a vacuum,. I'm always going to be non-binary, autistic, have vater it's all going to co-exist," says Miriam Sachs. Miriam joins this episode of Autism Stories to talk about intersectionality and the importance of discussing and embracing all aspects of our identities especially ones that are marginalized.   Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more self sufficient and find their purpose. To learn more about Miriam visit https://youtube.com/mynontraditionallife/ and https://www.instagram.com/mynontraditionallife/ .  Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
25:54
July 20, 2020
Autism Stories: Super Spectrum Girl
“When you put time into something and people are seeing you being vulnerable it creates this intimacy and even though we have never met before its really amazing how people start to trust each other,” says Super Spectrum Girl of the importance of her illustrations on social media for the autistic community. Super Spectrum Girl joins us for this episode of Autism Stories to discuss the impact of social media in spreading autism acceptance. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To learn more about Super Spectrum girl and see her fantastic illustrations find her at https://www.instagram.com/superspectrumgirl/.  Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
19:22
July 13, 2020
Autism Stories: Becki Parker
“I always feel more safe with rules as this is the way to do it,” says professional dancer  Becki Parker in talking  of the many ways dance plays into her strengths as an autistic person . Becki joins us to talk about her dance career and how  dance can be helpful to so many other autistic people.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
16:47
July 6, 2020
Autism Stories: Kelly Bron Johnson
"“It’s really about thinking outside of the box and starting to think more about who is using your site and if they are going to get the best experience out of it”, says Kelly Bron Johnson when thinking about website accessibility.  Kelly returns to Autism Stories to talk with us about how to determine how accessible your website is and what changes you can make to make it much more usable for everyone. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
19:42
June 29, 2020
Autism Stories: Sam Theriault
“When you go into a museum there are things like objects that make learning very concrete. If you can see it,feel it,and touch it you can start to understand it. So I think thats part of ways that Autistic people might learn better in museums,” says Sam Theriault. Sam joins us to talk about how museums can be beneficial  and what we need to do to make them more accessible to Autistic people.  Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
33:07
June 22, 2020
Autism Stories: Emanuel Frowner
"I learned that being part of that movie is not the end all and I want to be in a variety of acting roles going forward. I also want to see more autistic actors of various ethnic backgrounds star in movies so that they can show what they can do when given a chance," says Emanuel Frowner. Emanuel was in the film "Keep The Change" a film that starred many disabled actors and he joins us to discuss that film and much more. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To view the transcript of this episode visit: https://autismpersonalcoach.wordpress.com/autism-stories-emanuel-frowner/ To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
18:11
June 15, 2020
Autism Stories: Becca Lory Hector
“Thats the piece that Autistics like about routine. It keeps us grounded in reality and we don’t get floated off with all our worries, concerns, and depression and don’t get stuck in a loop,” says Becca Lory Hector. Becca returns to Autism Stories to discuss the importance of creating a mindful morning routine as well as her upcoming course Self Defined Living: A Path to a quality Autistic Life. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To register for Becca's course, Self Defined Living: A Path to a quality Autistic Life visit https://beccalory.com/webinars/ Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
27:13
June 8, 2020
Autism Stories: Joshua Collins
"Autistic people feel like people don't represent them and like seeing someone who is  genuinely working hard and doing well at something actually proud to say they are Autistic," says Joshua Collins. Joshua joins us to talk about his campaign to become the first Autistic member of Congress.Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To learn more about Joshua and his campaign visit https://www.joshua2020.com/ Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
17:16
June 1, 2020
Autism Stories: Dinah Murray
"Autism can be much better described in this model and maybe Autism is all about interests," says Dinah Murray.  Dinah joins us to talk about monotropism a theory she created with MIke Lesser and Wenn Lawson that was published in 2005 that states a monotropic mind is one that focuses its attention on a small number of interests at any time, tending to miss things outside of this attention tunnel. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To learn more about Dinah and the wonderful work she has done please visit https://productiveirritant.org/ Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
47:05
May 25, 2020
Autism Stories: Kristopher Jones
"Having a coach going into the community with me, who could help me identify my strengths and weaknesses, and communicating with people would help me flourish," says Kristopher Jones. Kristopher joins us to talk about how his recent  article about how having a social coach in the community would be an ideal scenario as it could help him and many other Autistic people develop community.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
28:16
May 18, 2020
Autism Stories: Haley Moss and Dr. Lamar Hardwick
"I would hope to encourage people to make space for a variety of stories and use it as a map for a place for where they want to go in life" says Lamar Hardwick about his upcoming keynote at the Milestones National Autism Conference regarding  diversity in neurodiversity. Haley Moss is our  guest interviewer on this episode to talk with Lamar about his keynote, fatherhood, marriage, and much more. Join us for a fantastic conversation between Haley and Lamar. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. To learn more about Haley visit https://haleymoss.net/ To learn more about Lamar visit https://autismpastor.com/ Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
38:53
May 11, 2020
Autism Stories: Robin Jax
"Its long term goal is out there advocating for musicians who have been bypassed by the industry because of neurodivergence", says Robin Jax regarding his record label Tiergarten Records. Robin joins Autism Stories to discuss how Tiergarten Records is helping give talented Autistic and Neurodiverse musicians opportunities for their music to be heard and sold to the masses.  Robin concludes the interview with a live performance. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. Learn more about Tiergarten Records by visiting https://www.tiergartenrecords.com/. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.
25:36
May 4, 2020
Autism Stories: Joshua Corwin
"Vulnerability is in fact my greatest strength. I think that leads me to connect with my humanity which is where I am able to be most of service," says Autistic poet Josh Corwin. Join us as Josh discusses how vulnerability and poetry can be such beneficial tools for Autistic people in their lives. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
40:18
April 27, 2020
Autism Stories: Haley Moss
"Disability is the only minority group you can join at any point of your life", says Haley Moss. Haley points this out and makes so many other important points  as we discuss  the documentary about the disability rights movement, Crip Camp, and the significance of this film. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
40:07
April 20, 2020
Autism Stories: Rob Senderoff
"What drew me to him was how vocal he was, how enthusiastic he was, and how good of a teammate he was," says coach Kent State mens basketball coach Rob Senderoff about recruiting and now coaching the first openly Autistic Division I college basketball player in Kalin Bennett . Listen to this episode as coach Sendoroff discusses how he is helping Kalin to be more successful as a basketball palyer and what he has learned in the process from Kalin. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
28:07
April 13, 2020
Autism Stories: Alex Earhart
“They are consciously making an effort to show me you matter, i believe, your identity is valid, I see you, and I love you”, says Alex of others efforts to use the name they chose to better reflect their gender identity. Listen to this episode of Autism Stories as we discuss the important dual identities of being Autistic and non-binary with Alex Earhart.Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. If you could give us positive rating and review on your listening platform we would really appreciate that.  Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
31:16
April 6, 2020
Autism Stories: Matthew Kaiser
"Comedy is a way to make me feel more comfortable with myself", says Matthew Kaiser. Listen to Matthew on this episode of Autism Stories talk about how being a comedian has been beneficial to him, but can be beneficial to so many other Autistic people. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24". Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
33:10
March 30, 2020
Autism Stories: Jeff Joiner
"We never pushed him, but put him in a position to push himself" says Jeff Joiner regarding his son Logan's special interest of rollercoasters. On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Jeff about how Logan's special interest of rollercoasters enhanced his life in so many different ways. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
32:35
March 23, 2020
Autism Stories: Becca Lory Hector
"It would be a lot of sensory overload, it would be alot of socializing I didn’t want to do, I would be uncomfortable the whole time, tired and overwhelmed,  and didn’t feel in alignment in the relationship with my soon to be husband", says Becca Lory Hector in thinking  about the planning of her wedding day. Listen to this episode as Becca explains how compromise and communication made her wedding and can make the wedding day of many other Autistic people a day they will fondly remember for the rest of their lives. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
28:30
March 16, 2020
Autism Stories: Byran Dai
Satisfaction has become much more prominent at work with the creation of our special interest groups says Byran Dai co-founder of Daivergent. Listen to this episode to learn how these groups were created and why they are so important to the neurodiverse workforce at Daivergent. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24". Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
22:21
March 9, 2020
Autism Stories: Swathi Chettipally
We need to see more positive stories about Autistic people says Swathi Chettipally. Listen as Swathi shares the story of  supporting her daughter Siri in creating a jewlery making business and how it has changed her families life in so many positive ways.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite podcast listening platform. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
19:18
March 2, 2020
Autism Stories: Rebecca Cavender
Intuition changes everything for Autistic people says Rebecca Cavender . Listen to this episode of Autism Stories as Rebecca explains why intutition is so important to access and some of the first steps you can go about doing just that. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
33:17
February 24, 2020
Autism Stories: Kim Clairy
Recent studies have reported that eating disorders effect almost 20% of those on the spectrum.  On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with occupational therapist Kim Clairy about why this happens and what can be done to support Autistic people with eating disorders. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
29:38
February 17, 2020
Autism Stories: Fergus Murray
The majority of the best known theories about Autism are centered around the deficits for those on the spectrum. Fergus Murray discusses on this episode of Autism Stories why that isn't helpful and why the theory of Monotropism is a much better way of understanding and supporting Autistic people. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
28:57
February 10, 2020
Autism Stories: Marcelle Ciampi
Autistic females often get a diagnosis later in life compared to their male counterparts . Marcelle Ciampi created the females with Asperger's non official checklist  in an effort to assist mental health professionals in recognizing Autism in females. On this episode of Autism Stories we talk about this with Marcelle and much more.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more successful. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
31:46
February 3, 2020
Autism Stories: Tacy Traverso
The Autistic community  has struggled to be heard, to be seen, to be accommodated, to be accepted, and to feel like they have the space to be their authentic selves. On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Tacy Traverso about bringing into light the need for more dialog between the Autistic and the non-Autistic world to change that.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more successful. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
20:48
January 27, 2020
Autism Stories: Haley Moss and Amy Gaeta
There are many challenges to inclusion in all aspects of community for Autistic and Neurodiverse people. The Americans with Disablities  Act was created as a piece of civil rights legislation that makes it illegal to discriminate against anyone with a disability in all aspects of community. On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Haley Moss and Amy Gaeta about the  importance of the ADA 29 years later and what changes could be made in the future to improve this law.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more successful. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
28:03
January 20, 2020
Autism Stories: John Truitt
When you don't get a good night's sleep your day is probably going to much more challenging to navigate. That only intensifies when you have sleep apnea.  During this episode of Autism Stories we talk with John Truitt about how sleep apnea effects so many Autistic people and what he is doing to try to combat these challenges.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more successful. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
18:06
January 13, 2020
Autism Stories: Chris Hall
Becoming an entrepreneur can certainly be very challenging, but it can also change your life for the better in so many ways. In this episode we talk with Chris Hall about how creating Computers for the Autistic Foundation has not only changed his life,  but so many others in the Autism community. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more independent and successful. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
16:04
January 6, 2020
Autism Stories: Emily Casanova
What is Ehler's Danlos Syndrome and what can this teach us about Autism? We discuss this and much more with Emily Casanova, Research Assistant Professor with the University of South Carolina Medical School at Greenville. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more independent and successful. To learn more about Emily visit her blog at https://scienceoveracuppa.com/. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
43:06
December 30, 2019
Autism Stories: Dane and Krista Capo
There are many Autistic people who are talented artists, but finding employment with  art can be challenging.  On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Dane Capo and his mother Krista about how they have been able to develop his art into a viable source of income. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic adults and teens become more independent and successful. To learn more about Dane or to purchase his art visit https://www.danecapo.com/. To be updated on the latest Autism Stories episode  subscribe on your favorite platorm to listen to the podcast. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
20:22
December 9, 2019
Autism Stories: Mikhaela Ackerman
Open office spaces can be stressful for just about any employee and a challenge to do your work succesfully, but especially when you are Autistic.  On this episode of Autism Stories we talk  with Mikhaela Ackerman, author of Edge of the Playground, about what strategies Autistic and neurodiverse employees can employ to make these spaces less challenging. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
19:50
December 2, 2019
Autism Stories: Dr. Sarah Zate
Medical appointments can be stressful for just about anyone, but even more so to Autistic patients. On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Dr. Sarah Zate about why  these appointments are so anxiety producing and what strategies medical practices can employ  to make them less overwhelming. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
22:07
November 25, 2019
Autism Stories: Dr. Michael Hannon
Research on the experiences of fathers whose children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder is limited, but especially for African-American fathers.  On this episode we discuss this with Dr. Michael Hannon who wrote his dissertation "Love him and everything will fall into place" on this very important topic. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
48:23
November 18, 2019
Autism Stories: Kelly Bron Johnson
It is ongoing challenge to make businesses and events in the community more inclusive to all people. In this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Kelly Bron Jonson, the founder of Completely Inclusive, on how her organization is helping to make this more of a reality. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
27:20
November 11, 2019
Autism Stories: Karissa Johnson
Next year there will be much interest in watching gymnastics at the Olympics, but it can be a great sport to participate in with so many positive benefits.  On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Karissa Johnson of Spectra Gymnastics. Karissa tells us how she and Spectra make gymnastics a sport that is inclusive for all people so they can receive the positive benefits this sport provides.   Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Learn more about Karissa and Spectra Gymanastics by visiting http://spectrapdx.com/. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24". Sponsorships: off for this episode
19:45
November 4, 2019
Autism Stories: Sara Earhart
Figuring out who we are and what we want is a  lifelong quest. On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Sara Earhart about how being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder led her  to start a blog, Seeking Sara, and helped to give her a much better understanding of who she is.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful.  Visit https://seekingsara174.com/ to read Sarah's blog.  Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
28:58
October 21, 2019
Autism Stories: Alec Frazier
Peer mentorship can have a profoundly positive affect on the lives of its participants . On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Alec Frazier who shares with us how this type has been beneficial to him and can be to other Autistic people in helping them reaching their goals and improving their mental health. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful.
25:16
October 14, 2019
Autism Stories: Dylan Dailor
What is it like to be an openly Autistic political candidate? We discuss this with Dylan Dailor, who is running for state assembly,  and how he wants to make New York a better place if elected. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helpingAutistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. To learn more about  Dylan's campaign please visit https://www.dailorforassembly.com/.   Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
26:41
October 7, 2019
Autism Stories: Nicole Ryan and Virginia Smedley
Vacation can be one of the great pleasures of this world, but for many Autistic people getting to these destinations can be extremely stressful due to navigating an airport. On this episode of Autism Stories we talk with Nicole Ryan and Virgina Smedley of Melbourne Airport how they make this a less stressful experience through the Hidden Disability Program. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helpingAutistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
17:32
September 23, 2019
Autism Stories: Andrew November Returns
Can your social media use be looked at to deny you disabilities benefits?  Andrew November returns to Autism Stories to talk about how social security may be looking at your social media accounts in the future to determine your eligibility for disability benefits. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helpingAutistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
22:32
September 16, 2019
Autism Stories: Mark Fremmerlid
What does successful entreprenership  for Autistic people look like?  In this episode of Autism Stories hear from Mark Fremmerlid how he helped his son Brad start his own business, Made by Brad.   Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helpingAutistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
26:30
September 9, 2019
Autism Stories: Jillian Nelson
Who are the true experts about the Autistic experience and how can they change the world?  In this episode we have a discussion about this subject with Jillian Nelson, the Community Resource and Policy Advocate for the Autism Society of Minnesota. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
31:00
August 26, 2019
Autism Stories: Katie Oswald
Many Autistic people have places they would like to visit, but it can be very overwhelming and as a result decide to travel . On today’s episode we talk with Katie Oswald, founder of The Autistic Travel Coach, about how Autistic adults can overcome these obstacles and find great personal growth through travel. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24". 
27:48
August 19, 2019
Autism Stories: Dr. Jen Malia
 Autistic characters in modern media  are important because they can educate neurotypical people about the experiences of Autistic people,  if it is a well thought out character. In this episode we discuss this and much more with Dr. Jen Malia,  english professor at Norfolk State University. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24". 
30:08
August 12, 2019
Autism Stories: April Stephens
Too often Autistic African-Americans don't get the support they need from organizations that provide supports to those with Autism. On today's epsiode we talk with April Stephens, the founder of Autism from Another Spectrum, about why this happens and what can be done to change that. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
21:46
August 5, 2019
Autism Stories: Chris Bonnello
 Many Autistic people are very talented writers, but why is that and what can be learned from the writing experience? We tackle these questions on today’s episode with Chris Bonnello of “Autistic Not Weird”. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping  Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
21:24
July 22, 2019
Autism Stories: Sal Spinelli
If you are a fan of America's Got Talent than this episode of Autism Stories is for you! We will talk with   Sal Spinelli who is the vocal coach of the first golden buzzer winner of the season , the phenomonal Kodi Lee. In this episode Sal will discuss how he has supported  Kodi on his path to AGT. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
18:40
July 15, 2019
Autism Stories: David Weiss
On this episode we continue our discussion about running with occupational therapist David Weiss. David talks about how he has helped Autistic people get involved in running and the life changing results he has witnessed . Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
1:00:48
July 8, 2019
Autism Stories: Tracey Cohen
 On this episode we talk with Tracey Cohen about how running can have a profoundly positive impact on the lives of Autistic people in so many different ways. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping Autistic teens and adults become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
30:56
July 1, 2019
Autism Stories: Alex Manners
Sports is a passion for many Autistic people, but going to these sporting events can be very overwhelming. In this episode we talk with our first guest from England,  Alex Manners. Alex discusses with us his campaign "Autism and Football" which is to make football matches in the United Kingdom more accessible to Autistic people. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
15:20
June 17, 2019
Autism Stories: Jason Gepperth
Many Autistic people are interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. However, finding employment in these areas  can be challenging. On this episode we talk with Jason Gepperth,  a Disability and STEM Resource Specialist at Wright State University, about how they help their talented students find success in these fields. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
40:37
June 10, 2019
Autism Stories: Anne Tapia Returns
Healthy Relationships are vital to the existence of all of us,  but can be challenging to find and nuture.. In this episode, Anne Tapia, of the Regional Autism Advisory Council, returns to Autism Stories to preview The Spectrum of Healthy Relationships and Sexuality in Autism Conference coming June 24-26 to Cincinnati, Ohio. In this episode we talk with Anne about ten sessions you don't want to miss! Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
44:58
June 3, 2019
Autism Stories: Haley Dunn
In this episode of Autism Stories will be talk about a great educational opportunity coming up on June 11th and 12th which is  the Milestones National Autism Conference. We will preview ten sessions at the conference we are really excited about with Haley Dunn, the teen and adult manager for Milestones Autism Resources. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
27:20
May 27, 2019
Autism Stories: Nathan Morgan
On this episode of Autism Stories we have an important discussion about the intersection of Autism and the LGBT community with Nathan Morgan of Milestones Autism Resources.  Nathan is a self-advocate who has shared his experiences on panels, at events, and on the local news. He is passionate about teaching and Autism related research. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
37:49
May 20, 2019
Autism Stories: Becca Lory Hector
Storytelling exists in every culture as a way to educate and entertain. In this episode we talk with Becca Lory Hector about how Geek Club Books gives people with Autism an opportunity to share their voices and essential stories.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
19:36
May 13, 2019
Autism Stories: Tim Goldstein
In this episode we discuss the technical  interview process for those with Autism with Tim Goldstein. Tim is the author of  Geeks Guide to Interviews: 15 Critical Items for the Technical Type.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
41:17
April 29, 2019
Autism Stories: Megan Metzelaar
It's time for some music.  In this episode we talk with Megan Metzelaar, the writer and performer of the Autism Stories theme song "Who am I" about how  music can be beneficial for those with Autism. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 27 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24".
13:52
April 22, 2019
Autism Stories: Tara Regan
In this episode we  discuss how personal and family indicators effect those with Autism in developing self determination in their lives.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
21:55
April 15, 2019
Autism Stories: Ivette Sarkar
In this episode we will talk with Ivette Sarkar about the challenges those with Autism and their families face when they don't fluently speak English. Ivette is a multicultural specialist for the  Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
18:18
April 8, 2019
Autism Stories: Armani Williams
What is it like to have Autism and be a NASCAR driver? On this episode we talk with Armani Williams, the first NASCAR driver that is diagnosed with Autism.  Armani shares with us his start as a race care driver, how NASCAR has helped him become the person he is today, and much more. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
16:13
April 1, 2019
Autism Stories: Boaz Santiago
Finding and keeping  a job you love is not easy for anyone, but particularly for those with Autism. In this episode we talk with Boaz Santiago about how self employment could be a pathway for some people with Autism in finding and keeping a job they love. Boaz is the co-founder of PicEin Works, an organization that provides individuals with developmental disabilities the opportunity to obtain meaningful employment by pursuing their passions.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
32:05
March 25, 2019
Autism Stories: Katie Hatmaker
Life can be so challenging prior to someone getting an Autism diagnosis. On this episode we will talk about getting an Autism diagnosis with Katie Hatmaker. Katie is a clinical assistant and part of the Autism evaluation team of  the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
14:45
March 18, 2019
Autism Stories: Molly Dann-Pipinias
On this episode we discuss with Molly Dann how sensory processing impacts so much of what we do. Molly D. Dann-Pipinias is a self-advocate with a passion for bringing awareness and advocacy to the Cleveland area. She works at Milestones Autism Resources as an administrative assistant. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. To learn more about Molly and Milestones Autism Resources please visit http://milestones.org. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
14:45
March 11, 2019
Autism Stories: Beth Thompson
On this episode we talk with Beth Thompson about  developing successful internships for those with Autism.  Beth is the program services director for Milestones Autism Resources in Cleveland, Ohio. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. To learn more about Beth and Milestones Autism Resources please visit http://milestones.org. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
22:00
March 4, 2019
Autism Stories: Sondra Williams
On this episode we talk about how to effectively communicate to have your needs met with Sondra Williams.  Sondra is a publish author, national speaker, and  member of the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence Advisory board. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
25:38
February 25, 2019
Autism Stories: Maverick Crawford
On this episode we talk with Maverick Crawford  about how people with Autism can find their personal strength and become successful. Maverick is the author of the book "Overcoming the Odds:  My Journey to Finding Personal Strength and Triumph. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
37:00
February 24, 2019
Autism Stories: Thomas Edwards
On this episode we will talk with Thomas Edwards about removing employment barriers to help Autistic people be successful at work. Thomas is the author of a soon to be released book "Leading Team Members with Superpowers: How effective leadership of the neurodiverse can unleash their potential to improve your company and make you a better leader". Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
26:47
February 18, 2019
Autism Stories: Mike Sweetin
On this episode we talk about how you can best work with your counties support administrator with Mike Sweetin. Mike is the transition services coordinator and previously a support administrator for Butler County in Ohio.   Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
47:11
February 4, 2019
Autism Stories: Bill Fenbers
On this episode we will talk with Bill Fendbers, the social media facilitator for the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati, about the power of volunteering for those with Autism.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
43:29
January 28, 2019
Autism Stories: Kelly Mahler
On this episode we discuss the sensory system you need to know more about with occupational therapist Kelly Mahler. Kelly discusses why its so important to know and be aware of your interoception system on a daily basis. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. To learn more about Kelly and interoception please visit http://mahlerautism.com. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
24:33
January 21, 2019
Autism Stories: Mary Ellen Greacen
On this episode of Autism Stories Mary Ellen Gracean, the Vice President of Operations at the Autism Society of Pittsburgh, discusses the importance of  employment, mentoring, and social opportunities. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
22:05
January 14, 2019
Autism Stories: Haley Moss
On this episode of Autism Stories we will talk about life for college students with Autism with Haley Moss. Haley is the author of  "A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders". Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted). Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
24:05
January 7, 2019
Autism Stories: Dr. Lamar Hardwick
In this Christmas Eve edition of Autism Stories listen to our interview with Dr. Lamar Hardwick. He will discuss being diagnosed with Autism as an adult as well as being a pastor, father, and husband.  Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. If you would like to learn more about Lamar please visit https://autismpastor.com. Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted).
34:34
December 24, 2018
Autism Stories: Barb Rutt
In this episode of Autism Stories, Barb Rutt discusses self advocacy, human sexuality, and how to work best with families .She has been advocating for adults and children with disabilities for over 25 years and is currently the Disability & Outreach Advocate for Genesis House Domestic Violence Center. To learn more about Genesis House visit their website at http://www.genesishouseshelter.org. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted). Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
50:22
December 17, 2018
Autism Stories: Eric Metzger
In this episode of Autism Stories, Eric Metzger discusses the different aspects of community and how we must think differently about them in order to best support people with Autism to reach their true potential. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. To get in touch with Eric and learn more about Integration and Advocacy from Hamilton County Developmental Disability Services email Eric.Metzger@hamiltondds.org or call (513) 559-6695. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted). Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
38:58
December 10, 2018
Autism Stories: Debbie Picker
In this episode of Autism Stories, Debbie Picker of Fare Cle discusses how her organization is finding ways to help people with Autism meet their transportation needs. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who are helping teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. To get in contact with Debbie and learn more about Fare Cle visit https://fare-cle.org/. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted). Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
25:50
December 3, 2018
Autism Stories: Anne Tapia
Did you know that the neuroscience community believes that those with Autism may be at greater risk for trauma than the rest of our population? On this episode of Autism Stories Anne Tapia of the Regional Autism Advisory Council of Southwest Ohio discusses the important work she does as well as dealing with trauma for people with Autism. Autism Stories connects you with amazing people who help teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. To get in touch with Anne and learn more about the Regional Autism Advisory Council email anne.tapia@cchmc.org or call (513) 636 7616. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted). Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
37:56
November 26, 2018
Autism Stories: Cathy Hughes
Autism Stories connects you with amazing people in the Autism community. On this episode of Autism Stories Cathy Hughes of Achieving True Self discuss her dramatic entrance into the Autism community and the importance of people with Autism developing community. To get in touch with Cathy and learn more about Achieving True Self visit http://achievingtrueself.com or call (866) 287-2036 ext. 101. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted). Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
20:55
November 18, 2018
Autism Stories: Andrew November
Autism Stories connects you with amazing people in the Autism community who help teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. In this episode Andrew November, of Liner Legal, educates us on social security disability and the importance of this for many with Autism to live independently. To learn more about Andrew and Liner Legal visit https://linerlegal.com or call (216) 282-1773. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 yr old part time student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two casts that liver at her mom and grandmothers house (BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance, and watch movies with her husband. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" (however, she is waiting for songs to be copyrighted). Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
32:32
November 11, 2018
Autism Stories: Amanda Tipkemper
Autism Stories connects you with amazing people in the Autism community. Learn how they help teens and adults with Autism become more independent and successful. In the first episode of Autism Stories hear our interview with Amanda Tipkemper, Autism Services Manager at the Childrens Home of Cincinnati. Listen as Amanda discusses employment and the importance of learning from adults with Autism. To get in contact with Amanda and learn more about the Children's Home of Cincinnati visit https://www.thechildrenshomecinti.org/, email asd@thechildrenshomecinti.org, or call (513) 272-2800. Music for this podcast was written and recorded by Megan Metzelaar. Megan is a 26 year old part time college student at UC Clermont where she is just about to earn her Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences. She has two cats that live at her mom and grandmothers house(BW and Sunshine). Megan likes to write music, sing, dance and watch movies with her husband in her free time. She has Autism and ADHD and enjoys performing on stage as it makes her feel like she is just like everyone else. Megan just created her first album "24" made (however, sheis waiting for her songs to be copyrighted). Schedule an intake meeting with Autism Personal Coach today and take the first step to decrease your daily overwhelm, develop community, or to find purpose in your lives: https://calendly.com/autimspersonalcoach/60min
57:18
November 4, 2018