Adventures in Autism

Adventures in Autism

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By Megan Carranza
Hi! I’m Megan and this is my podcast Adventures in Autism :) this podcast is all about support and sharing our journeys with autism. Enjoy!
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Episode 15- Twists and turns on the road to adventure, with my guest Sarah
In this episode I chat with fellow autism mom, Sarah, all about her journey with her son, Aidan. Sarah shares how early medical struggles impacted Aidan’s development and made getting a concrete diagnosis a challenge. She also talks about her latest endeavor, The Unique Family Adventure Club, a travel club/group for special needs families! I loved talking to Sarah and I hope you enjoy listening!
1:01:51
December 12, 2018
Episode 14- “Why is he doing that?” with author (and autism sibling!) Rachael M. Cuellar
In this episode I chat with children’s book author, Rachael M. Cuellar, all about her book, “Why is he doing that?” which does a beautiful job explaining autism to a young audience. Rachael also shares her experience as an autism sibling and growing up with her older brother, who is on the spectrum. Rachael and I had a great honest conversation where we discussed many topics all within the realm of autism. I hope you enjoy listening!
1:06:51
December 5, 2018
Episode 13- Getting through the early days of an autism diagnosis
In this episode I’m chatting all about the time leading up to Logan’s diagnosis and the early days of our journey. This is something that I get asked about a lot and I’m hoping to shed some light on that time, especially for those who are currently going through it. I hope you enjoy listening!
45:48
November 28, 2018
Episode 12- Autism Mom and Soothing Stitches founder, Nicole Struse
In today’s episode I chat with Nicole, fellow Autism Mom and the founder of The Soothing Stitches Project. Nicole talks all about her personal journey with her son, and how that lead her to starting Soothing Stitches, which is a nonprofit that makes weighted blankets for people on the spectrum. Nicole is so inspiring and we had a great conversation. I hope you enjoy listening!
55:42
November 21, 2018
Episode 11- Good vibes only, with my guest Jaime
In this episode I chat with fellow autism Mom, Jaime, all about her journey with her son, Blake. Jaime has such a great positive attitude and her and I really bonded over that. I hope you enjoy listening! :)
54:19
November 14, 2018
Episode 10- The five biggest challenges (from my personal POV!)
In today’s episode I chat about the five biggest challenges we have faced in dealing with Logan’s autism diagnosis. Discussing “challenges” is a challenge in itself for me- I always want to stay positive! But I wanted to keep it real because there definitely are struggles in this journey. Thanks for listening!
31:23
November 7, 2018
Episode 9- Activism, inclusion and inspiration with my guest, Tamika
In today’s episode I chat with fellow autism mama and activist, Tamika, all about her son and their journey with autism. We also talk about her incredible work running The Autism Hero Project, the book she co wrote, and so much more! Tamika is a true inspiration and I had a great time speaking with her. I hope you enjoy listening!
1:14:39
October 31, 2018
Episode 8- Riding the autism roller coaster, with my guest Ava
In today’s episode I chat with fellow autism mom, Ava, about her journey with her son, Blake. Ava and I discuss the ups and downs of Autism and how it really is a roller coaster! Ava also shares her experiences as an African American mother in the autism community, as well as navigating the Chicago public school system and the resources (or lack of) available there. I had a great time chatting with Ava, I hope you enjoy listening!
57:55
October 24, 2018
Episode 7- OT talk! With occupational therapist Lindsay
In today’s episode I chat with occupational therapist, Lindsay, about her work with kids on the spectrum in a school setting. Lindsay had so much great info to share and I really enjoyed talking with her. I hope you enjoy listening!
1:01:20
October 17, 2018
Episode 6- The five biggest lessons I’ve learned (so far)
Today’s episode is a solo show with me talking about the five biggest lessons I have learned so far on this Autism journey. I really have learned so much, it was hard to narrow it down to just five! I hope you enjoy listening :)
31:29
October 10, 2018
Episode 5- Keeping it real, with my guest Christie
On today’s episode I talk with fellow autism mama Christie about the highs and lows of having a child on the spectrum. Christie was so open and honest, I loved hearing her perspective! Enjoy!
48:35
October 3, 2018
Episode 4- Autism from a dads perspective, with my husband!
I’m so excited to have my husband, Manny, join me for this episode! We chat about our journey so far and get his “dad take” on everything. Enjoy!
39:17
September 26, 2018
Episode 3- Family dynamics and navigating Autism together
Today I talk about navigating Autism together as a family and how are our family dynamic has changed through the years. I also discuss the many ways Autism is popping up in the media!
29:38
September 21, 2018
Episode 2- See the able, not the label!
Chatting with my first guest Natasha! We talk about her sons journey thus far and get into diagnosis “labels”!
57:54
September 20, 2018
Episode 1- Welcome to Adventures in Autism!
My very first episode! All about our journey with autism so far.
44:46
September 18, 2018
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