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Today’s Autistic Moment: Suicide Prevention for Autistic Adults with guest, Lisa Morgan

According to a study by Cassidy et al in 2018, 66% of newly diagnosed Autistic Adults experienced suicidal ideation. That is 17% above the general population. There are many reasons why Autistic Adults experience suicidal ideation. Lisa Morgan returns to Today's Autistic Moment at the beginning of Suicide Prevention Month to discuss suicide prevention for […]

Today’s Autistic Moment: Conflict Resolution with guest, Devon Price

Autistic Adults face more conflict than just about any group of people.  Our challenges with verbal and nonverbal communication, finding our social support networks that understand us, and dealing daily with our disabilities can burn us out. Autistics need strategies for conflict resolution. Dr. Devon Price returns to Today's Autistic Moment to help us understand […]

Everything’s Connected to Everything: Improving the Healthcare of Autistic and ADHD Adults with Mel Houser, M.D.

All Brains Belong VT invites anyone who cares about neurodivergent people to learn about practical strategies for improving healthcare. Everything's Connected to Everything: Improving the Healthcare of Autistic and ADHD Adults This webinar will be presented by autistic physician, Mel Houser, M.D., Founder and Executive Director of All Brains Belong VT, who provides medical care […]

Today’s Autistic Moment: Neuroqueer: Another Coming Out with guest Nick Walker

October 11th is National Coming Out Day for LGBTQIA+ people.  There is another group of people coming out that needs to be recognized for who we are and celebrated. According to Nick Walker, the author of Neuroqueer Heresies: Notes on the Neurodiversity Paradigm, Autistic Empowerment, and Postnormal Possibilities being Neurodivergent "means having a mind that functions in […]

Today’s Autistic Moment: An Untypical Worldview with guest, Pete Wharmby

Pete Wharmby's latest book is Untypical: How the World Isn't Built for Autistic People and What We Should All Do About It. In the book Pete wrote: "Imagine a world where people can say 'Oh, do you mind if we don't shake hands? I'm Autistic, you see,' and be acknowledged and treated as an equal." What […]

College Autism Summit 2023

Vanderbilt University - Student Life Center 310 25th Ave. S., Nashville, TN, United States

College Autism Summit 2023 The College Autism Summit brings together scholars, practitioners, administrators, employers, and self- advocates to discuss evidence-driven strategies that help support college students with autism and related learning differences. October 18-20, 2023, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Join us for an in-person event! We are offering a preconference workshop on building or improving a program, over 30 […]

ND & N-O!: A Neurodiversity Podcast for ND Self-Advocates & Allies – Meet Your Host, Genie V

Welcome to "ND & ‘N-O!’” - the podcast that empowers neurodivergent folks to say "NO!" to what doesn’t work for them and “YES!” to what does!    Brought to you by Umbrella US, the ND23 Project, and hosted by Genie V, this podcast is your Self-Advocacy sidekick.   Whether you're a neurodivergent self-advocate, a caregiver, […]

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Today’s Autistic Moment: Overlapping Triggers and Soothers in Autistic Relationships with guest, Ashlyn Baker

Each Autistic individual has their own sensory profile.  When different Autistics are in the same space, their sensory triggers and soothers overlap. This scenario is very common for Autistic parents with Autistic children, or Autistics as spouses or roommates, or as coworkers.  How do Autistics negotiate our triggers and soothers?  What are some strategies we […]

Today’s Autistic Moment: Positive Therapy Options for Autistics with guest Sarah Dwan

Finding therapy options that affirm Autistic Adults to live into their full potential is very challenging.  Positive therapy for Autistics helps them build on their strengths while addressing the trauma that coms from stigma and ableism. During this important show, Sarah Dwan will talk about the therapy options that are out there, but often not […]