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Exploring Different Brains
19 minutes | 5 days ago
Advocating Neurodiversity During COVID-19, with Jude Morrow | EDB 230
Irish autism self-advocate, author, and speaker Jude Morrow returns to discuss spreading neurodiversity awareness during the pandemic. (19 minutes) Jude is the author of the Amazon best-seller “Why Does Daddy Always Look So Sad?”, and is the CEO and Founder of Neurodiversity Training International. For more about Jude: https://judemorrow.com/ https://www.neurodiversity-training.com/ https://www.facebook.com/judemorrowauthor https://www.instagram.com/judemorrow/ https://twitter.com/judemorrow10 Follow Different Brains on social media: https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ https://www.instagram.com/diffbrains/ Check out more episodes of Exploring Different Brains! http://differentbrains.org/category/edb/
36 minutes | 22 days ago
Dealing With Trauma During COVID-19, with Dr. Mark Goulston | EDB 229
Author & psychiatrist Dr. Mark Goulston returns to share tips for overcoming trauma. (35 minutes) Originally a UCLA professor of psychiatry for over 25 years, and a former FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer, Dr. Mark Goulston’s expertise has been forged and proven in the crucible of real-life, high stakes situations. An influencer who helps influencers become more influential, his unique background has made him an indispensable and sought after resource and change facilitator to Fortune 500 leaders, entrepreneurs and educators across the nation. His latest book is “Why Cope When You Can Heal?”. Dr. Goulston will be giving a free webinar on behalf of Different Brains Thursday, January 14th at 7:00pm ET. To learn more and register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/8316085825008/WN_U4D6EUzMQiCmmerkyHw-nQ For more about Dr. Goulston: http://markgoulston.com/ For more about his latest book: https://whycopewhenyoucanheal.com/ Follow Different Brains on social media: https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ https://www.instagram.com/diffbrains/ Check out more episodes of Exploring Different Brains! http://differentbrains.org/category/edb/
43 minutes | 4 years ago
Don’t Dis-my-ability! Success For The Neurodiverse, with Shawn Smith, M.Ed. | EDB Episode 28
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Shawn Smith M.Ed., CCC, founder of Don’t Dis-my-Ability. He discusses the importance of advocacy, growing up with undiagnosed ADHD, his journey through school, and the state of neurodiversity awareness in Canada.
60 minutes | 4 years ago
Can The Gut Control The Brain? Bacteria’s Role In Autism with Dr. Derrick MacFabe | EDB 27
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Derrick MacFabe, M.D., assistant professor and director of The Kilee Patchell-Evans Autism Research Group, and pioneer of the study of the gut’s influence over the brain.
53 minutes | 4 years ago
Filmmaking on the Autism Spectrum, with Keri Bowers and Taylor Cross | EDB Episode 26
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Keri Bowers and Taylor Cross, the directors of the films Normal People Scare Me and Normal People Scare Me Too. The mother and son discuss collaborating on the films, Taylor’s journey with autism, and the importance of parents supporting the goals of their neurodiverse children.
25 minutes | 4 years ago
Raising the Autistic in Australia, with Sarah Collins | EDB 25
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Sarah collins, founder of Autism CAER. Sarah discusses autism awareness in her home of Australia, raising three children on the autism spectrum, and the work she does creating inclusive educational strategies.
25 minutes | 4 years ago
Creating Activities for Autistic Kids, with Catherine Pascuas | EDB 24
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Catherine Pascuas, host of The Autism Show Podcast and author of The Autism Activities Handbook. Catherine discusses her passion for autism advocacy, her work with the neurodiverse, and some of the helpful activities from her new book.
28 minutes | 4 years ago
Travel For All with Tarita Davenock | EDB 23
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Tarita Davenock, founder of Travel For All– a full service travel agency specializing in accessible travel, and host of The Lonely Planet’s Travel For All show. Tarita discusses her personal experiences traveling with multiple sclerosis, the considerations that travel companies must take in to account for the neurodiverse, and the importance of inclusivity.
49 minutes | 4 years ago
The Dyslexic Astrophysicist, Dr. Matthew Schneps | EDB 22
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Dr. Matthew Schneps, an astrophysicist and visiting scientist at M.I.T., and founder of the Laboratory for Visual Learning. Matthew discusses his own diagnosis of dyslexia, the importance of flexibility in educational methods, and how neurodiverse conditions can help make people accomplish great things.
37 minutes | 4 years ago
Justice for the Neurodiverse, with Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren | EDB 21
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren, a County Court Judge in The Criminal Division of the 17th Judicial Circuit, in Broward County of Florida, and one of the pioneers of America’s first mental health court, dedicated to the decriminalization of people with mental illness. Judge Lerner-Wren discusses the genesis of the mental health court, the pitfalls the neurodiverse can come across in the criminal justice system, and what she hopes the entire criminal justice system can do to better recognize different brains.
27 minutes | 4 years ago
Autism in France with Anlor Davin | EDB 20
In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Anlor Davin, author of the book “Being Seen.” Anlor discusses her late in life diagnosis for autism, the challenges someone on the spectrum can face when raising a child, and the state of neurodiversity acceptance in her birth country of France.
32 minutes | 4 years ago
Housing and Neurodiversity with Carolyn Naifeh | EDB 19
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. speaks with Carolyn Naifeh, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Nashville IDD Housing Group. Carolyn discusses the challenges of independent living for the intellectually disabled, the concern parents have over their uniquely abled children’s futures, and the importance for everyone to be exposed to neurodiversity.
41 minutes | 4 years ago
Neurodiversity in the Criminal Justice System with William Packard, Ph.D. | EDB 18
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. speaks with jail diversion team facilitator William Packard, Ph.D., author of “Intellectual Disability and the Criminal Justice System: Solutions through Collaboration.” Dr. Packard discusses the inordinate amount of intellectually disabled prison inmates, the dangers the criminal justice system can pose for the neurodiverse, and the importance of community involvement in awareness and intervention.
34 minutes | 4 years ago
Autism in Australia with Karina Barley | EDB 17
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. welcomes Karina Barley, founder of Project Autism Australia and Project Autism USA. Karina discusses her the importance of technology in teaching the neurodiverse, the need for teachers to evolve their methods, and the importance of parental support for the autistic.
37 minutes | 4 years ago
Neurodiversity at the Dentist, with Dr. Allen Wong | EDB 16
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. welcomes Dr. Allen Wong, professor and director of the Hospital Dentistry Program at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Dr. Wong discusses his career in special care dentistry, the importance of dentists understanding neurodiversity, and options for how patients with sensory issues can have successful visits to the dentist.
28 minutes | 4 years ago
Autism and Hyperinterests with The Buddy Project’s Eric Zimmerman | EDB 15
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. interviews Eric Zimmerman, founder of The Buddy Project and author of “Anything But Ordinary,” along with Eric’s friend Shawn Jenkins. Eric discusses the Buddy Project’s mission of refurbishing computers for the use of the handicapped, his own experiences being someone on the autism spectrum, and the importance of embracing hyperinterests.
42 minutes | 4 years ago
The Autism Doctor Brian Udell M.D. | EDB 14
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. interviews Brian Udell, M.D., medical director of the Children’s Development Center. Dr. Udell, known as “The Autism Doctor,” discusses his history in neonatology, the difficulties the neurodiverse have finding proper diagnoses, sensory issues in doctor offices, and his opinion on the varied theories on the cause of autism.
39 minutes | 4 years ago
Dyslexia Reading Strategies with Susan Kahn, M.Ed. | EDB 13
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. interviews Susan Kahn, M.Ed., educator and author of the “Sue’s Strategies” series.
36 minutes | 4 years ago
Autism in the Family with Mari Nosal, M.Ed. | EDB 12
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. interviews Mari Nosal, M.Ed., author of “Ten Commandments Of Interacting With Kids On The Autism Spectrum.”
35 minutes | 4 years ago
Autism and the Power of Memory with Ron Sandison | EDB 11
In this episode, Hackie Reitman, M.D. interviews Ron Sandison, an author and preacher with autism and savant memory abilities. Ron discusses the importance of parental involvement for the neurodiverse, the benefits of embracing hyper-interests, and his new book “A Parent’s Guide to Autism: Practical Advice. Biblical Wisdom.”
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