Adulting on the Spectrum

Adulting on the Spectrum

Podcast by Autism Speaks

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January 24, 2022 45 min
Hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb speak with Taylor Robb an autism self-advocate who's been active in the pursuit of autism equality for nearly a decade. His advocacy ranges from helping families cope and understand their children's autism to holding positions on state government committees concerning disabilities. He has also worked in the behavioral health field as a behavioral technician for the last four and a half y...
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Hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb speak with Dr. Temple Grandin. Dr. Grandin is a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior. Today, she is a professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University. She has been featured on national and international media for her incredible story. HBO even made an Emmy Award-winning movie about her life.
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In this episode, hosts Andrew and Eileen, speak with Jeff Snyder, a self-advocate who was diagnosed with autism in 1990. He has achieved multiple successes in life in areas of education, long term employment, independent living, and speaking engagements. He even does a presentation about autistic traits he finds in Disney characters. ------- The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do n...
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Hosts, Andrew and Eileen, speaks with Peri who is a 24 year old advocate with autism. After many years of her family wanting answers, she was finally diagnosed at 11, which was pretty late despite the obvious signs. She didn't say her first word until the age of six, and didn't say much else after that until she was 10. She wants to raise awareness about being nonverbal in such a strong verbal world. ------- The views and o...
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb speak with autistic advocate Vanessa Casta?eda Gill. She founded Social Cipher, a social emotional learning platform that connects neurodivergent youth and their advocates, counselors, teachers, mental health professionals, in an immersive virtual world. ----- The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the vi...
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb speak with Seth Garner,  an autistic college student who is majoring in radiologic technology. Seth also has an interest in music theory and NASCAR. Seth's current hyper fixation is VHS tapes, VCRs and old technology. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism Speaks.
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb speak with Lucy Cross Wallace. Lucy is an undergraduate student studying Russian and Philosophy at Stanford University. She likes coffee, Margaret Atwood, novels and kindness. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism Speaks.
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb speak with Ryan Lee. Ryan is blogger and autistic advocate who writes about and his social challenges the need for acceptance and understanding. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism Speaks.
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb speak with Jillian Nelson. Jillian is a queer, autistic activist from Minnesota, she has dedicated her life to changing the perspective of autism and creating a better world. When she's not working tirelessly, she can be found at local breweries, WNBA games, or anywhere else that promises an adventure. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts ...
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb speak with Haley Moss. Haley made international headlines for becoming the first documented openly autistic attorney admitted to the Florida Bar. In addition to being a lawyer, Haley is a neurodiversity advocate and author of "Great Minds Think Differently: Neuro-diversity for Lawyers and Other Professionals." And her next book, "The Young Autistic Adult Independent ...
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July 7, 2021 47 min
In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with Kerry Magro, an award winning national speaker, consultant and best-selling author about his diagnosis, his work, TikTok and more. ---- The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism Speaks.
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with Fiona O'Leary, an Irish mother of five children, three of which are autistic. She has a degree in autism studies and is an autistic advocate. ---- The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism Speaks.
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with Mark Fleming, President of Equally Fit, a personal training studio for people with disabilities like autism. *The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism Speaks.
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May 18, 2021 64 min
In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with autistic author and advocate, Thomas McKean about the early days of autism advocacy and his involvement in the movement. *The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism Speaks.
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with clinical assistant professor at the Ammon School of Education at Adelphi University and Autism Speaks board member, Stephen Shore, Ed,D. about everything from language preferences, driving, accommodations, advocating and adapting. *The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views of Autism ...
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In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with Founder and CEO of Beyond-Impact, Tara Cunningham about everything from being diagnosed as an adult to her advice for autistic job-seekers. Tara is an Ashoka Fellow and an internationally recognized, award-winning, neurodivergent CEO and Social Entrepreneur working for people with disabilities. Let us know your feedback or ideas for future episodes by emailing podca...
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April 22, 2021 10 min
This podcast is an interview series that will feature autistic adults from a variety of backgrounds to learn about their life, talents, challenges and the ups and downs of being on the autism spectrum. In this episode, "Adulting on the Spectrum" hosts, Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, introduce themselves and talk about everything from the "Shawshank Redemption" film to the scent of tennis balls. Let us know your f...
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