South Florida moms, Brenda and Kristi, candidly discuss MOTHERHOOD and AUTISM while balancing heels, cocktails, and meltdowns. They share the challenges and triumphs that define the parenting journey of their own special needs sons (autism spectrum disorder + CHRNA7 genetic duplication). Together, they provide community support and a lifeline to parents of newly diagnosed children, teens, and adults. Guests bring essential professional information to educate and empower families. The blondes keep it light by coloring outside their tan lines and flipping off the PC police. Never a dull moment.
The Papis are baaaaaaack and hosting our 50th episode! For the 3rd year in a row the disorderly autism dads 🤒POSITIVELY🥴 let us know what’s on their 🤬BLEEP🤬 ing minds. Whether it be the 🤬BLEEP🤬ing pandemic 😷, 🤬BLEEP🤬ing therapies, or their🤬BLEEP🤬ing wives, the blondes take zero 🙅🏼♀️🙅🏼♀️responsibility for these s...
Join the hosts of the Disorderly Blondes as they dish on some of the memorable blonde moments of their SUPER popular autism parent podcast. They laugh; they cry (from laughing). Brenda & Kristi toast their favorite guests of the past four seasons and roast their own podcasting (and autism parenting) skills alike.
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Piano lessons as autism therapy is sheet music to Board Certified Behavior Analyst Mary-Debra Pawloski’s ears. Her techniques strike a chord in her students as a symphony of results play up positive behaviors. B sharp and tune in as Miss Mary explains the key reasons piano evokes a concert of skills.
She is a (blonde) natural.
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Professional listeners they are not, but listen in as autism moms Brenda and Kristi presume they are competent to dish on their sons’ latest adventures. Whether it’s graduating, partying, modeling, sporting, or equation solving, the blondes know who is doing all the pant-wearing: dem boyz.
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Autism advocate and comic lover Thomas A. McKean does not consider autism a superpower. Still, armed with his brilliant, open mind he pens a voice of reason amongst a universe of controversy. Thomas is “puzzled” by the epic autism battles other “advocates” choose. His story is a rare edition and his page-turning adventures prove the good advocates always win.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/disorderlyblondes)
Jill Escher is the president of the National Council on Severe Autism and has prepared a strong message for the world: every autism parent is in a state of panic, and the “unaffected,” should be too. Yes, could this mean you.
“Severe” or “not-so-pretty” autism voices demand a place at the table, and no noisy, lame attempt to shame the advocates over semantics will “cancel” the grim statistics. Severe autism is coming for all of us,...
Autism dad, author, and activist J.B. Handley gets RAW as he raps with us about his new book Underestimated, An Autism Miracle. His lyrical journey into unlocking his non-speaker son Jamie’s voice using Spelling to Communicate (S2C) has we homies channeling Tupac. East Coast-West Coast rivalries aside, listen in and get inspired by Changes. “Things will never be the same” for his notoriously strong kiddo, and maybe yours too.
Fresh off an out-of-this-world vacay that had our heads in the clouds, we South Florida autism moms live to tell the tale of two close encounters that had us running for the (Texas) hillside.
Unfortunately, rejected by the Mothership, it's back to our special needs reality featuring cases of senioritis, sucky sports, swimming and splashing, and of course, (a SUPER spreader amount of) sass.
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Yes, you read right! The blondes hosted a live podcast and invited some of their parent listeners to experience the recording process and try to get a word in! Challenging!
Tune in to catch up with the blondes' latest escapades, and their guest "co-hosts" musings on autism. The result? A beautiful night of sharing and bonding like only ASD families can. Everyone together: aaaaawwwww!
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The South Florida Blondes will never admit 2021 means 2020 "won," for they closed the deal on autism guardianship and "seized" the day with CBD treatments. Two fab magazine features have them hoping '21 may just bring back the fun, just ask Rick Desantis.
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Julie Hornok wears many capes: she is an autism mom, author, speaker, advocate, cheerleader, and the strongest ally any mom of a newly diagnosed special needs child could ever ask for.
She used her superpowers to mightily pen United in autism, Finding Strength Inside the Spectrum, and is now saving the planet one autism mom at a time with Labeled and Loved- an arsenal of lifelines meant to help us soldier on with a smile.
Board Certified Pediatrician Dr. Berger treats autism, ADD, ADHD, and immune disregulation disorders at his Tampa, Florida based Wholistic Pediatrics and Family Care. Learn how he approaches each patient's plan of holistic primary care from the inside out, utilizing nutritional and detoxification therapies and the prescribing of CBD and medical marijuana.
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They're baaaaack! The Disorderly autism dads commiserate over their most trying case of 2020 (the crummy, complicated Covid-19), while clutching cups of coquito.
Catch their colorful commentary concerning their boys' conditions, the courts, camps, college, companions, and the challenges many special needs dads confront (complete with cursing, coño!).
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The blondes discuss how they are able to place a (Spanish) accent on "lo positivo" in light of the fact that #2020problems, on top of #autismproblems feel SUPER heavy.
Listen as they sip and share their thoughts on some tough autism parenting topics, and toast to coming out on the other side. Everyone is hurting right now.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/disorderlyblondes)
The Disorderly Blondes bring order to center court (and tone down their normal "racket") to interview founder of adaptive tennis program Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix. There is no match for the "A" game her program, Love Serving Autism, brings to special needs individuals. This tennis pro turned SLP champions local families who would feel sidelined without her love of giving everyone a shot at sports success.
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We, autism moms, are completely punch drunk over school stresses, seizures, shade, scrubbing, sanitizing, sports bras, and seltzer.
Cheers to all the special needs parents who have the stomach for education on Covid. For those who do not, we have a drink for that too!
Back to school, here we go!
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Join a blonde threesome as we interview autism mom, author, and fellow podcaster Laurie Hellmann. She just launched her first book: Welcome to My Life, A Personal Parenting Journey Through Autism. Laurie’s memoir is a raw, real, heart-wrenching glimpse into the day-to-day struggles caregivers of severely autistic individuals face. She champions her special needs teenager Skyler and his typical sibling like a pro with the help of in...
Join the South Florida blondes for another unscripted, uproariously funny update to which only super autism moms (and masochists) can relate. Quarantine life may have cramped special needs schooling, birthdays, graduations, and vacays, but certainly not their style!
A few spectrum squirrels also sound off, but in the words of the fabulous Walter Mercado, "I never rehearse to be myself." Listen to this top podcast, laugh with...
It seems inconceivable to shed any light on the murder of Alejandro Ripley. His is an extreme case, a victim of the unimaginable. This episode is for our Autism Spectrum Disorder community and anyone who wants to learn more about the possible "WHYS" and the plea for "WHAT NEXT?"
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