THE SJ CHILDS SHOW

THE SJ CHILDS SHOW

Are you looking for an engaging podcast that will help you stay informed and inspired on the topics of education and parenting? Look no further than The SJ Childs Show! This podcast is ranked in the top 10% of all podcasts globally and covers a wide range of topics, from neurodiversity and inclusion to parenting and education. Featuring interviews with top experts and inspiring discussions, this show offers unique insights and perspectives on the world of education and parenting. Join us on an enlightening journey that will challenge your beliefs and help you become a better parent, educator, and global citizen. Tune in now to The SJ Childs Show!

Episodes

April 22, 2024 41 mins

Parenting is an art form, a science, and a marathon all rolled into one – and none of us are handed a manual at the start. But what if you had a guide, someone who could shine a light on the path ahead? Enter DJ Stutz, an early childhood specialist who joins us with a treasure trove of insights. Together, we unravel the intricacies of instilling core values, managing tantrums, and nurturing the unique brilliance of children with sp...

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Once underestimated due to his undiagnosed Asperger's, special education attorney Michael Gilberg joins us to shatter the outdated narratives surrounding autism, sharing his riveting story of triumph and the transformative power of recognizing the abilities within the spectrum. His journey from being misunderstood to advocating for others like him is a testament to the potential that lies in every individual's story. As w...

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Discover the power of empathy and the strength of a global community with the International Virtual Autism Summit. As your host, Sarah Bradford, I'm inviting you into a transformative conversation where we unite voices from across the world—self-advocates, professionals, caregivers—all dedicated to championing the cause of autism. We're not just talking about autism; we're amplifying the voices of those who live with...

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Diana Fannon's life changed when epilepsy entered the scene, but it didn't stop her from becoming a beacon of hope in special education. As the founder of Disability Ed Pros, she joins us to share the nuances of crafting tailored educational experiences for children like hers and mine, who have had their own neurodiversity revelations later in life. Our heartfelt conversation traverses the role of self-advocacy, the subtl...

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Imagine navigating life's complexities with the vibrant mind of an autistic individual, then channeling that experience into a beacon for others on a similar journey. That's precisely what Nigel Rising, founder of Autistic Women Emerging, accomplished with the launch of Autistica Palooza, a conference celebrating autistic women. In our latest episode, we're honored to host Nigel as he shares the leaps and bounds from...

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From the heart of Philadelphia's vibrant streets to the intimate corners of fatherhood and advocacy, Jamiel Owens guides us through a labyrinth of emotions and experiences as he champions the cause for autism awareness. In a spirited conversation that defies boundaries, Jamiel, a father turned fierce advocate, opens the gates to his life's story, detailing his multifaceted roles - from volunteer firefighter to family rela...

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Meet Kadin McElwain, a trailblazing autistic college student, whose story of transformation from diagnosis to advocacy is nothing short of extraordinary. As we chat with Kadin, he uncovers the realities of overcoming educational barriers, defying the odds, and how his struggles fueled his drive to become a vocal advocate for both the autism and LGBTQ communities. His narrative is a powerful testament to the resilience and potential...

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Discover the world through the eyes of Michelle Vinokurov, an empowering autistic self-advocate and behavior specialist, as she joins us to mark World Autism Awareness Day. Michelle's voice brings an unparalleled depth to our discussion, as she unveils her transformative experiences post-Purdue University Global and her trailblazing work in behavioral analysis. Her blog, The World of Autism, and contributions to the Flutie Fou...

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 Join the International Autism Summit 2024 and Support World Autism Awareness Day!

Hey everyone!  On April 2nd, we celebrate World Autism Awareness Day, a global initiative to promote understanding, acceptance, and inclusion of individuals in the autistic community.

To mark this special occasion, we're thrilled to announce a one-day sale for tickets to the highly anticipated International Autism Summit 2024!

Date: April 19-20...

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Have you ever considered abandoning the career you spent years building to chase a dream? That's exactly what Reyna did, trading her lawyer's briefcase for a pen and paper. Embark on an intimate voyage with us as Reyna, a former lawyer with a newfound vocation in writing, divulges the intricacies of her career metamorphosis. Her narrative isn't solely about making a change; it's a celebration of passion and the ...

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Embarking on a personal odyssey through the peaks and valleys of human experience, I, SJ Childs, am honored to welcome the profoundly resilient Kristof  Morrow to the show. Our conversation unfurls the complexities of Kristof's life, revealing how his early infatuation with words provided solace and direction amidst a tumultuous upbringing in Texas. From grappling with a late diagnosis of Tourette's syndrome to rediscover...

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Navigating the complex currents of special education and parenting a child with a disability can feel like an insurmountable challenge, but Vickie Rubin has charted this territory with grace and resilience. Her journey, which encompasses both her personal life as a mother to Jessica and her professional career as an advocate, is rich with insights that offer support to families on similar paths. In our heartfelt conversation, we pe...

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When you discover your truest self, the world unfolds in unexpected ways. Albert Jersey, a shining example of this axiom, joins us to share his story of self-discovery and acceptance in the face of autism. With every word, Albert, a staff accountant on the cusp of earning his graduate degree, paints a picture of the challenges he's faced and the victories he's claimed. He isn't just climbing the corporate ladder; he&...

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Ever wondered how a simple shift in parenting approach can lead to a harmonious family life and resilient children? Kathy Bowers, a remarkable family coach from England, joins us to share her transformative journey from nursery nursing to empowering families through her innovative coaching methods. She dives into the heart of modern parenting challenges, discussing the delicate balance between nurturing independence and providing a...

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Embark on a journey with Carice Anderson as she unfolds her life story, from her humble beginnings in Huey Town, Alabama, to her days as a global wanderer and scribe. Her narrative is a tapestry woven with the threads of family values, spiritual richness, melodious tunes, and scholarly pursuits. Your ears will be treated to tales of her South African adventures, where cultural revelations broadened not just her horizons but her ver...

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When Nellie Harden, a seasoned marine mammalogist turned human psychologist, made the pivot to mindful motherhood, she uncovered the profound impact of those first "6570" days on a child's development. Her story, filled with perseverance and the transition from her own challenging childhood to raising four daughters, resonates deeply with anyone who has ever questioned the nuances of parenting. Nellie joins us to imp...

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Have you ever pondered the intricate dance between a child's self-esteem and their academic success? Gabrielle Crichlow, the founder of Step Ahead Tutoring Services, joins us to illuminate this fascinating interplay. From her early days as a peer helper to a full-fledged entrepreneur, Gabrielle's journey epitomizes the transformative power of education. She offers a treasure trove of insights on how fostering a positive s...

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Have you ever held a storybook and felt its magic ripple through to the core of your being? That's the sensation Carrie Pierce and I celebrate in our heartfelt conversation, where we traverse her amazing journey from the silver screen to the cozy nook of children's literature. Together, we uncover the intrinsic value of tangible books in nurturing the young mind and heart, challenging the ever-present digital distraction....

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Every parent knows the road to raising teenagers is paved with a unique blend of challenges and triumphs. In our latest episode, we're joined by Chantal, a teen psychology expert, who offers a map for navigating this terrain with grace and wisdom. Together, we uncover the keys to fostering resilience and independence in adolescents, discussing the fine line between giving them the freedom to soar and the safety net they need. ...

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Unlock the mysteries of childbirth with the guidance of Gina, a veteran childbirth attorney, as we navigate the often complex and emotional landscape of bringing new life into the world. With over twenty years in the trenches, Gina shares her profound insights on how to prepare for the unpredictable nature of labor and delivery. This episode is a must-listen for expectant parents, as we break down the legal intricacies and medical ...

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