Autism Live 3.27.24: Chrisa Sadd and Thomas Iland

On today’s show Chrisa Sadd, LMFT joins Shannon to talk about the importance of mental health for the whole family.  Chrisa has been working with the special needs community since 2003.  She has extensive experience working with families, siblings, caregivers, children, and young adults.  For many years she worked as a behavior analyst, social skills teacher, including working at VISTA DEL MAR. Providing psychotherapy services for the special needs community and others.  “I love the work that I do.  Helping others is a part of my heart and soul.  It is truly rewarding when you can see another person’s life change for the better.”  Chrisa now runs the mental health program at the Ed Asner Family Center, where she teaches and co-teaches classes on Sex Ed and Dating on the Spectrum.  For more information visit: Mental-Health – The Ed Asner Family Center

Thomas Iland is an award winning author and an internationally recognized public speaker and personal coach.  Thomas excels at coaching individuals to be their best selves in life, love, career and all aspects of their lives.  Thomas was diagnosed with autism at the age of 13, today he is a Certified Human Potential Coach, a Toastmasters International Accredited Speaker, Award Winning Author, TEDx Speaker, Ironman finisher, Guinness World Record Holder and TOYA Award Recipient. For more information on Thomas Iland visit:

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