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Let’s Talk Autism – Author – Jennifer Gilpin Yacio & Animator – Dani Bowman

Our hosts Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, discuss autism news about Somali terminology, science about fevers and more! After news, our hosts are joined by Jennifer Gilpin Yacio, the president of Future Horizons and its subsidiary, Sensory World. After that, our hosts connect with Dani Bowman, an extremely talented, award-winning animator, animation educator and autism […]

Let’s Talk Autism – Special Spirit Ranch Executive Director Eva Lund and Author Dr. Wendela Marsh

Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy returns again this week with more autism news and guests! This week, Shannon and Nancy cover stories in the news about autism in the womb, studies using terms like “tainted kids” and companies that are seeking workers on the autism spectrum. After that, our hosts are joined by […]

Developmentally Delayed Definition Explained + Dr. Jed Baker from The Social Skills Training Project

In this episode of Autism Live, our host Shannon Penrod explains what Developmentally Delayed means. After that, she is joined by the director of the Social Skills Training Project, Dr. Jed Baker to discuss teaching children social skills, meltdowns, overcoming anxiety and more! Check it out! www.socialskillstrainingproject.com www.jedbaker.com  13:25 Jargon of the Day – Developmentally […]

Autism Live – Hyposensitivity Explained + American award-winning Writer & Author Christina Adams

In this episode of Autism Live, we are joined by American award-winning writer, journalist, author and speaker, Christina Adams after Shannon discusses Hyposensitivity for the autism jargon of the day! Recorded January 19, 2022 https://christinaadamsauthor.com   8:15 Jargon of the Day – Hyposensitivity 9:10 Hyposensitivity – Actual Definition 9:30 Hyposensitivity – Working Definition 17:00 Question […]

Autism Live – Hypersensitivity Explained + Author & Autism Advocate Thomas A. McKean

  In this episode of Autism Live, we are joined by Author, Autism Advocate, International Speaker and songwriter Thomas A. McKean joins Shannon to discuss autism, advocacy, Identity and more! Tune in and check it out! Thomas A. McKean Websites: https://www.thomasamckean.com https://www.facebook.com/thomasamckean   6:20 Jargon of the Day – Hypersensitivity 7:54 Actual Definition of Hypersensitivity […]

Autism Live November 15, 2021 Functional Pretend Play Explained + Author & Healer Kameena Star

In this episode, our host Shannon discusses Functional Pretend Play for the jargon of the day before being joined by Author, Healer and Autism World Autism Ambassador, Kameena Star!! Check it out!  18:35 Jargon of the Day – Functional Pretend Play 20:43 Pretend Play – Actual Definition 21:19 Pretend Play – Working Definition 29:10 What […]

Kerry Magro talks about his new book Autism and Falling in Love: To the One That Got Away & The Festival of Toys continues

Today on Autism Live: Kerry Magro talks about his new book Autism and Falling in Love: To the One That Got Away. This is a frank discussion on some of the difficulties that can and do arise in romantic relationships when someone is on the Autism Spectrum. You can purchase Kerry’s book by going to […]