Tag: autism

Combatting Bullying of Special Needs Kids + Excessive Drinking on Campus

Interviews with Gary Mayerson, author of “How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child, about combatting bullying and how to get effective services for children with autism or developmental disabilities; and journalist Caitlin Flanagan, about how helicopter parents cause binge drinking among college students.

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Autistic Children’s Struggle to Communicate + Disconnected Kids’ Nutrition Plan

Interviews with Eve Megargel, author of “Learning to Kiss”–an unflinching and inspiring portrait of a nonverbal young man with autism; and Robert Melillo, author of “The Disconnected Kids Nutrition Plan,” about proven strategies to enhance learning and focus for children with autism, ADD, dyslexia, and other neurological disorders.

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The Long Ride Home + Vitamania

Interview with Rupert Isaacson, author of “The Long Ride Home,” about the remarkable story of a boy, a horse, overcoming autism, and a revolutionary approach that has changed the life of thousands of children and their family; and Catherine Price, author of “Vitamania,” about how vitamins revolutionized the way we think about food and why so much we “know” about vitamins is actually wrong.

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Push Back + The Un-Prescription for Autism

This week we interview Amy Tuteur, author of “Push Back,” about overcoming guilt in the age of natural parenting, and Janet Lintala, author of “The Un-Prescription for Autism,” about a natural approach for a calmer, happier, and more focused child.

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The Link Between Autism and Talent + It’s OK to Go up the Slide

Podcast interviews with Joanne Ruthsatz and Kimberly Stephens, coauthors of “The Prodigy’s Cousin.” about the family link between autism and extraordinary talent, and with Heather Shumaker, author of “It’s OK to Go up the Slide,” about her enegade rules for raising confident and creative kids.
Issues: Risk vs. independence; why we need to put safe

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