If you have always wanted to donate your time and talents but don't know where to begin, let Pebble Tossers help! We sit down with Jennifer Guynn, Founder and Executive Director, to find out just how easy it is to sign yourself, your family, or your business up to start giving back. With calendars laid out in advance and different organizations looking for volunteers, Pebble Tossers makes it easy for you to commit to something that works for you, your interests, and your time. Giving Tuesday is right around the corner so when you think of community service think of Pebble Tossers! For the full audio check out "Life With the Spectrum" wherever you grab your podcasts.
Life coach, motivational speaker, and #1 International best selling author, Jeannette Paxia sits down to discusses her new book "Superheroes on the Spectrum", written with Co-author Dr. Crystal Morrison and due out at the end of this month. From a young age Jeannette was bullied and parts if not all of her story will resonate with you on some level. As a mom to a son on the spectrum, her story will continue to resonate with you through out this episode. She is a FORCE! If you can't watch, make sure to listen where ever you get your podcasts..just look for Life With the Spectrum.
Juan Wilson, Coordinator of Support Services at GTC sits down to discuss the programs and supports in place to help your young adult succeed in their post secondary education. Juan is also the President of Georgia Ahead, a collaborative network of Georgia's post secondary schools statewide. With over 140 programs and two campuses, there may be something there for your graduate to look into. For the full audio experience of Juan's interview, please head to Gkasts.com or look for it where ever you get your podcasts.
PDA or Pathological Demand Avoidance is not as rare as you would imagine however, with little research done here in America, doctors are just now becoming familiar with this profile and so it is still hard to find doctors who are comfortable assessing PDA for your son or daughter. Then, what kind of treatment or therapy do families start for Pathological Demand Avoidance? Dr. Brandi Smith Psy. D explains the signs to look for, the resources you will need, and gives the hope there is when you child fits the PDA profile. Listen in and for the full audio experience, look for "Life With the Spectrum" where ever you grab your podcasts.
Kids being segregated is never a good thing.. so why in 2023 is this still happening? Attorney Leslie Lispon with the Georgia Coalition for equity in education breaks down the Gnets programs that are still happening in Georgia. This is a must watch! If you can't watch you can listen in as Life With the Spectrum is now a podcast on all of the major players!
Many have heard her speak, watched videos, and have read her books. We launch into 2023 with Temple Grandin. We find out how she feels about ABA therapy, talk about the different types of minds featured in her latest book and ask the fun questions too. With a full calendar of speaking engagements coming up this year, I am honored that she takes time to speak with us today!