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CAN Radio is a public service provided by the Council for Autism and Neurodiversity. Episodes present news, interviews, reports, alerts, information and entertainment for the community. To learn more about the show, including sponsorship, requests, internships, and other information, visit the CAN website.
 
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Tune in tonight as CAN Radio hosts discuss news of the day, and delve into the topic of autism as "boogeyman." Autism remains misunderstood, and has been exploited to the ends of the Earth. As the general public is immeresed in fearful rhetoric and dangerous myths, autistic individuals and families have suffered a great deal. Learn how many act ...…
 
CAN News Radio brings recent headlines, talks about "autism awareness month" and the Walk In Red movement. Tune in as the show returns to its regular schdule. Thank you to interns Jason and Mika for assisting with this episode. Images: Associated Press, CAN Walk In Red 2015, NBC, People Magazine, Robert Kennedy, Jr. Image of Kayleb Moon-Robinso ...…
 
Bullying is a problem in many schools throughout Missouri. In February, Blake Kitchen, a young student with Asperger's was beaten at Liberty Middle School. Blake is still recovering from serious injuries he suffered in the attack. Blake's family and others had reached out to various school officials several times about bullying concerns leading ...…
 
Autism Speaks has been out celebrating itself even more than usual over the past few days. Celebrities, media, and even some politicians have joined in as Speaks refers to itself as "autism champions." Autistics and allied activists have taken over each hashtag in Speaks' recent Twitter campaigns, and rained on the party of the usual fear and l ...…
 
Vaccines do not cause autism. This has been established for a long time, but thanks to Jenny McCarthy, Andrew Wakefield and others--and the credibility many people seem to give these folks, parents have been led to believe that vaccines could make their children autistic. Fear of autism comes into play here too. In other news, is Vladimir Putin ...…
 
What's your function? Is it part of human nature to label everything, including people? Why is the use of functioning labels controversial and why are people in the autistic community speaking out? CAN Radio hosts delve into this on today's episode. Stay tuned for news updates and hot topics with CAN Radio. Happy new year from us to you. Let's ...…
 
Author and Professional Mentor, Ken Rabow is our guest on today's show. One of Rabow's clients, an aspiring author, shared his sentiments about the famous Christmas story, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and said he wanted to write about it. Rabow was impressed. After sharing the young man's draft article with his wife, Rabow took it to the Huf ...…
 
There shouldn't have to be a movement for the world to understand autistics have rights. In the news this past week: #FreeNeli, #NotMssng, and various conversations with parents, educators, and officials which illustrate the climb activists are taking to educate, advocate, and protect autistic rights. As we near the holidays, we often start thi ...…
 
Healing Autism Parents With all the education, progress, and advancements in the world today, we sometimes forget about problems in front of our faces. We have seen increased divisions, whether it is based on gender, race, or ability, and these divisions create depressing barricades to healthy progress. In this episode we address some of the is ...…
 
Jerry Seinfeld stirred up some controversy after telling NBC's Brian Williams that he identifies with the autism spectrum. The reactions were immediate and passionate.Some activists have said that Jerry was shamed and bullied back into the closet. Last week, Jerry reportedly backtracked. Outlets like the LA Times are claiming he self--diagnosed ...…
 
The Pope says he wants to meet with autistics to help end some of the stigma. But many advocates are concerned about Autism Speaks' presence at the events. Autistic activists have long denounced Autism Speaks as sort of a hate group which has created much of the hurtful stigma.
 
So glad to be back on this week! We got recent news, updates and resources for you, plus: What could be wrong with an adult publicly disclosing how he identifies? Sharing some personal insight, Jerry Seinfeld recently revealed in an interview that he thinks he is probably on the spectrum. And the autism community reacted. The positive, welcomin ...…
 
A new school year has begun. And, like clockwork, the cases of abuse, bullying, and IEP problems have come pouring in. These are serious but all too common and predictable problems facing autistic students every school year. What causes these problems and what can be done about it? Also: Is it a crisis to have three arms, legs, or breasts? What ...…
 
What is "CD Autism?" It's one of the so called treatments some health care professionals are selling to families as a means to "recover" loved ones from autism. CD Autism is one of the most alarming and contrversial, but it's just one of many practices that have activists concerned. Dr. Julian and Emily will go into more depth about "CD autism" ...…
 
Amy Shapiro wrote a book called The Music That Gave Me a Voice. Ms. Shapiro says she wrote the book “to express to the world how music changed my life for the better.” At 3 years old doctors discovered a brain tumor which they said caused Amy’s epilepsy. Her parents decided to remove the tumor, and since then, Shapiro says she has had a life ch ...…
 
There has been a lot of talk over the years about the school to prison pipeline and how students as young as third grade are not only written off but prepared for juvenile centers and prison. We will touch on the school to prison pipeline that sociologists, psychologists and others have been speaking about for so many years, and how it is affec ...…
 
There are tons of challenges for students on the spectrum in our schools. Many of these problems can be prevented and solved but what are we doing to make things better? We'll talk about what some of the biggest problems are, what we are doing as an organization, and provide some effective, real--world tips for students, parents and educators. ...…
 
What if you could change the world? Would you do it? What would be the first thing on your list to change? We're going to have a conversation about how groups like the ICAA were founded, and what you can do to help change the world.
 
Join us as we talk to Bethany Gartin, Outreach and Development Manager for the Golden Hat Foundation. The mission of the Golden Hat Foundation is to change the way people on the autism spectrum are perceived, by shining a light on their abilities and emphasizing their great potential. With proper education and career training, these individuals ...…
 
Tara Heidinger is here again this evening to talk about the need for cameras in classrooms, and recent news about advances she is making. We'll discuss ways the community is organizing for pushing this initiative. To learn more about the ICAA and ICAA Radio see the website at www.icaaonline.org We can be contacted at info@icaaonline.org Thanks ...…
 
The ICAA Radio hosts get in depth on autism advocacy on tonight's show. How does apathy affect the community? How can fear hurt meaningful progress? Should the "autism community" unite? Autism news of the week will also be discussed--including the Boycott Autism Speaks movement and the latest in ridiculous "autism treatment" news. Want to be a ...…
 
Most advocates are aware that relevant federal (and state) laws deem that every child is entititled to a free, appropriate, public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE). Texas parents, Angelica and Peter Earls' are fighting for their child's rights in their local school district. After their son was abused at his school, t ...…
 
A recent Gallup poll showed that many Americans believe the best schooling for students with autism and other differences would be a separate building from nondisabled peers. Each year families and groups report that school districts try to push the most restrictive environment as a placement for students with disabilities, specifically autisti ...…
 
Former Anthrax guitarist, Dan Spitz and his wife, Candi are famous autism parents. In the past they both spoke publicly about their struggles living a busy, rock star lifestyle and two young children with special needs. Candi seemed stressed but hopeful for the young boys. We discussed how certain rhetoric about autism in the media can keep aut ...…
 
The movement for cameras in classrooms has been seeing some action lately. Activist, Tara Heidinger joins us to talk about all the updates. Heidinger has headed up a national campaign to get cameras in classrooms and even on school buses. What do you think about cameras in classrooms? Also autism community news of the week with Emily and Julian.…
 
We're discussing news of the week in the autism community, including the Autism Speaks boycotts, warior moms like Jenny McCarthy (heavily inflienced by embattled former UK doctor, Andrew Wakefield) roaring about vaccines, and the crisis,cure and prevention drumbeat--which has affected lawmakers and our entire community.…
 
Bullying cannot continue to be such a problem without the help of bystanders. Bystanders are the people who stand by, see the bullying happen, but decide to do nothing. Why do people choose to be bystanders? What is the difference in active bystanders and inactive bystanders? What are safe, simple ways to empower these people to take a stand? " ...…
 
This week we're back with the ICAA Radio series on bullying. We've discussed what bullying is, and is not. We have discussed who the bullies are. This week we will discuss how people can become bullies and what we can do about it in the way of meaningful changes to bullying programs and campaigns. Next week...we discuss another important piece ...…
 
Advocates protest Autism Speaks summit in DC, John Elder Robison resigns, and anger over JRC being welcomed as a resource fair exhibitor. Tune in tonight as we discuss these events, how it affects progress, and the overall community. We've updated our blog on the ICAA website. ICAA President, Emily Malabey has made a statement urging Autism Spe ...…
 
We're going to discuss some recent cases of bullying, as well as some historical ones, and how today's approach may be making things worse, not better. First part in our ICAA Radio series on bullying, how it affects entire communities, schools, and specifically people with differences such as autism or other disabilities. Host: Emily Thank you ...…
 
Melissa Barton, famed national advocate for children, autism, and education, will be on the show tonight to discuss her latest efforts, as well as a breaking case involving a Florida school teacher allegedly ordering a hit on a student! Not only that, but the teacher allegedly had other school children do the dirty work. And, according to some ...…
 
We will discuss the week's news and ICAA projects, events in the community. One of the week's headlines is another parent/caregiver commiting acts of violence against an autistic person.
 
Project Lifesaver Founder and President, Chief Gene Saunders will be here this week. Many people with autism wander, end up lost or endangered. Project Lifesaver Internaional (PLI) helps train law enforcement, first responders, and other professionals in the community about how to interact with autistic people, and people with other disabilitie ...…
 
ICAA Radio hosts will be discussing ICAA projects and services, as well as community news. Stay tuned!
 
ICAA Radio hosts discuss recent community news, events, updates and alerts. www.icaaonline.org
 
Autism news, updates, and alerts and learn more about the ICAA projects and efforts year round.
 
Autism has been in the media a lot lately. Jenny McCarthy, billed as an "autism advocate", was chosen as a co-host for The View. Autistic advocates spoke up about an offensive ad on the side of a bus for a local children's hopsital, which resulted in the ad being removed (and covered by the Huffington Post). J Cole, a famous rapper, (kind of) a ...…
 
We will be talking about the ICAA project, Mind the Gap, and why it is so important to the community we serve. Also, upcoming events, news, and alerts.
 
Continuing the discussion about how our cultural conversation, media portrayal, the popularity of so called DAN doctors, and the general accepted rhetoric harms or helps the progress of our civil rights. Also: The most recent brutal murders of people with disabilities, including the case of Alex Spourdalikis and the movement for hate crime legi ...…
 
Join us tonight as we welcome Coach Jim Johnson. Mr. Johnson is famous for telling J-Mac (Jason McElwain) to get in the game several years ago, as McElwain showed the world he was "in the game" all along. Coach Johnson has written a book called A Coach and a Miracle. On Feb. 15, 2006, Coach Johnson made the simple (and smart) gesture of playing ...…
 
Join us as we discuss The Story of Luke with the writer and director himself, Mr. Alonso Mayo! Written and directed by Alonso Mayo, The Story of Luke explores one young man with autism's journey into adulthood and independence (and all that goes with these things). The Story of Luke is a light-hearted comedy about Luke, a young man with autism ...…
 
We'll get into how the cultural conversation about autism and disability is influenced, and why it matters. Do words make a difference in the progress of our civil rights plight? Also: Autism community news, updates, action alerts and a rundown of recent shows for your convenience. Hosts: Emily Malabey with co-host Dr. Bukalski…
 
Kristin Chalmers is a Philadelphia native currently living in New England. In her previous life, she was a professional dancer (not on a pole), an MC for raves throughout Europe, a cover girl for High Times Magazine, an Emerson College alumni at 30 years old and a television producer in Los Angeles. During her time in LA, she learned everything ...…
 
Authors Timothy Pina and Richard Paul will be here to talk about their book, "Bullying Ben". Publication Date: March 24, 2013 Many people remember Benjamin Franklin as the man who discovered electricity. But did you know that he was bullied as a child? Yes, Ben was bullied by his older brother James. So badly in fact, that when he left home he ...…
 
Our guest on tonight's show is Debby Valdez, on behalf of the organization, Guardianship Reform Advocates for the Disabled and Elderly (GRADE). Raising the community's consciousness about elderly people with disabilities is one of several urgent issues we will discuss on this episode of ICAA Radio. The GRADE websiite is here. ICAA website is here.…
 
Continued from last week, in which we had technical difficulty, we will explore why so many advocates have been so angry about the continued presence of the Judge Rotenberg Center. We will also discuss how and why this place has been allowed to operate in America for over forty years, and how we can make progress moving forward on the civil and ...…
 
We're going to bring you the latest news and updates on the Judge Rotenberg Center. The JRC, as it is known by advocates, has been a thorn in our nation's side for over four decades. Many have referred to the "treatments" at the center as torture, abuse, and discrimination of people with disabilities, specifically autism.…
 
Activist Tara Heidinger will be here to discuss her ongoing campaign for cameras in classrooms. ICAA Radio will discuss coming events and news updates. Alert: Some of the content of the images and the dialogue on tonight's show may be difficult to see/hear. There are several cases of abuse that brought Ms. Heidinger and other activists to form ...…
 
This is an important topic, but one that is not much discussed. There are many autistic adults who struggle with this daily. There are parents who struggle with the decision on disclosure for their children. Why? We will talk about it this week on the ICAA Radio.
 
We've discussed about the things that are hurting the cause for advocacy, education and advancement. On tonight's show we will focus on how we are working to make things better. Tune in as we discuss real solutions and share ideas.
 
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