Best kidgigawatt podcasts we could find (Updated December 2017)
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
Launched by parents of an infectiously funny and *mostly* happy boy on the spectrum, the Joyriding in Autismland podcast chats with ASD parents, kiddos, therapists, writers, and artists about the unexpected, charming, and funny moments with Autism. Because laughing? Is the best vacation. Find the show notes online at http://kidgigawatt.com/blogs/joyriding-in-autismland-podcast
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
Hold onto your comb-overs, people! Today we're chatting with entrepreneur, business coach, and fellow podcaster Jessica Kupferman. Jessica has a teenaged son with high functioning autism, and she is VERY funny. Jessica talks about having ADHD, Nate's late autism diagnosis, and what it's changed for them. Here are Jessica's deets: Website: Lady ...…
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
Jen Turrell is mom to two daughters on the spectrum, and is the author of the new book Help! My Child Has Autism: A Parent's Guide to Start, Fund, and Maintain an Evidence Based Intervention. We chat about ABA, staffing up, and first plane rides. The particulars: Autism Website: Able Interventions Book: Help! My Child Has Autism Personal Websit ...…
 
Hey guys! So summer is coming, even though you wouldn't really be feeling it yet if you are up in Maine with us, and I wanted to do an episode about safety issues and autism. This is super important because statistically, most accidents involving people on the spectrum happen in the warmer months. I'm excited to be speaking today with Federal L ...…
 
Thrilled to be joined by my husband to discuss three things we feel have made us better autism parents people. I hope listening to these will get you thinking about how your past experiences relate to the spectrum. Don't skip the last bit, where I list out our five favorite coping tools (spoiler alert: one of these may involve Jon Stewart, but ...…
 
Today I'm excited to speak to author Patty Pacelli, whose young adult son has autism. She advocates for people on the spectrum to achieve their career dreams and contribute their exceptional talents to the workforce, and has just written a book entitled Six Word Lessons for Autism Friendly Workplaces. We chat about preparing younger kiddos for ...…
 
Kyle's work in autism spans direct services, research, and administration. He worked one-on-one with adults on the spectrum in Santa Barbara, CA, focusing on improvements in quality of life, employment, health, and social networks. For two years, while pursuing his Master's of Social Work, he worked for a multi-million dollar state and federall ...…
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
Today's episode is a bit different, because I won't be doing any interviewing - I'm flying solo. It's been a rough week for us all, because my father-in-law died on Monday afternoon, and he was just a great guy. A coach, a teacher, a veteran, a lifelong athlete, and a kind and gentle man. I'm feeling nostalgic, so I wanted to give a look back a ...…
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
Today, I'm so excited to speak to Mabel's Labels founder, blogger, and mama to many, Julie Cole. Julie's business has been featured on the Huffington Post, The View, InStyle Magazine, Forbes, and many others, and her oldest of 6 kids has autism. You can get Mabel's Label's through their website or at Target. For those of you with runners (I'm l ...…
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
Today I am super excited to speak to fellow Mainer and Newberry award-winning author of the book Rules, Cynthia Lord. We chat about writing a book with autism at the center, her new books coming out this year, and some ideas for making libraries more inclusive for kiddos on the spectrum. My favorite rule for David: "Sometimes people laugh when ...…
 
Named one of Forbes' top 30 Twitter influencers in 2013, social media rockstar, best-selling author, publisher, speaker, business consultant and super nice guy Chris Brogan is today's guest. We chat about the inspiration behind his new book, The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth: Entrepreneurship for Weirdos, Misfits, and World Dominators. I met C ...…
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
On road tripping from Portland Maine to Portland Oregon this summer, and our plans to make a documentary movie. Check out the deets here. Kelley
 
Thrilled to be speaking with Rachel See today- she's a licensed music therapist, and has a private practice in Austin, Texas. We chat about the differences between music lessons and music therapy, how she customizes a client's sessions to work on their specific treatment plan goals, and the benefits for our kiddos on the spectrum. Rachel's prac ...…
 
Super excited to chat today with Tim Villegas, special education teacher, blogger, podcaster, founder of the thinkinclusive.us website, and crusader for the true inclusion of kids with disabilities. Catch up with Tim on Facebook and on Twitter.
 
I'm stoked to be speaking with Tom Angleberger today, New York Times best selling author of the Star Wars-inspired book series that began with Origami Yoda in 2010. The series stars a middle schooler named Dwight, whose Yoda paper finger puppet is both wise and weird. Tom's self-proclaimed superpower is Asperger's, and we chat about how wearing ...…
 
Stoked to be chatting with Eric Tivers, licensed Clinical Social Worker, coach, consultant, and counselor for ADHD and High Functioning Autism. We chat about what led him to an ADHD diagnosis in college, and what happens when autism is comorbid with ADHD. (
 
So inspired to speak to Icelandic filmmaker Marget Ericsdottir, whose teenage son, Keli, has nonverbal autism. Margret's moving documentary, A Mother's Courage, follows her quest to understand autism, and ultimately leads to her son being able to communicate via a letter board. Initially thought to be mentally disabled with the intelligence of ...…
 
Thrilled to be interviewing Andrew Solomon today, author of the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award winning book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, which explores ideas of abilities, disabilities, illness and identities in extraordinary children born to ordinary parents. His tome represents a decade of resea ...…
 
Liz Mortati founded and directs The Art Department in Portland, Maine - they provide art therapy and working space to adults with disabilities, and sell the artists' work in their gallery space. After graduating from college, Liz worked at San Francisco-based nonprofit arts organization Creativity Explored, which became the inspiration for her ...…
 
I'm stoked to be chatting with Kara Wilson today. Kara has a 6 year-old daughter with Asperger's, and pens a fantastic blog called Karacteristic: Stirred, Not Shaken.
 
Today, I speak with certified Occupational Therapist, Jill Schacht. I am also prepared to knight her with the highly coveted UNP certification.* Jill has worked with the Romanator for over a year, and with all of his anxiety issues, he has never - not once - not RUN to the car at OT time. This is a small miracle. But no wonder, given Jill's fun ...…
 
Stoked to be speaking today with Sarah Bronson, Executive Director of Riding to the Top, a nonprofit therapeutic horseback riding center in Windham, Maine. Riding to the Top has been a Premier Accredited Center by PATH International (the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) since 2000, and is where my little (Roman) cowboy has ...…
 
Today's episode is all about Kid Gigawatt, and I'm here with my husband and Kid Gigawatt co-founder, Jeff Waites. We chat about autism stats, what therapies actually ARE, and why they're important. Also, your mother knows when you're not paying attention in church. Just sayin'. Kelley PS Check out the yeti on skis, who is on our new tees at htt ...…
 
Wayne Gilpin began his publishing career by bringing car repair and law books to market. When his son Alex was diagnosed with autism, he joined the Autism Society of America, and became its president in 1987. Alex was 15 when the first edition of Wayne Gilpin’s lighthearted self-published book was released in 1993, Laughing & Loving with Autism ...…
 
Alisa Anderson, director of adaptive ski programs at Smuggler's Notch in Vermont, on how she started taching kids with disabilties to ski, why it's not about IF we're going to ski, it's HOW, her team of Special Olympic skiers, and about how sometimes, the biggest barrier to getting a kiddo on skis are the parents.…
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
My husband, Jeff, about having a kiddo on the spectrum, superpowers, positive ions, and the extended version at the record store.
 
Episode number 11 is with my boyo Roman's fantabulous In-Home Support staff, Lauren O'Neil, who has worked with Romi for a little over a year in our messy... chaotic... loud... *ahem* lively home. Her little brother also has autism, and we chat about how she started working on behavioral plans in people's homes, and how autism has amped up both ...…
 
Ok guys, if you need a laugh, this is the interview for you. I first heard Jennifer McIlwee Myers speak at this year's Portland Autism Conference, and I cackled laughed. Inappropriately loudly. Then I laughed the entire way through this interview, AND I laughed again a week later while editing the audio. I am a fan. Jennifer was diagnosed with ...…
 
Ok guys, if you need a laugh, this is the interview for you. I first heard Jennifer McIlwee Myers speak at this year's Portland Autism Conference, and I cackled laughed. Inappropriately loudly. Then I laughed the entire way through this interview, AND I laughed again a week later while editing the audio. I am a fan. Jennifer was diagnosed with ...…
 
Super excited to be chatting with journalist, travel writer, author, and documentary filmmaker Rupert Isaacson! I was deeply touched by his book and film The Horse Boy, documenting his epic journey to Mongolia with his wife and son Rowan, who has autism. We talk about what Rowan was like before their trip (spoiler alert: like “ten toddlers in o ...…
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
Delighted to be speaking with Dan Korins, father to 19-year old Michael, an accomplished singer with autism. Michael was one of 8 Genius of Autism honorees in 2013, and can be seen singing on YouTube here. His Twitter page is @MikeKorins. I chat with Dan about how Michael began singing, what his desired superpower would be, and what's next for ...…
 
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Joyriding In Autismland: Autism Podcast with Kid Gigawatt
 
In honor of my oldest son Quinn turning 17(!) today, I'm posting episode 6: interviews that I did with him, my 14-year old daughter Lucca, and the 11-year old Romanator. Living with autism is something we DO as a family, but it’s not something we TALK about, or lament, or curse the skies over. Because loving Roman to pieces? Is the one thing al ...…
 
Keri Bowers is an artist, an autism advocate and activist, an art therapist, a speaker, and a filmmaker, whose oldest son, Taylor, has high-functioning autism. I chatted with Keri about the role of the arts in child development, autism and technology, and sending your kids off to college – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Lend us a hand? Please ...…
 
Keri Bowers is an artist, an autism advocate and activist, an art therapist, a speaker, and a filmmaker, whose oldest son, Taylor, has high-functioning autism. I chatted with Keri about the role of the arts in child development, autism and technology, and sending your kids off to college – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Lend us a hand? Please ...…
 
Dr. James Ball is a board certified Behavior Analyst, a private autism consultant with over 25 years of experience, and current chairman of the national board of the Autism Society. We talk about how he fell into the autism field, and how he goes about evaluating school settings. Plus, he tells us a funny story. (Bonus!) Lend us a hand? Please ...…
 
Dr. Temple Grandin grew up in the 1950s with high functioning autism. Today, she is an autism advocate, speaker, author, humane livestock handling expert, one of Time's 100 Most Influential People, and the subject of an autobiographical movie. I chat with Dr. Grandin about having Autism, thinking in pictures, what she dreams about at night, and ...…
 
Wine expert, best selling author, and social media superstar Gary Vaynerchuk. I ask Gary Vaynerchuk what makes him weird, what his desired superpower would be, and I grill him on what wine pairs best with autism. Lend us a hand? Please subscribe, rate, and/or review us in iTunes: http://joyridinginautismland.com/review Thanks a hundred zeroes!…
 
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