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Let's Talk About Autistic Gender Identity & Relationships Ft. Neurodivergent Rebel Feb 14, 2023

This week we're doing a backwards spin on Valentine's Day - let's talk about challenging social constructs when it comes to gender identity.

This episode we are joined by Lyric Rivera is a trans-nonbinary, pansexual, polyamorous Autistic person who runs the internationally recognized...

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Supporting Gestalt Language Processors ft. SLP Alex Zachos Feb 08, 2023

Let's talk about language development.

For years we've operated under the assumption that there is one way to develop language. But new research is showing there is actually another way to develop language. It's called Gestalt Language Development.

This week on Making the Shift we are excited...

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Busting 5 Common Autism Myths Feb 01, 2023

"Autism is a disease that needs to be cured"... incorrect.

"Autism only occurs in boys"... untrue.

There are so many common misconceptions about autism out there. And despite all the research to debunk these myths, they still persist. So this week on Making the Shift, Chris and I are going to...

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Why We Should Step Away from Functioning Labels & What to Say Instead Jan 17, 2023

Autistic Adults have long spoken out against the harm caused by functioning labels like “severe autism” or “low-functioning” autism.

Imagine if we described neurotypical individuals this way. Are you mildly or severely neurotypical?

Autism is a neurotype. Using terms...

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Living Your Sensory Life Ft. Dr. Winnie Dunn Jan 10, 2023

This week on Making the Shift we have a super special guest…. (drumroll please).... OT and author of the Sensory Profile Dr. Winnie Dunn!!

 

On this episode, we're discussing...

How Dr. Winnie Dunn got her start and her work on sensation patterns...

How sensation patterns are...

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