Connecting the autism community, one podcast at a time.
With more than 100 episodes, our podcast offers a friendly, informative conversation with inspiring individuals, experts, and authors in the autism community. Listen as experts share their latest research or give advice on raising kids or living on the spectrum and working in the ABA field. Find our podcast here or on Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Blog Talk Podcasts—essentially, wherever you listen to podcasts.   

Jessica Sylfest is the parent of a child with Autism and ADHD and the Sr. Director of  Talent Acquisition for LEARN […]
Back To School Tips for Parents of Kids with Autism
Motivational Speaker and Poet Russell Lehmann joins us for a third time to explore the gap between American culture and Autism culture and how it can be bridged.
Bridging the Gap Between Autism Culture and American Culture
Motivational Speaker and Poet Russell Lehmann joins us to share his perspectives on autism and the human condition. Having spent […]
An Honest Look at the Full Experience of Autism with Russell Lehmann
Mo Buti, an advocate and instructional expert for people with autism joins us to take a deep dive into the […]
Understanding the IEP Process and How to Best Advocate for Your Child

Dr. Feliciano joins us to share her thoughts on the recent change to autism statistics from the CDC, the value of participating in research, and the information that can be accessed (or declined) for those who do.

Current Autism Research and Why Families May Want to Participate

All Autism Talk Hosts Katherine Johnson and Richie Ploesch share their best holiday tips they’ve received over the years for your family.

Creating a Successful Holiday for Children with Autism

Heather Tarczan, Executive Director of Urban Autism Solutions joins us to talk about how their program is working to build opportunity and community for young adults in Chicago.

Enriching Life Experiences for Young Autistic Adults

As Richard shares, ”Look at the history of autism, when mothers were blamed and autism was only looked at in negative terms… We don’t end up in a very good situation. I’m trying to point this stuff out so people can realize we do have the power to change.”

Nobody’s Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness

Dr. Temple Grandin returns to the podcast to discuss her latest book, Navigating Autism, which is a collaboration with psychologist Debra Moore, who has done extensive work with children, teens, and adults on the autism spectrum.

Dr. Temple Grandin and Dr. Debra Moore – Navigating Autism

Corina Jimenez-Gomez, faculty at Auburn University, and Lauren Beaulieu a behavior analyst for 20 years join us to discuss the importance of culturally responsive services in ABA.

Addressing the Cultural Needs of Families with Autism

Jennifer Cook was diagnosed on the autism spectrum at the age of 35 and is raising three children on the spectrum.

Female Life on the Spectrum – Insights from Jennifer Cook

Holly shares, “Autism, as compared to other fields, is still relatively new in the area of research. There is still much to learn in order to continue to improve treatment, care, and quality of life for individuals across the lifespan.”

Advancing Research and Understanding of Autism

Dr. Fred Volkmar, a professor at Yale University with over 40 years in the field of autism-related studies, joins us to provide perspective on how far we have come in the diagnosis, research, and services for individuals with autism.

Autism Today: A Look at How Far We Have Come and What is Still Needed

In this episode, we talk with President of the College Internship Program (CIP), Dan McManmon, one of the world’s most comprehensive transition programs for young adults on the autism spectrum and learning differences.

Supporting Autistic Individuals from High School to Adulthood with Dan McManmon

In this episode, we talk with psychologist and author, Dr. Ronit Molko to explore recent research into girls with autism and how our approach to diagnosis and treatment needs to evolve.

Girls and Autism: Diagnosis, Treatment, and New Research with Dr. Ronit Molko

In this episode we talk with Research Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences and Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, Dr. Annette Estes about her research about sleep issues in children with autism.

New Research on Sleep Issues in Autism with Dr. Annette Estes

In this episode we talk with the Clinical Psychologist and Author, Dr. Albert Knapp about the importance of using accessible language when educating parents & caregivers about the science of behavior analysis.

Using Accessible Language When Educating Parents with Dr. Albert Knapp

In this episode we talk with Dave Bisbee, Certified Energy Manager (CEM) with nearly thirty years of experience in the energy industry working with commercial, residential, and public-sector customers about their research into Circadian Lighting.

How Lighting Can Affect Your Circadian Rhythm with Dave Bisbee

In this episode we talk with author and distinguished University Professor of Psychology at the USF St. Petersburg, V. Mark Durand about their research into Optimistic Parenting.

Optimistic Parenting and How it Can Help Your Family with V. Mark Durand

In this episode we talk with the Cofounder and CEO of Alpine Learning Group, Dr. Bridget A. Taylor about her research in compassionate care, active listening and the role it plays in supporting our families and ourselves.

Compassionate Care and the Role it Plays in Supporting Families with Dr. Taylor

Katherine Johnson, BCBA is back to share how you can implement a token system in your home.

Token Systems and How You Can Be Using Them In Your Home

In this episode we talk to Evelia Ilarraz, a bilingual and bicultural Licensed Clinical Social Worker about addressing your own mental health.

Addressing Mental Health For Parents of Children with Special Needs

Katherine Johnson, BCBA joins us again to discuss managing your child’s stress & anxiety during COVID-19.

How to Manage Your Child’s Stress & Anxiety During COVID-19

Katherine Johnson, BCBA joins us again to discuss incidental teaching in the daily routines of families with autism and other disabilities.

Incidental Teaching Opportunities in the Daily Routines of Your Family

Katherine Johnson, BCBA joins us to discuss managing your child’s screen time for families with autism and other disabilities during the challenges that were created by COVID-19.

Managing Your Child’s Screen Time During COVID-19 with Katherine Johnson, BCBA

Geraldine Dawson is the William Cleland Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University, where she also is Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience.

Early Detection and Treatment for Autism with Dr. Geraldine Dawson

David is the founder and CEO of AutonomyWorks. AutonomyWorks is a for-profit, social enterprise that employs people with autism.

Successfully Employing Individuals With Autism – With David Friedman