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Today's Autistic Moment is a great podcast that gives Autistic Adults access to important information about relevant topics. I help Autistic Adults better identify our barriers and discover our strengths and tools for self-advocacy. Visit todaysautisticmoment.com to find the program script and transcripts for each episode, to visit the Patreon Page to support the work of the podcast, and the Autism Resource Links page. Today's Autistic Moment is a proud member of the National Podcast Association. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support

Today's Autistic Moment is a great podcast that gives Autistic Adults access to important information about relevant topics. I help Autistic Adults better identify our barriers and discover our strengths and tools for self-advocacy. Visit todaysautisticmoment.com to find the program script and transcripts for each episode, to visit the Patreon Page to support the work of the podcast, and the Autism Resource Links page. Today's Autistic Moment is a proud member of the National Podcast Association. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support

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Today's Autistic Moment is a great podcast that gives Autistic Adults access to important information about relevant topics. I help Autistic Adults better identify our barriers and discover our strengths and tools for self-advocacy. Visit todaysautisticmoment.com to find the program script and transcripts for each episode, to visit the Patreon Page to support the work of the podcast, and the Autism Resource Links page. Today's Autistic Moment is a proud member of the National Podcast Association. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support

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English


Episodes

Overcoming Internalized Ableism

5/22/2022
Looking for the Program and Interview Transcripts? Go to the Episode Index Page at todaysautisticmoment.com. There are many unavoidable consequences to being Autistic in an ableist society. One of those consequences is internalized ableism. Autistic Adults tend to doubt ourselves to the point that ableism takes over our own attitudes towards ourselves. Eric Garcia the author of the book We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation returns to Today's Autistic Moment to talk about how...

Duration:00:55:57

Autistic Masking and Burnout

5/8/2022
Looking for the Program and Interview Transcripts? Go to Podcast Episodes One of the reasons many Autistics find it difficult to celebrate Autism Acceptance is because of having to mask our Autism because of a society that has not accepted us. What is masking? How does burnout happen? Listen to this exceptional conversation between Lyric and myself and get the answers with some tips about what you can do to live a healthier life. --- Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:55:11

Autism is Not A Curse

4/17/2022
Program scripts and Interview Transcripts are available at this link. Ben Levin is the author of the book In The Hole. Ben’s novel is a story depicting a child’s experience with homelessness. Ben has been in love with stories ever since he was a little boy. Ben is also proud to be Autistic and wants to use his status as an author to be an example of how Autism is not a setback, but a gift. “Autism is Not A Curse” is one of Ben’s favorite sayings. Ben will share with us his personal story of...

Duration:00:52:59

We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation

4/2/2022
Program and Interview Transcripts can be found at the Episode Index Page for todaysautisticmoment.com. On this special edition episode on Autism Acceptance Day April 2, 2022, I talk with Eric Garcia who is the author of the book We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation. Eric is an outstanding journalist and author. Eric talks with me about why Autism Acceptance is so important and that we need to encourage changing the negativity towards Autistic people as part of our advocacy. ---...

Duration:01:00:57

Autistic Post-Menopausal Women

3/20/2022
Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts are available on the Episode Index Page for Today's Autistic Moment's website. Michele Newman joins Philip to talk about her experiences as an Autistic Woman. Michele was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 54, after 35 years of psychiatric misdiagnosis and medications that were harmful. Michele will share with us about the enormous challenges of being an Autistic Post-Menopausal Woman that includes communicating with doctors about how her brain has...

Duration:01:09:03

Adult Autistic Women

3/6/2022
Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts are available at >>>> The Episode Index Page. <<https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support

Duration:01:06:26

Trauma: An Unavoidable Consequence

2/20/2022
Social stigmas. Sensory processing disorder(s). Abusive relationships. Rejection. Unemployment. Ableism. All of these and many more than can be mentioned means that trauma is an unavoidable consequence for Autistic Adults. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is among the most common forms of trauma. Benjamin Christmass is 29 years old and lives in Queensland, Australia. Benjamin is a queer, neurodiverse, cardiac scientist. Benjamin was diagnosed as Autistic just over a year ago. Benjamin...

Duration:01:12:37

Eating Disorders for Autistic Adults

2/6/2022
Program and Interview Transcripts can be found on the Episode Index Page. According to researchers, Autistics are at a 4-9 to 22.9% higher risk of developing an eating disorder. Sensitivity to food textures, digestive issues, and interoception play a significant role that impacts Autistic Adults experiencing eating disorders. Tas Kronby joins me to talk about what eating disorders can affect Autistics, the challenges with finding doctors who understand the dual diagnosis of Autism and an...

Duration:01:03:20

Chronic Pain Management for Autistic Adults

1/23/2022
Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts can be found by clicking here. Erin Brandel Dykhuizen who is a licensed social worker who specializes in helping Autistics to deal with Chronic Pain Management. Autistic people have very different responses to pain in large part due to our sensory processing disorders. Some Autistic Adults may be hypo-sensitive to pain in that they do not know how much pain they are actually in. Other Autistic Adults who are hypersensitive have pain that is so...

Duration:01:01:58

The Medical and Social Models of Autism

1/9/2022
Click on this link for the Program Script and Interview Transcripts for The Medical and Social Models of Autism. In the medical model, Autism is a neurological developmental disorder. In order to receive disability benefits, support services and social supports, Autistics are known by a medical pathology. A pathology that makes us second class citizens. In the social model we have the movement for Neurodiversity. Autistics and other individuals with conditions like ADHD are capturing our...

Duration:01:05:26

Today’s Autistic Moment: A Podcast for Autistic Adults by An Autistic Adult (Trailer)

12/22/2021
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Duration:00:00:50

Autistic Adults and Internet Safety

12/19/2021
Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts can be found on the Episode Index Page of todaysautisticmoment.com. There is no doubt about it, the internet is a lot of fun. Social media, chat rooms, texting, dating, and gaming can make social connections easier. However, the internet is full of predators who know more about us than we know about them. Tas Kronby will join me to give us some helpful advice about watching out for risky emails, chat or text contacts, sales schemes, and social media...

Duration:01:07:55

Autistic Adults: Substance Abuse Recovery

12/5/2021
Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts are available at The Episode Index Page. David Gray-Hammond returns to talk about his journey of Substance Abuse Recovery. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support

Duration:00:58:17

Autistic Adults: Substance Abuse Addiction

11/21/2021
Tap or click for the Program Script and Interview Transcript. Substance abuse addiction is a dire problem for Autistics. Autistics can be nine times more likely to become addicted to alcohol, prescription and recreational drugs than non-autistic people. David Gray-Hammond joins me to share his moving story about how addiction has affected his life as an Autistic Adult. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support

Duration:00:55:17

Rounding Out 2021

11/12/2021
A brief look at what the first season of Today’s Autistic Moment. The topics covered. Announcing the last three episodes of 2021. What’s coming up in 2022. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/2daysautistic/support

Duration:00:04:11

Autistic Adults: Preparing for the Sensory Unfriendly Holidays

11/7/2021
Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts are available at the Episode Index Page. The biggest holidays of the year are only weeks away. Everyone must be so excited for the holiday season to arrive right? Actually, many Autistics dread the arrival of the end of the year holidays. The combination of lights, food smells, crowded homes or halls with many people at one time, extra socialization can be a sensory nightmare for many Autistic Adults. Zephyr James returns to Today's Autistic Moment...

Duration:01:08:11

Autistic Adults: Managing Relationships with Other Autistics

10/17/2021
Program Scripts and Interview Transcripts can be found by going the New Podcast Episodes page or the Episode Index page at the website for Today's Autistic Moment. The most important, and challenging quote to remember is "If you have met one Autistic Person, you have met one Autistic Person." Autistic Adults are not immune from struggling with the diversity among other Autistic people. George Williams joins me to talk about how Autistic Adults can manage our relationships with other Autistic...

Duration:01:04:16

Autistic Adults: Coming Out as Autistic, Queer, Asexual and Nonbinary

10/3/2021
Go to https://todaysautisticmoment.com/podcast-episodes/ein/ for the Program Script and Interview Transcript. Discovering that we are Autistic and of a diverse sexual orientation or gender identity, can be a coming out process. As we begin October as National Coming Out Month for LGBTQIA+ people, it is only fair that we talk about coming out as Autistic too. My very special guest Yenn Perkis joins me to talk about their life experience of coming out as Autistic, Asexual, Queer and Nonbinary....

Duration:00:55:53

Autistic Adults: Let’s Talk About Consent

9/19/2021
Program scripts and Interview Transcripts are available at todaysautisticmoment.com. My guest Leah Bauman-Smith and I will have a frank conversation about the matter of consent and sexuality, with very sensitive content that may be triggering and therefore not appropriate for all audiences. Listener discretion is advised. Consent is more than just saying yes or no to sexual activity. Consent for many Autistic Adults applies to being asked if someone can shake their hand, give them a hug and...

Duration:01:01:09

Autistic Adults: Dating, Romantic Relationships and Sexuality

9/5/2021
My guest Leah Bauman-Smith and I have a very frank conversation about dating, romantic relationships and sexuality in this installment, with very sensitive content that may not be appropriate for all audiences. Listener discretion is advised. There is a myth that all Autistic people are asexual and not interested in dating or having romantic relationships. The truth is Autistic Adults really do want to have healthy relationships and sex life. Leah Bauman-Smith joins me to talk about how...

Duration:01:02:58