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Disorderly Blondes Autism PODCAST

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South Florida moms, Brenda and Kristi, candidly discuss MOTHERHOOD and AUTISM while balancing heels, cocktails, and meltdowns. They share the challenges and triumphs that define the parenting journey of their own special needs sons (autism spectrum disorder + CHRNA7 genetic duplication). Together, they provide community support and a lifeline to parents of newly diagnosed children, teens, and adults. Guests bring essential professional information to educate and empower families. The blondes keep it light by coloring outside their tan lines and flipping off the PC police. Never a dull moment. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/support

South Florida moms, Brenda and Kristi, candidly discuss MOTHERHOOD and AUTISM while balancing heels, cocktails, and meltdowns. They share the challenges and triumphs that define the parenting journey of their own special needs sons (autism spectrum disorder + CHRNA7 genetic duplication). Together, they provide community support and a lifeline to parents of newly diagnosed children, teens, and adults. Guests bring essential professional information to educate and empower families. The blondes keep it light by coloring outside their tan lines and flipping off the PC police. Never a dull moment. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/support

Location:

Miami, FL

Description:

South Florida moms, Brenda and Kristi, candidly discuss MOTHERHOOD and AUTISM while balancing heels, cocktails, and meltdowns. They share the challenges and triumphs that define the parenting journey of their own special needs sons (autism spectrum disorder + CHRNA7 genetic duplication). Together, they provide community support and a lifeline to parents of newly diagnosed children, teens, and adults. Guests bring essential professional information to educate and empower families. The blondes keep it light by coloring outside their tan lines and flipping off the PC police. Never a dull moment. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/support

Language:

English

Contact:

3054906511


Episodes

S3 E34 Autism Mom and Author Laurie Hellmann

8/1/2020
Join a blonde threesome as we interview autism mom, author, and fellow podcaster Laurie Hellmann. She just launched her first book: Welcome to My Life, A Personal Parenting Journey Through Autism. Laurie’s memoir is a raw, real, heart-wrenching glimpse into the day-to-day struggles caregivers of severely autistic individuals face. She champions her special needs teenager Skyler and his typical sibling like a pro with the help of ingenuity, a few great dance moves, and tons of...

Duration:00:44:51

S3 E33 Autism, Covid, and More: Esto No Pasaba en Cuba

7/12/2020
Join the South Florida blondes for another unscripted, uproariously funny update to which only super autism moms (and masochists) can relate. Quarantine life may have cramped special needs schooling, birthdays, graduations, and vacays, but certainly not their style! A few spectrum squirrels also sound off, but in the words of the fabulous Walter Mercado, "I never rehearse to be myself." Listen to this top podcast, laugh with abandon, and relate "con mucho, mucho amor! Podcast available on...

Duration:00:59:20

Disorderly Blondes Autism Podcast Trailer 2020

5/31/2020
South Florida moms, Kristi and Brenda, candidly discuss MOTHERHOOD & AUTISM while balancing heels and cocktails on this podcast. Never a dull moment. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/support

Duration:00:00:44

S3 E 32 Mourning Alejandro: The Impact of Filicide on the Autism Community

5/29/2020
It seems inconceivable to shed any light on the murder of Alejandro Ripley. His is an extreme case, a victim of the unimaginable. This episode is for our Autism Spectrum Disorder community and anyone who wants to learn more about the possible "WHYS" and the plea for "WHAT NEXT?" #Miami #autism #autismspectrum #autismsupport #autismreality #autismfamily #autism911 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/message Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:28:45

S3 E31 Autism Sibling, Uncensored

5/16/2020
Meet Kristi's son, Jackson, younger sibling to autistic brother J.R. Through laughter and a few muffled tears, Jackson reveals his thoughts about his brother's autism spectrum disorder, as much as a teenage boy is willing to admit to this autism mom. --------------------------------------------------------------------- South Florida rubias, Brenda and Kristi, candidly discuss MOTHERHOOD & AUTISM on their podcast while balancing heels and cocktails. Click to find out more. Thank you for...

Duration:00:37:38

S3 E30 Miami’s Spectrum Law interviews Disorderly Blondes Autism Podcast

5/5/2020
Life as South Florida moms (and one cool aunt) of teens on the AUTISM spectrum. Keeping it real, as usual. VISIT US WRITE US: disorderlyblondes@gmail.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/support

Duration:00:55:22

TRAILER: Welcome to our AUTISM world

4/26/2020
Find out what happens when two South Florida moms stop being polite and start getting REAL...one autism meltdown at a time. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/support

Duration:00:00:50

S3 E29 ASD Quarantine

4/2/2020
Okay fine, these autism moms are a little less blonde these days but very little can be done to quarantine our mouths. Sorry not sorry! Just listen along as we record our podcast remotely for the very first time. The added benefit: no dark roots nor hanging lashes to see! We’re checking in with our special needs families, and updating our #disorderlytribe on our homeschooling successes (bwahahahahaha- gotcha!). --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:39:46

S3 E28 Meet the F•R•I•E•N•D•S (Part 2)

3/15/2020
PART 2 of The Friendship Café The South Florida blondes met with Elizabeth Camp recently. She introduced them to some of the inspiring young adults she serves, and how satisfied they are with her recipe for (their) success! This time, listen to the F•R•I•E•N•D• S share all about their experience. Meet Jennifer, Cameron, Billy, Jesse, Nikol, and Mikey. They'll be there for you! Visit them and spread the word! Missed an episode? Catch up on your favorite podcast platform or on our...

Duration:00:41:26

S3 E27 The Friendship Café PART 1

3/8/2020
Meet Elizabeth Camp, the special needs whisperer with a loud and persistent advocating voice. She dishes up a delicious plate of support training adults with disabilities in both job and life skills at Fort Lauderdale's new Friendship Café. She's welcome at our table any time! Remember to check back for PART 2 coming up next week! Hear from some of the young adults she serves, and how satisfied they are with her recipe for (their) success! Remember to please visit us on Instagram,...

Duration:00:32:14

S3 E26 This is Improv

2/10/2020
Guest Alexandra Zadak of This Is Improv speaks off the cuff about the benefits of improvisation for individuals with high-functioning autism. May she break a leg as the clever South Florida ad-lib queens of The Disorderly Blondes Autism Podcast wing-it through their first episode of Season 3! Also starring squirrels. Okay, just one squirrel. She gets around. #autismawareness #autismsupport #SouthFloridamom #autismfamily #autismpodcast --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The...

Duration:00:40:00

S2 E25 Unwrapped, Unraveled, & Unscripted

1/7/2020
Like a gift you JUST found as you packed up your Christmas decor, the Disorderly Blondes Autism Podcast presents ... a BONUS EPISODE! The wrap may be a bit wrinkled, but our gift of autism mom gab just keeps on giving. Join us as we emerge from the holi-daze and discuss the moments of tears, laughter, and blazin' firefighters (yeah, really) that made up our holiday season. A SUPER shoutout to the following special friends who made our Autism Bites: MOM HOLIDAY BRUNCH so amazing! La Fresa...

Duration:01:09:31

S2 E24 The Papis' Takeover: Tears, Fears, and Holiday Cheer

12/23/2019
Move over Father Christmas. The Papis are baaaaack and SLEIGHed it as they interviewed a couple of festive, disorderly, blonde autism moms. There's snow way around BELIEVING the Disorderly Blondes' season finale will deliver joy (and perhaps a few tears) to every podcast listening girl and boy! Will these South Florida autism dads remain on the naughty list or did they prepare their own Santa "clause"? Turn those carols off and tune IN to find out if we should all be singing the praises of...

Duration:01:04:21

S2 E23 PLAY Time with Dr. Jennie

12/16/2019
Dr. Jennie Troccio is an autism educator, consultant, DIR/Floortime provider, and founder of PLAY. She teaches the South Florida blondes that kicking off one’s heels can be the key to reaching children AND families dealing with autism. www.disorderlyblondes.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/disorderlyblondes/support

Duration:00:42:30

S2 E22 Let's Get Physical

11/25/2019
South Florida's Disorderly Blondes Autism Podcast, by hosts Kristi and Brenda, features guest Jason Miletsky of Exceptional Fitness Foundation. This charitable organization is committed to providing unique fitness, exercise, recreation, social,and safety programs to individuals of all ages and abilities in a fun, safe, and natural environment. To the tune of Olivia Newton John's LET'S GET PHYSICAL: The blondes are sayin' all the things that they know you'll like, Makin' SUPER good...

Duration:01:02:16

S2 E21 On Brand Blondes

11/11/2019
On this episode, the blondes are "FALL"ing back, and ironically it's rosé that helps their footing as they reflect upon homecoming, influencing, base running, and (sticker) swapping. Also, they see unicorns. Can this all be accomplished by remaining #onbrand? You'll have to listen to find out! Mentions: Autism Bites Supper Club The Miami Lakes Mayor's Gala Unicorn Children's Foundation Lisa Frank (yes, the stickers) La Fresa Francesa Vanilla Ice Tiffany Child Photography Ysela...

Duration:01:02:32

S2 E20 Therapeeds: Brainy in Davie

10/28/2019
Dr. Julia Harper delivers H.O.P.E. to families willing to look beyond autism symptoms and make the "smart" move toward her brain-based therapy model. Dr. Harper's Therapeeds Family Center, located in Davie, Florida, is an enviable space buzzing with bass (yes, she's all about that bass) commitment, and evidence-based, hard-a** work with children, young adults, and beyond. Mentions: grandparents, Cuban abuelas, Miami bass, Coca-Cola --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way...

Duration:01:22:13

S2 E19 ¡Trico Trí!

10/12/2019
Prepárence for our scariest episode yet. Poltergeists aside, blonde screams are 100% audible. Tune in to hear us conjure Halloween horror tales from the crypt while unearthing enough survival tips to make your ears bleed. Have no fear though- no listeners will be left behind to check the basement alone! Que horror! To the tune of Michael Jackson’s THRILLER 'Cause we say trico Trico tri And no one's gonna save you From the bruja about to strike You know it's all tricos En el jalowin...

Duration:00:48:11

S2 E18 Guardianship & Gold Diggers

9/29/2019
She works hard for her money, so hard for it honey! She works hard for her money so she’d better treat her (will, trustee, guardian, assets, and dependent child) RIGHT! Estate planning is MUY IMPORTANTE, but where does a special needs parent even start? Hint: we have special financial planning needs! Enter Douglas Vogel, Special Needs Estate Planner and special needs PARENT. If he can break the process down so the blondes can understand, then anyone* can. *a basic knowledge of geometry is...

Duration:01:04:23

S2 E17 Whirls & Squirrels

9/16/2019
The Disorderly Blondes' lives are a whirlwind! Add a hurricane, a call to 911, school blues, math problems, a new puppy, and what do you get? You guessed it: squirrels! Just TRY to follow along this update as the South Florida blondes share what's up (and what blows!). Mentions: squirrels, Autism on the Seas, United in Autism, Town of Miami Lakes, Autism Bites Supper Club, algebra, and the lies we tell. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:01:02:35