Normal With Autism
Episode 51: Acceptance Pt.1

Episode 51: Acceptance Pt.1

January 25, 2021

Episode 51: Acceptance Pt.1
 Sara and Terra continue their discussion on acceptance and what stands in the way of accepting our autistic loved ones as themselves. 

Episode 50: Community, resistance and acceptance

Episode 50: Community, resistance and acceptance

January 11, 2021

Episode 50: Community, resistance and acceptance

Sara and Terra talk about what stands in the way of acceptance when it comes to an autism diagnosis.  

Christmas cocktails with Jen

Christmas cocktails with Jen

December 21, 2020

Join us for the final episode of 2020. We reflect on the dumpster fire of a year, talk about why the work of the podcast is meaningful to us in the moment, and look forward to 2021. 

Thanksgiving meatloaf on a folded fitted sheet.

Thanksgiving meatloaf on a folded fitted sheet.

November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving meatloaf on a folded fitted sheet. 

Episode 49: Safe Splash Swim School and Swim Labs

Episode 49: Safe Splash Swim School and Swim Labs

November 17, 2020

Episode 49: Safe Splash Swim School and Swim Labs

Join Terra as she talks with Brad from Safe Splash about all things water fun and safety. 

You can find out more on the website.

https://www.safesplash.com/locations/columbus-sawmill-south-oh

If you are interested in swimming lessons you can contact Brad directly at bhansen@safesplash.com

 

 

 

 

 

Everything is Spiritual with Rob Bell

Everything is Spiritual with Rob Bell

November 4, 2020

Everything is Spiritual with Rob Bell 

Episode 47: Disability Rights Ohio

Episode 47: Disability Rights Ohio

October 19, 2020

Episode 47: Disability Rights Ohio

Join Sara, Terra and Ross Musick from Disability Rights Ohio (DRO) for a discussion on protections and advocacy for people with disabilities. We cover topics that include what programs and services are offered from DRO.  We talk about disability rights in education during the ongoing pandemic. And finally we cover making sure you plan your vote!

Find more information and donate to this amazing organization at the link below. 

https://www.disabilityrightsohio.org

Plan your vote here. https://www.disabilityrightsohio.org/voting

Find a side by side comparison of the two major presidential candidates here.

https://www.disabilityrightsohio.org/assets/documents/final-dro-2020-presidential-candidate-comparison-final.pdf

 

 

 

Episode 46: Craig, the man, the myth, the marriage

Episode 46: Craig, the man, the myth, the marriage

October 12, 2020

Episode 46: Craig, the man, the myth, the marriage 

What?!? Craig came on the podcast.  Find out why and all his wisdom about marriage. 

Episode 45: Chasing the questions.

Episode 45: Chasing the questions.

September 28, 2020

Episode 45: Chasing the questions.

How does a podcast about autism release an episode on racial and social justice and law enforcement?  Sara and Terra are asking questions about what happens when law enforcement is involved in calls for help mental health issues.  We talk specifically about a 13 year old boy, who is autistic and was shot multiple times by police when his mother called for help.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54041549

https://www.nami.org/Advocacy/Crisis-Intervention/Crisis-Intervention-Team-(CIT)-Programs

https://radio.wosu.org/post/when-mental-health-crises-arise-columbus-police-brings-social-workers-along#stream/0

https://www.wksu.org/post/what-law-enforcements-role-mental-health-calls#stream/0

https://radio.wosu.org/post/defund-police-columbus-police-account-more-third-citys-budget#stream/0

 

 

 

 

Episode 44: The Catina Way

Episode 44: The Catina Way

September 16, 2020

Episode 44: The Catina Way 

Clinical social worker Catina Burkett joins us for a discussion about her experience as a Black, autistic woman. She explores how cultural stereotypes are dangerous for Black, autistic individuals. She joins her and our returning friend, Sean Inderbitzen to talk about their approach to helping autistic people who are seeking mental health services. 

Read Catina's article here 

https://www.spectrumnews.org/opinion/viewpoint/autistic-while-black-how-autism-amplifies-stereotypes/

Find the work of Sean and Catina for mental health professionals here 

http://seaninderbitzen.com/for-professionals/

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