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Autism Talk TV 19 – Post-Secondary Education with Marc Ellison and Michael McManmon

January 18, 2012 Leave a comment

Alex Plank and the team from Wrong Planet bring you the third installment of their coverage of the ASA 2011 conference. Alex, Jack, and Kirsten spend this entire episode talking about supports for people with autism who are attending college or university.

View this Episode on their YouTube channel here

Tune in for Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith on NPR

January 17, 2012 Leave a comment

On January 18, 2012 at 3pm EST Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith will appear on NPR’s Talk of the Nation with guest host John Donvan.  They have been invited to talk about autism and growing up as well as other topic’s discussed in The New York Times article ‘Navigating Love and Autism,’ in which they were featured.

Autism America Radio – Saturday January 7th

January 4, 2012 Leave a comment

On Saturday January 7th Autism America Radio welcomes special guests,  bloggers Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith and the creators of the new music therapy App SingFit.  

Join hosts Matthew Asner and Nick Geber for two hours of talk and interviews this Saturday 6:00 to 8:00 PM ET on Sirius/XM Family Talk Channel 131! People wishing to participate should call 800-679-7650 During the show or Tweet their questions to @Autismamericar. 

Listen online at http://www.live365.com/stations/autismamerica?play or as a podcast on iTunes! You can also visit Autism America Radio on Facebook!

Autism Talk TV – Episode 16 – Women, Fatherhood, and Executive Functioning

September 16, 2011 1 comment

This post is by Alex Plank of ‘Wrong Planet.’

Alex, Kirsten, and Jack are back together in Orlando, Florida for the Autism Society Conference. We had a blast at the conference and filmed a TON of AMAZING videos!

Kirsten talks with Dena Gassner about the special challenges that come with being a woman on the spectrum. Alex and Dr. Robert Naseef gave a talk about fatherhood at the ASA conference. They talk about the uniqueness of the relationship between a father and an individual on the autism spectrum. Jack and Alex talk with Claire Dumke about executive functioning. This involves learning to drive, keeping track of things, and other great info.

This is the first of 4 episodes that take place at the conference. This is also the first of our new multipart episodes.

To view this video on Wrong Planet  please visit here.

Autism Talk TV – Episode 13

February 8, 2011 8 comments

This is a guest post by Alex Plank, an autistic adult who founded the online community Wrong Planet. Alex is a graduate of George Mason University.

Autism Talk TV is finally back from our extended holiday hiatus. This week we’re interviewing Bud Fraze, president of Playability Toys. We met Bud at the ASA conference in Dallas and instantly hit it off.

Bud shows us various toys he’s created for children with special needs. You’ll get to learn about a Buddy Dog, a Rib-it-Ball, and a Brain Gear. Playability Toys are designed to stimulate an autistic child’s sensory needs.

We originally wanted to include Bud’s interview in our famous toy episode, but decided he deserved his own show. Aspergian girl and production assistant Kirsten Lindsmith is guest hosting this episode with me. You may remember her from the original toy episode.

To watch this video on Wrong Planet visit here.

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