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Our Journey with Autism: Coming Out of the Fog

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Autism can be as challenging for families as it is for the person living with it. Join educator and mom of two, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez as she shares personal stories of the ups and downs of having a child with autism, as well as interviews with other parents and advocates who are changing the world for people on the spectrum. Each episode will show there is light at the end of the tunnel, after coming out of the fog of your child's diagnosis. Real stories of hope and inspiration in the wor… Continue Reading >>
Autism can be as challenging for families as it is for the person living with it. Join educator and mom of two, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez as she shares personal stories of the ups and downs of having a child with autism, as well as interviews with other parents and advocates who are changing the world for people on the spectrum. Each episode will show there is light at the end of the tunnel, after coming out of the fog of your child's diagnosis. Real stories of hope and inspiration in the world of autism. << Show Less
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"Getting More Language with Natural Supplements" What if you were told there IS a way for your child with autism to have more language? In Episode 8, Jennifer Slater-Sanchez interviews Dr. Jared Skowron and discusses "The Skowron Solution" - an all natural approach to increasing language in children with autism. Dr. Jared Skowron is a biomedical expert and thought-leader in the field of autism. He is also an internationally recognized speaker and lecturer, as well as being an Amazon bestselling author. For more than 15 years, Dr. Skowron has been helping children with ADHD, Autism, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. He makes use of natural medicine to treat various neurodevelopmental and psychological disorders. Dr. Skowron is so confident that his all-natural products will work, he offers a 30-day money back guarantee. In addition, listeners will get a discount code on products from his website "Spectrum Awakening". Featuring "This Little Box" by Eric Slater.

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"Getting More Language with Natural Supplements" What if you were told there IS a way for your child with autism to have more language? In Episode 8, Jennifer Slater-Sanchez interviews Dr. Jared Skowron and discusses "The Skowron Solution" - an all natural approach to increasing language in children with autism. Dr. Jared Skowron is a biomedical expert and thought-leader in the field of autism. He is also an internationally recognized speaker and lecturer, as well as being an Amazon bestselling author. For more than 15 years, Dr. Skowron has been helping children with ADHD, Autism, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. He makes use of natural medicine to treat various neurodevelopmental and psychological disorders. Dr. Skowron is so confident that his all-natural products will work, he offers a 30-day money back guarantee. In addition, listeners will get a discount code on products from his website "Spectrum Awakening". Featuring "This Little Box" by Eric Slater.

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"Surfers Healing" What if riding the waves meant changing the world? In Episode 7, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez interviews Blake, Bucky, and Jordan - "healers" from the Surfers Healing Foundation. Surfers Healing seeks to enrich the lives of people living with autism by exposing them to surfing. Surfers Healing is a non-profit organization that teaches children with autism to surf. It was founded by Israel "Izzy" and Danielle Paskowitz for the benefit of their son Isaiah Paskowitz who was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. In this candid interview, the healers discuss the joy they find in surfing with children on the autism spectrum.
“Finding Your Tribe” In Episode 6, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez explores the topic of finding your tribe, your "ohana". Joining her are Cherri and Katrina, friends and special needs parents who she met at autism surf camp several years ago, to discuss their views on surrounding yourself with friends who "get it" like you do and who are there to support you, in the oftentimes lonely world of parenting a child on the autism spectrum. Original music by Eric Slater.

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"The Great Outdoors" In Episode 5, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez interviews her husband Danny about getting their son Jacob into the great outdoors. They discuss teaching him how to ride a bicycle, a mini dirt bike, and other outside activities, in addition to what he has learned from Jacob and what he admires most about him. Danny also has some advice for other dads who are raising a child with autism. Featuring "Own My Ways" by Eric Slater and the Fine Winos.

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"Being a Special Needs Sibling" In Episode 4, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez asks the question, "What is it like to have a special needs sibling?" In this interview with her daughter, Gracie (Jacob's twin sister), they explore the best and worst of having a brother or sister with autism, as well as how it has affected her outlook on life, her hopes for his future, and her advice to other teenagers in meeting a special needs individual or growing up with a special needs sibling. Featuring "Sky is Falling" by Eric Slater.

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"The Importance of Autism Awareness Month" April is Autism Awareness Month. What is the significance, what does it mean, why is it important? In Episode 3, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez discusses Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day. From a short history on how the movement started to how she uses her voice to educate people about autism every April. Featuring "Can't Stop the Days" by Eric Slater.

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“An Interview with A.skate's Crys Worley" In Episode 2, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez interviews her friend Crys Worley, the founder and executive director of the A.skate Foundation. Crys Worley is also a mother to nineteen year old Sasha who has autism. They discuss her experience in raising a child with autism, challenges with her own health issues, her inspiration and drive to start the foundation called A.Skate - Autism. Skating with Kids through Acceptance, Therapy, and Education, the importance of families finding their "tribe", and her hopes and dreams for Sasha's future. Featuring "Following the Blind" by Eric Slater.
“How It All Began" In Episode 1, Dr. Jennifer Slater-Sanchez introduces you to her family and shares how their journey in the autism world began. In this raw, unscripted podcast, she shares how the twins were born eight weeks early, her sadness with Jacob's autism diagnosis at the age of three, early experiences with school, IEPs, meltdowns, and much more. You'll learn how they have been able to find the light at the end of the tunnel, even through these dark times. Listeners will hear real stories for hope and healing. Featuring a song, "Same in the Heart", by Eric Slater.