Blue vs Teal Pumpkins - Episode 12 of the Special Needs Kids Are People Too! Podcast with Amy Bodkin, EdS

Episode#12: Blue vs Teal It is that time of year again when kids are beginning to get excited about Halloween! But, before we get too carried away with the excitement of costumes and Trick-or-Treating, I would like to offer a word of caution. Caution Ahead! We love our children and are so proud of them that we often want to share that with the rest of the world so they too can see how wonderful they are! But, it is so important for us to remember to be careful with the kind of identifying information we provide to strangers! This comes up every fall asRead More →

Special Needs Kids Are People Too! Podcast with Amy Bodkin, EdS - Episode #1: My Autistic Childhood

Episode 1: My Autistic Childhood Welcome to the first episode of Special Needs Kids are People Too! My core mission is that every special needs child should be seen as a person, not a diagnosis – because a special needs kid is just like any other child, just more so! So today I will be talking about my Autistic childhood and how it might help you see behavior in a new light. Oftentimes people think that the behavior of Autistics is weird or unusual, but it isn’t really if you understand how to read the behavior. In this episode, I share some snapshots from myRead More →