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Michaell Magrutsche: Art, Authenticity, and Neurodiversity

Michaell Magrutsche is truly a multimedia artist: a painter, photographer, music composer, digital artist, and author. A former Newport Beach, California, arts commissioner, Michaell promotes the value of public art. He is also the author of five books and a podcast producer. Michaell describes himself as an “outside the box” thinker. He often explores the paradox of why 95% of worldwide artists exist at the poverty level. Why are artists expected to be proud of being poor? Without creativity, including the arts, there would be no man-made systems. Without art, there would be no world as we know it. Michaell seeks to discover patterns within art that foster creative communication. He also identifies “art values” outside any system, which raises our human potential. MICHAELLM.com #TheSmartofArt https://anchor.fm/michaellart https://michaellm.com https://michaellm.com/self-aware-art-education Essay: How Can Systems Make Us Sub-Human? The Rediscovering of Our Human Worth and Ou

Space Between Us

Surj is an autistic self-advocate, musician, and member of the band Space Between Us. Space Between Us is a London band of four friends Surj (lead vocals and guitar), Matthew (lead guitar), Suneel (bass) & Joff (drums). To date they have released three albums and have just released their new album ‘ how are you really ’ This album is a collection of songs about a journey — exploring the challenges, heartache, and joys of coming to terms with who we all actually are. ‘ how are you really ’ aims to ask ourselves and others to see the reality of where we are and rejoice in the good as well as the bad, there’s an exciting, uncharted world of possibility out there — let’s choose to be in now. https://www.instagram.com/spacebetweenusmusic/ https://linktr.ee/spacebetweenus https://music.apple.com/us/album/how-are-you-really/1627697832 The Autistic Me on Social Media Blog: https://www.tameri.com/autisticme/ Podcast: https://autisticme.libsyn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.c

Kathy Carter

Kathy Carter is a UK-based online therapist serving a predominantly autistic client case. She trained with the UK College of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, a leading training provider specializing in cognitive-behavioral theory and practice. Kathy is registered in the UK with the General Hypnotherapy Register, the National Hypnotherapy Council and the Complimentary & Natural Healthcare Council. She’s also the neurodiversity advisor for the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy’s editorial board. ​Kathy also works with the Irish organizations “Thriving Autistic” and “The Adult Autism Practice,” offering support to newly diagnosed autistics. Additionally, she works as a school counselor at a junior school, where many of the ten and eleven-year-old children she works with are Neurodiverse. For more information:  https://www.arrivetherapy.co.uk   The Autistic Me: Blog:  https://www.tameri.com/autisticme/ Podcast:  https://autisticme.libsyn.com/ Facebook:  https://

Carolina Guiterrez on ADHD

When advocates discuss Neurodiversity, we include ADHD alongside autism, and many autistics also have ADHD diagnoses. As this audience knows, my daughters and I all have ADHD diagnoses. Our struggles differ, however, because ADHD takes many forms. On this episode of the podcast, I’m being joined by mental wellness advocate Carolina GutiĆ©rrez. Carolina describes her ADHD as a superpower. She’s harnessed her energy as a serial entrepreneur, health advocate, and counselor. Business Consulting: https://bizinorder.com Podcast Appearances: https://bookcarolina.com As a serial entrepreneur that started her first business at 12, Carolina GutiĆ©rrez is a passionate Mental Wellness advocate. She guides business owners and seekers alike on the importance of intuition first, challenging you to think about work from the inside out. With her business & counseling skills, Carolina brings peace, time, and profits to business owners feeling overwhelmed. As an implementer, with her unique abilit

Back to School, Back to Special Ed Advocacy

The back-to-school season is upon us. For our family, that means preparing paperwork for IEPs or 504 Plans. Yes, it’s time again for the alphabet soup of special education jargon. Your student with an ASD, ADHD, SLD, or ID might need an IEP with a BIP to ensure an LRE for the FAPE within a public school. Don’t feel too bad if you didn’t understand all of that. How bad is the alphabet soup? A guide for parents provided by the Texas Education Agency, also known as the TEA, lists more than 120 acronyms used in special education. An appropriate response, when presented with this list, is W-T-F. When you’re the parent of a Neurodiverse student, your perspective on education is shaped by how difficult obtaining the legally mandated supports might be. The Autistic Me on Social Media Blog: https://www.tameri.com/autisticme/ Podcast: https://autisticme.libsyn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/autisticme/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/autisticme YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/

Season Six Promo: Rebranding The Autistic Me Podcast

Perspectives on Neurodiversity vary based on our experiences. I am a father, a husband, and an autistic self-advocate. My understanding of Neurodiversity has changed as I keep learning from the experiences that come with those roles. I am Christopher Scott Wyatt, creator of The Autistic Me blog, and for the last five years, I have hosted this podcast. As I began working on season six of the podcast, I realized it needed a new name. What began as an effort to share my autistic experiences became a podcast about Neurodiversity more broadly. This podcast features discussions about the countless Perspectives on Neurodiversity, with The Autistic Me, C. S. Wyatt, as your host. The Autistic Me: Blog:  https://www.tameri.com/autisticme/ Podcast:  https://autisticme.libsyn.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/autisticme/ Twitter:  https://twitter.com/autisticme YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/c/CSWyatt LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/autisticme Note: Podcast cover l

Why I Need a Yard: Roses, Trees, and More

I recharge outside. My wife can attest that I buy too many plants and dream of even more. My dream is a personal park with various garden themes: an English rose garden, a Japanese garden with a koi pond, a colorful cottage garden. Podcast Episode 0089, Season 5, Episode 20; 28 June 2022 Check out this episode!