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Learn Smarter podcast, part 2

Here is the link to the second part of the Learn Smarter podcast, where we talk about the emotional aspects of getting a diagnosis and...

Learn Smarter podcast, part 1

It was a lot of fun to talk with Rachel Kapp and Stephanie Pitts for their Learn Smarter podcast! Here is the link to part one of the...

Do I tell my child about their diagnosis?

Whenever I tell a parent that their child is autistic or has ADHD, I can count on them asking this question. Here are some of the most...

The Testing Psychologist Podcast

I recently chatted with Dr. Jeremy Sharp about one of my favorite topics - girls and women with autism. It was hard to limit it to 90...

Special Kids International Summit

I recently had the honor of participating in the Special Kids International Summit, which is a series of interviews with various experts,...

My first podcast!

I recently did my first podcast interview, with Wendy Taylor of the Pro Tips podcast. It was so much fun to chat with Wendy about one of...

A Parenting Lesson from My Dad

It’s funny what kids remember about their childhood. I have a very clear memory of a day when I was maybe seven or eight years old. I...

Pathological Demand Avoidance

So let's talk about the concept of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), though I prefer Harry Thompson's interpretation: Pervasive Drive...

Is the ADOS-2 Really the "Gold Standard"?

There is no doubt that the ADOS-2 has been a useful tool in both research and clinical practice. However, at some point someone named it...

The Subtle Presentations of Autism

Here is a link to a video created by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In it, I discussed the core features of autism as...