We talk about a Young Boy who has Autism named Liam Griffiths and how he is making a difference in the Autism Community and Started a Program called Autism MX.We also Discuss upcoming AutismRadio Events as well as Our good Friend DJ Svoda Calls in with his words of Hope and Rob Katz Our New Sponsorship Coordinator calls in the Show and a Great GFCF recipe.
Tonight's Guest Interview is With Brian Andrew Wong.Who is a Marshall University Graduate where was The Worst TRAGEDY IN NCAA HISTORY On a rainy hill side in Wayne County, West Virginia, the lives of 75 people were lost in the worst single air tragedy in NCAA sports history. Among the losses were nearly the entire Marshall University football team, coaches, flight crew, numerous fans, and supporters. The event marked a boundary by which an entire community would forever measure time... before or after "The Crash". This site is a memorial to the lives that were lost on that evening; to honor those men and women who made a mark in the hearts of a school, a community and a nation.
At the age of 15 years, Brian A. Wong experienced the death of his mom, a retired decorated Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army Band, at the age of 54 years to melanoma. A few years later, he was diagnosed with Asperger’s. He is a May 2013 graduate from Marshall University in Huntington, WV where he was a student in the College Program for Students with Asperger’s Syndrome. As an individual on the spectrum with B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Counseling, he can provide a unique insight to the bereavement experience.
He has written a paper titled “Bereavement and Autism: A Universal Experience with Unique Challenges” that he presented at the Marshall University College of Liberal Arts Research & Creativity Conference and at a plenary session at the 22nd Annual Tri-State Psychology Conference at the University of Charleston. His presentations may be watched at www.youtube.com/brianandrewwong1989.
He has written an article, by the same title of his conference paper, for the Spring 2013 edition of the Autism Advocate, the flagship publication of the Autism Society of America, available at http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/687870a2#/687870a2/30. He will be presenting on this subject at the Autism Society National Conference in Pittsburgh, PA on Friday, July 12 at 3:00pm.
His papers on bereavement and grief may be read on his website at http://marshall.academia.edu/BrianWong
You Can Contact Brian Andrew Wong through His Website!
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Tonight's Guest Interview is With Leslie Manookian Talks About Her Film And Answers So Questions That Many Parents Have Asked Us To Ask Her.We Also Discuss Our June 15th Event Where People In NJ Will Have a Chance to Meet and Greet with Her and ask her Questions.
Writer / Producer, Leslie Manookianwas a successful Wall Street business executive and is now a documentary film producer and activist. Manookian chose to leave Wall Street at the height of her career in order to pursue a more meaningful path. Her career in finance took her from New York to London with Goldman Sachs. She later became Director of Alliance Capital in London running their European Growth Portfolio Management and Research business. While living and working in London, she learned of the vaccine debate and determined that one day she would make a documentary exploring the issue. The award winning documentary The Greater Goodis the result of 11 years of work. She has been featured in dozens of TV, radio, print and internet interviews as well as appearing at numerous conferences discussing vaccine issues. She has been featured in a cover article in Barron’s as well as in other financial publications. She has served on the board, managed or consulted for many organizations in her community and successfully led the charge to defeat a proposed coal plant in her state and helped secure legislation providing consumer access to raw milk. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from Middlebury College.
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On Monday night at 8pm, be sure to tune in for our newest episode of Hope Saves the Day on Autism Radio .With your Host and Founder Of AutismRadio and HopeSavesTheDay and GFCF Chef The Autism Chef Paul Cimins