4/11 - Next Social Media Question

4/11 - Autismradio.org would like to know what our listeners/followers think of Sesame Street's new autistic character, Julia? Let us know.  Please call us at 1-877-HOPE-777 and be part of our show!!  Or write to us at questions@autismradio.org.  Thanks so much.  Participation is voluntary and we don't reveal names on our show.  We look forward to hearing from you!

3/13 - Next Social Media Question

3/13- We would like to hear from our listeners and followers - What kind of financial hardships have you endured to get the proper care or services for your autistic child/adult?  What kind of life changes have you had to make to ensure your ASD child get the best help possible?  We believe this a huge issue facing the autistic population today and one of the reasons we started our charity, "AutismRadio" - to help families that struggle.  Please contact us at questions@autismradio.org or you can call in and be on our show TOLL FREE-  1-877-HOPE-777.   

2/28 - Next Social Media Question

2/28 - AutismRadio would like to hear from our listeners/followers - If you have an HFA (High Functioning Autistic Child) or Aspergers child - how hard is it to get the appropriate accommodations for your child to be able to learn?  We have heard from many parents that this is a huge problem in the autistic population - Aspergers or HFA children are being shoved aside and not getting the proper accommodations that they need to prosper and learn.   We would like to hear from parents or even adults who have gone through this themselves - what did you do?  What would you recommend doing?  And we'll be speaking with some professionals to get advice on how to handle this problem.  Thanks - please feel free to contact us at questions@autismradio.org or call us TOLL FREE at 1-877-HOPE-777 and be part of our show!  Thanks so much!  (Confidentiality is always used - names are never mentioned on air)

2/20 - Next Social Media Question

2/20 - AutismRadio would like to ask about "parental guilt".  As parents of autistic children ourselves, we know that we feel a lot of pressure to constantly be "on" our child - especially the severe ones - to help them be able to function in the real world at a later point in time.  As every parent can only hope that his/her child will be able to be independent at some point in time.  As our children get older - there is even more pressure to force them to be independent.  We wanted to discuss this "parental guilt" - do you feel like you're not doing enough?   Or do you able to just ignore the therapists/school/etc. and just do the best you can?   How do you cope?  We wanted to share and discuss these feelings.  Please feel free to answer our question at questions@autismradio.org or call us TOLL FREE at 1-877-HOPE-777 and be part of our show!  (as always names are never mentioned on air -we love to share answers from all ends of the spectrum and the autism community)

2/13 - Next Social Media Question

AutismRadio would like to hear from single parent listeners/followers on social media:  We want to know how you celebrate Valentine's Day with your autistic loved one.  Do you think he/she understands what Valentine's Day is?  Are there any traditions that he/she enjoys?  We like to share ideas for people to know they are not alone and to learn from each other.  Please call us at 1-877-HOPE-777 or write to us at questions@autismradio.org.  Thanks so much!!!  We look forward to hearing from you. 

1/25 - Next Social Media Question

AutismRadio would like to hear from single parent listeners/followers on social media:  We want to know you find any "down time" or respite?  And how do you cope with every day stress of being a single parent?  Please let us know and we will share your answers on air - all answers remain anonymous.  We like to share ideas for people to know they are not alone and to learn from each other.  Please call us at 1-877-HOPE-777 or write to us at questions@autismradio.org.  Thanks so much!!!  We look forward to hearing from you. 

1/13 - Next Social Media Question

Autism Radio would like to discuss autistic services that are available in different parts of the country or in different parts of the world.  It seems to us that there is a huge disparity in services that are available depending on what area of the United States you live.  Here in New Jersey - we have a variety of services available to us.  We have special schools specific to just Autistic Spectrum Disorder.  It would be good to discuss areas that need more attention and more services.  Please feel free to contact us at 1-877-HOPE-777 and be on our show!!!  Or you can also e-mail us your answers at questions@autismradio.org.  Thanks so much.  As always, answers remain anonymous.  Thanks so much.

1/4 - Next Social Media Question

AutismRadio would like to hear from our listeners/readers: Does your child with autism have any obsessions that they fixate on?  If so, does it become an issue and how do you as a parent handle it?  Please feel free to also contact us at questions@autismradio.org or call us TOLL FREE and be a part of our show!  1-877-HOPE-777.

“My mind was constantly whirring with thoughts, worries and concerns. The time spent with my obsession was the only time in which I had a clear mind – it gave me that much sought-after relaxation.”

 

 

12/27 - Next Social Media Question

AutismRadio would like to hear from our readers/listeners - how did the holidays go for you?  Also, how are you surviving the winter break?  Please feel free to share on our Facebook - we know this is a difficult time for the autistic community and that's why we would love to share some answers on air and discuss this topic.  Also, you can e-mail us at questions@autismradio.org or CALL US TOLL FREE at 1-877-HOPE-777 and be a part of our show!

12/1 - Next Social Media Question

Do you have problems getting a babysitter for your ASD child? We would like to hear from you - we will be discussing on our next radio show "Hope Saves The Day"? Who do you use as your babysitter? What would be your suggestion to other parents who are looking for a babysitter for some respite time for herself/himself or for a married couple to get out alone?  Please contact us at questions@autismradio.org or call us TOLL FREE at 1-877-HOPE-777.  You can be part of our show!!!  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

11/7 - Next Social Media Question

AutismRadio would like to do a radio show about Thanksgiving. We're looking for your feedback. What do you do for Thanksgiving with your family and your ASD child or individual? What are the challenges you face and the joys that you share? Please write to us at Questions@autismradio.org or call our TOLL FREE number at 1-877-HOPE-777. Be part of our show!!! Thanks so much.

10/14 - Next Social Media Question

10/14 - We would like to hear from our listeners/readers -How do you feel about ABA?  Applied Behavioral Analysis?  Do you feel it has helped your child?  We would like to discuss parental feelings/concerns about this form of teaching the autistic community as it is the only scientifically proven form of therapy for autistic individuals and that's why it's the only form that is covered (if any therapy at all) by the school districts.  We would like to discuss the pros and cons of this therapy.  Thanks very much.  Audience participation is key for us to get a thorough read on social media as to how we feel as an autistic community and what our thoughts are as parents/caretakers.  Please reach out to us at questions@autismradio.org or call into our show at 1-877-HOPE-777.   Call is TOLL FREE.  Also, as always, answers remain completely anonymous.

10/3 - Next Social Media Question

10/3 - Do you have problems with aggressive behaviors with your ASD child, teenager, or adult?  How do you handle it?  We will also be getting advice from experts on the topic.   Please feel free to contact us with your answers at questions@autismradio.org.  You can also call us TOLL FREE at 1-877-HOPE-777 and be part of our show!!  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

9/20 - Next Social Media Question

9/20 - Autismradio would like to hear from social media - How much do you know about obtaining Guardianship for you ASD child as he/she makes the transition into adulthood?  We'd like to hear from listeners who have gone through this (maybe you could pass along some advice) and we'd like to hear from listeners/followers who have questions/concerns regarding this.  We will also do some research and discuss the topic at length.  We look forward to hearing from you. Also, please call into our show TOLL FREE at 1-877-HOPE-777 or e-mail us at questions@autismradio.org so we can share your advice/concerns on our show.

9/8 - Next Social Media Question

We would like to hear from our audience - your thoughts on: If, how and when you should tell your child (Asperger's or HFA (high functioning autism) - that he/she has autism?  If you've done it - how did it work out?  What would your advice be to other parents?  We will also be doing some research on the subject and seeing what the experts think.  Once again, we love hearing from you.  You can write to us at questions@autismradio.org or call us TOLL FREE and Be On Our Show - 1-877-HOPE-777.  Thanks so much for your participation! 

9/2 - Next Social Media Question

Have you had this happen to you?  Autismradio would like to hear from our readers/audience - please give us an example of something you were told by a professional that was completely inaccurate and your child proved him/her wrong.  (You don't have to use any names of even the type of professional).  We'd also like to hear examples where another parent helped you more than any professional and what did they teach you? As always, our answers are kept completely confidential.  You can contact us directly at questions@autismradio.org.   You can also call in and be a part of our show at our TOLL FREE NUMBER 1-877-HOPE-777.

Have you had this happen to you?  Autismradio would like to hear from our readers/audience - please give us an example of something you were told by a professional that was completely inaccurate and your child proved him/her wrong.  (You don't have to use any names of even the type of professional). 

We'd also like to hear examples where another parent helped you more than any professional and what did they teach you?

As always, our answers are kept completely confidential.  You can contact us directly at questions@autismradio.org.   You can also call in and be a part of our show at our TOLL FREE NUMBER 1-877-HOPE-777.