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Mothers of Misfits
69: Parenting on Your Terms | Ashley Farrar
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69: Parenting on Your Terms | Ashley Farrar add/adhd autism special needs Jun 22, 2021

Ashley was diagnosed with ADHD soon after her daughter was diagnosed with autism. After receiving conflicting advice from doctors, Ashley talks about her decision to trust her...

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Mothers of Misfits
68: Parenting a Child With Sensory Processing Disorder | Dayna Abraham
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68: Parenting a Child With Sensory Processing Disorder | Dayna Abraham special needs Jun 15, 2021

Dayna was in shock as she sat across from the school principal and was told, “You need to find out what’s wrong with your son.” Soon after, Dayna discovered...

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Mothers of Misfits
66: How to Prepare for the IEP Meeting | Leeza Woodbury
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66: How to Prepare for the IEP Meeting | Leeza Woodbury special needs Jun 01, 2021

Leeza Woodbury has been through five rounds of IEP meetings for her 5-year-old son, and has many more to come. She shares her tips, tricks, and resources for managing the...

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Mothers of Misfits
64: Parenting a Child with Symbrachydactyly | Natalie Fries
22:30
 
64: Parenting a Child with Symbrachydactyly | Natalie Fries special needs symbrachydactyly May 18, 2021

Natalie’s joy quickly turned to panic when she looked down at her newborn baby and realized that her hand was not fully formed. Now, several years and several surgeries...

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Mothers of Misfits
61: How to Pick Your Battles | Lindsay Lapaquette
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61: How to Pick Your Battles | Lindsay Lapaquette autism special needs Apr 27, 2021

As the parent of a misfit, you’re on a the “frontlines” of advocating for your child. That can mean a lot of tough conversations. Lindsay Lapaquette, a mom of...

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Mothers of Misfits
57: Parenting a child with KAT6A | Audrey Conley
24:40
 
57: Parenting a child with KAT6A | Audrey Conley kat6a special needs Mar 30, 2021

Audrey and her husband knew something was different about their son moments after his birth. But it took 10 years to get an accurate diagnosis. Join Audrey and Emily as they...

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Mothers of Misfits
55: How to Parent Like an Autistic | Kelly Bron Johnson
22:47
 
55: How to Parent Like an Autistic | Kelly Bron Johnson autism special needs Mar 16, 2021

Kelly Bron Johnson is an Autistic and Hard of Hearing self-advocate, speaker, author, and founder of Completely Inclusive and the Autistic Entrepreneurs Network. She and Emily...

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Mothers of Misfits
54: Multigenerational Autism | Lola Dada-Olley
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54: Multigenerational Autism | Lola Dada-Olley autism special needs Mar 09, 2021

Lola Dada-Olley‘s adult brother and two kids are on the autism spectrum. Lola shares how she went through parentification as a child. She draws on those difficult...

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Mothers of Misfits
53: How to Embrace Being Different | Andrew Komarow
21:20
 
53: How to Embrace Being Different | Andrew Komarow autism special needs Mar 02, 2021

Andrew Komarow is a Certified Neurodiversity Professional and Financial Planner to those who think differently. Diagnosed with autism later in life, he shares how he’s...

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Mothers of Misfits
44: How to Navigate IEPs in Virtual School | Patty Maxwell
22:54
 
44: How to Navigate IEPs in Virtual School | Patty Maxwell education special needs Dec 29, 2020

Some IEPs just don’t translate well to virtual schooling. Patty Maxwell, a licensed behavioral specialist, provides strategies for families to effectively engage the...

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Mothers of Misfits
39: Overcoming Negative Labels | Nathan Todd
29:14
 
39: Overcoming Negative Labels | Nathan Todd special needs Nov 24, 2020

Nathan was born with Cerebral Palsy and turned his adversity into his advantage. He shares with Emily how negative labels often lead to loneliness. He wants everyone to know...

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Mothers of Misfits
38: The Life Autistic | Hunter Hansen
33:56
 
38: The Life Autistic | Hunter Hansen autism special needs Nov 17, 2020

Hunter Hansen was diagnosed with autism at age 16. Today, he is a full-time data visualization professional, husband, and father. He shares his personal journey of...

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