Ladislas de Toldi is one of the co-founders of LEKA. They are creating the first smart toy specifically designed for children on the autism spectrum. Listen to the Episode below (00:13:02)   LEKA’s Story: The idea for creating LEKA was born 4 years ago when Ladislas met with the co-founder, Marine in engineering school. The professor explained to his students what autism is, and asked them to imagine a toy…

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Haley Moss is an artist, author, advocate, and college graduate on the autism spectrum. She is currently a law student at the University of Miami. She has written two books on autism and contributes to The Huffington Post. Her artwork is used to fundraise for nonprofits benefitting people with disabilities. Listen to the Episode below (00:19:58)   Haley’s Story: Haley found out that she was diagnosed with autism when she…

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Are weighted blankets for you? Weighted blankets with The Pocket OT. Pediatric occupational therapist, Cara Koscinski once practiced occupational therapy, primarily serving an adult population. It wasn’t until she had two special needs kids of her own that she made the switch to paediatric OT. Cara’s two sons are both on the autism spectrum and have sensory processing disorder. Cara is the creator of The Pocket OT series. She has…

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In this episode of The Autism Show Podcast, our host, Catherine shares her story with us. Hear more about what motivated Catherine to start advocating autism, and what she hopes to achieve with her work for the autism community. This episode originally aired on Jeanette’s Autism Show from BlogTalk Radio. Listen to the Episode below (00:24:31)   We discuss: How Catherine came up with the idea to start this podcast….

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Max Simpson has been working with young people with special needs for the past 10 years and was most recently the deputy head of an international special education school. Max grew up with a brother with Autism who has fallen through the cracks. Now, Max is working with a partner to open a coffee shop and vocational training centre for young people with special needs. Listen to the Episode below…

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