I remember watching a video clip of one of Dr. Temple Grandin’s speeches, one of the statements she made when she gave her speech about connecting all different kinds of … Continue reading Blog # 8- A Conundrum Between Autism and Employment- We Need to Help People with Autism Gain Employment and Stop Unemployment and Underemployment
Here is the link to the article: Rowe, J.W, MD, Kahn, R.L., PhD (1997). “Successful Aging” The Gerontologist. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/37.4.433. Vol. 37, Issue 4, Published August 1997. Mastering the outcomes of … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Age Successfully in Today’s Society Utilizing the Viewpoints of Rowe and Kahn?
Here is the link to the article: Wright, Jessica, “Social Problems in autism may impair practical life skills” Spectrum-Autism Research News. https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/social-problems-autism-may-impair-practical-life-skills/. Published 28 Mar 2019. People in our society … Continue reading Blog # 7- Social Problems in the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Here is the link to the article in case anyone is interested in reading: Montepare, J.M. (2019). Introduction to the Special Issue-Age-Friendly Universities: https://doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2019.1591848 As the number of older adults … Continue reading Implementing Education and Research in Higher Education to Address the Gerontological and Geriatric Needs of Older Adults in the United States
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! If you have some free time, please feel free to watch this and to provide me with any feedback that you may have. I did the … Continue reading Ryan’s Voice- Screening Presentation
Website Link: “Autism and Epilepsy”- Autism Speaks. https://www.autismspeaks.org/associated-medical-conditions-0#epilepsy/. Published 2019. When I was a freshman in college, back in March of 2014, there was a night in which I noticed … Continue reading Blog # 6- Autism and Epilepsy: My Personal Connection And How It Has Changed My Outlook on Life in a Better Perspective
Website Links: “Data and Statistics on Autism Spectrum Disorder” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html. Published on Nov. 15, 2018. Mather, Mark. “Fact Sheet: Aging In the United States” … Continue reading Blog # 5- Gerontological Research Needed to Gain A Further Understanding of Autism in Older Adults
(Featured Video Clip Credit Goes to, “Graves’ Disease and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis”- YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oINxr8_nR_Y. Published on Jul. 19, 2014. ) Website Links: “Graves’ Disease”- American Thyroid Association– https://www.thyroid.org/graves-disease/. Published 2019. “Hashimoto’s … Continue reading Blog # 4- Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases: Graves’ vs. Hashimoto’s- Why It is Important to Understand And What I Learned from Personal Experience
Website Links Available Below: Severe hypothyroidism in the mother is associated with possible autism in their babies (American Thyroid Association, Clinical Thyroidology: https://www.thyroid.org/patient-thyroid-information/ct-for-patients/vol-7-issue-1/vol-7-issue-1-p-3/. Published on August 13th, 2013.) Congenital hypothyroidism … Continue reading Blog # 3- Hypothyroidism and Autism: What’s the Connection Between the Endocrine System and the Nervous System In Terms of Pregnant Women and Newborns ?
(Featured Video Clip Credit Goes to Grandin, T. “The World Needs All Kinds of Minds”. TED2010. Published February 2010). One of my favorite icons growing up has and always will … Continue reading Blog # 2- Knowing Your Strengths and Talents To Change The World- The Power of Autism In Modulating The Technological and Universal Changes In Society
(Featured Image Credit Goes to GoodFreePhotos- “Blogging screen background on MacBook”). I still remember the day when I was at the office, at my desk, and thinking to myself, “Can … Continue reading Blog # 1- The Power Of Surrender: The Distinction Between Quitting For No Reason And Knowing Your Limits In Order to Gain Insight Into One’s Greatest Potential