In this episode, Michael Delman, CEO of Beyond Booksmart and Brain Tracks, comes onto the show to talk about his unique approach to executive functioning coaching. We specifically explore executive functioning skills needed for the transition from high school to college and then from college to the workplace. We also discuss the importance of self-awareness, emotional regulation, and how experiences are the master teacher.
BEYOND BOOKSMART HANDOUTS:
Building EF Skills - https://app.hubspot.com/documents/331584/view/694395910?accessId=a61be3
Ready for College - https://app.hubspot.com/documents/331584/view/508486462?accessId=5fa96a
Transition from College to Work - https://app.hubspot.com/documents/331584/view/508486422?accessId=9b3f92
In this episode, Dr. Debra Kessler comes onto the show to talk about her roadmap that she uses to help others understand what truly is going on for a neurodivergent individual. Her WHAT system, which stands for Wellness, Home, Around Me, and Task, highlights the unseen systems that play a massive role in observable behavior and how others may interpret a person’s behavior. Debra’s training not only as a nurse but also as a clinical psychologist, gives her a unique perspective as a child and family advocate.
In this episode, Genie Love comes back on the show to share her top 3 skills that she teaches all of her clients. We discuss the difference between mindfulness and meditation and we talk about procrastination as a tool for productivity.
In this episode, Elizabeth Hamblet comes onto the show to talk about her book, "The Seven Steps to College Success, A Pathway for Students with Disabilities." We discuss the importance of starting college preparation early, some academic and non-academic skills that students need, and a better way to think about accommodations and services at the collegiate level. If you are a student who is preparing to go to college or an adult who’s in a position to help a student make the transition, this episode may be for you…
In this episode, Dr. Dave Caudel comes onto the show to tell us about the Frist Center for Autism and Innovation and how they are directly connecting research to solving the unemployment and underemployment of neurodivergent individuals.
In this episode, Michelle de Beer comes onto the show to talk about how she is addressing problems with accessing good quality support and services while people are stuck on a waitlist after they receive an Autism diagnosis.
In this episode, Luna Nombrano Larsen comes onto the show to tell us about the Empowering Autistic Scholars (EAS) Mentoring & Research Training Program at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. We explore the deep need for belonging and that everyone needs a place where they are safe, seen, and appreciated for who they are. If you’ve ever questioned what accommodations are available in college (hint, it’s very limited) and what additional services or supports could be helpful for you or a college student you know, this episode may be for you.
In this episode, Kristen Baird-Goldman comes onto the show to educate us on what an integrative therapist is and what it means to be a certified ADHD specialist. We also talk about an underserved population – the high-achieving and visibly successful ADHDers and Autistics out there who can’t get the support they need. #neurodiversity #autism #asd #adhd #integrativetherapy
In this episode, Julius Su, Co-Founder of Skis Learning, comes onto the show to talk about their new Visual Choices app. We discuss the significant importance of reducing the barriers to communication and how communication is the heartbeat of well-being. We also plug into the Matrix and talk about the potential role of AI in the future of communication.
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In this episode, Genie Love comes onto the show to talk about what an ADHD and Autism Coach is and how she helps her clients through her NeuroAutonomy model. We also talk about the similarities and differences between a coach and a psychologist and how the power of understanding and acceptance is at the heart of both.