S4 E40 Julie Hornok: The Autism Mom’s Super Friend

Julie Hornok wears many capes: she is an autism mom, author, speaker, advocate, cheerleader, and the strongest ally any mom of a newly diagnosed special needs child could ever ask for.

She used her superpowers to mightily pen United in autism, Finding Strength Inside the Spectrum, and is now saving the planet one autism mom at a time with Labeled and Loved- an arsenal of lifelines meant to help us soldier on with a smile.

Armed with a shield of wit, warmth, and welcome, Julie uses her superhuman strengths to create a marvelous autism mom universe. Read More

Love You Forever

When Autism Guardianship Happens He sat in his room happily watching a Barney video on YouTube, as he usually does when he has downtime. Downstairs, a thirty-minute virtual court hearing had just determined his future. He didn’t know this and wouldn’t understand it even if I tried to explain. As of today, he can no… Read More

S4 E39 Dr. Berger: Treating the Whole ASD Child Utilizing Biomedical Intervention and Cannabis

Board Certified Pediatrician Dr. Berger treats autism, ADD, ADHD, and immune disregulation disorders at his Tampa, Florida based Wholistic Pediatrics and Family Care. Learn how he approaches each patient’s plan of holistic primary care from the inside out, utilizing nutritional and detoxification therapies and the prescribing of CBD and medical marijuana. Read More

S3 E37 Seizures, Sadness, and Silver Linings

The blondes discuss how they are able to place a (Spanish) accent on “lo positivo” in light of the fact that #2020problems, on top of #autismproblems feel SUPER heavy. Read More

S3 E36 Love Serving Autism

The Disorderly Blondes bring order to center court (and tone down their normal “racket”) to interview founder of adaptive tennis program Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix. There is no match for the “A” game her program, Love Serving Autism, brings to special needs individuals. This tennis pro turned SLP champions local families who would feel sidelined without her love of giving everyone a shot at sports success. Read More

S3 E34 Autism Mom and Author Laurie Hellman

Join a blonde threesome as we interview autism mom, author, and fellow podcaster Laurie Hellmann. She just launched her first book: Welcome to My Life, A Personal Parenting Journey Through Autism. Laurie’s memoir is a raw, real, heart-wrenching glimpse into the day-to-day struggles caregivers of severely autistic individuals face. She champions her special needs teenager… Read More

S3 E33 Autism, Covid, and More: Esto No Pasaba en Cuba

Join the South Florida blondes on their parenting autism podcast for another unscripted, uproariously funny update to which only super autism moms (and masochists) can relate. Quarantine life may have cramped special needs schooling, birthdays, graduations, and vacays, but certainly not their style!

A few spectrum squirrels also sound off, but in the words of the fabulous Walter Mercado, “I never rehearse to be myself.” Listen to this top podcast, laugh with abandon, and relate “con mucho, mucho amor! Read More

S3 E32 Mourning Alejandro: The Impact of Filicide on the Autism Community

It seems inconceivable to shed any light on the murder of Alejandro Ripley. His is an extreme case, a victim of the unimaginable. This episode is for our Autism Spectrum Disorder community and anyone who wants to learn more about the possible “WHYS” and the plea for “WHAT NEXT?” Read More