S2 E17 Whirls & Squirrels

The Disorderly Blondes’ lives are a whirlwind!

Add a hurricane, a call to 911, school blues, math problems, a new puppy, and what do you get? You guessed it: squirrels! Just TRY to follow along this update as the South Florida blondes share what’s up (and what blows!).

Mentions: squirrels, Autism on the Seas, United in Autism, Town of Miami Lakes, Autism Bites Supper Club, algebra, and the lies we tell.
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S2 E15 Back to Cool

Much like the Jonas Brothers’ smash summer hit,

lately the blondes have been feelin’ so COOL.

Their kids are back to school.

They’re stoked about their Season 2 debut.

But OOH, they still have to get to the dreaded carpool.

Dammit, they WERE feelin’ so cool, cool, cool, cool (they’re fools).

Listen to alllll the foolishness as the blondes recap their South Florida days of summer and kick their boys to the school curb.

It’s back to pencils, back to books, back to podcasts and autism too.

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S1 E14: Que Calor! (Summer Bonus Episode)

Catch up with what the South Florida Disorderly Blondes (Autism Podcast) have been up to, and if you want an even πŸ–πŸ½ tan πŸ–πŸ½, listen to the very end for Season 2 & 3 SPOILERS! Read More

S1 E13: The Papis

We have more daddy issues than Vanidades.

What happens when you put two autism dads who couldn’t be more different in the same room with two rubias and a bottle (or more) of bubbly? You laugh. You cry. You meet the South Florida Disorderly Blondes’ sugar daddies, better known as the husbands.

These papas don’t preach, but their perspectives on all things autism had even the blondes at a loss for words. As if!

The dads tackle the tough questions, and offer advice to others in their “man-cletas.”

Ready? Set? Dale! Read More

S1 E12: Going to Town (of Miami Lakes)

MOOve over autism awareness (such a MOOt conversation!).

Have you not HERD?

The Town of Miami Lakes is lassoing its best and brightest, corralling MOOcho effort into “branding” itself a model, autism-friendly town.

Steered by rare breeds Mayor Manny Cid and Councilmembers Marilyn Ruano & Luis Collazo, the “range” of this town’s plan will make special needs families feel right at home: no bull! Read More

S1 E11 Literallllly Virtual

Listen to the blondes interview Dr. Toby Honsberger, EdD, BCBA-D and conveniently rubio executive director of The Learning Academy at The Els Center of Excellence. Dr. Toby is an expert on the topic of autism and safety, and after meeting the DB it’s safe to say he’ll soon be a connoisseur of all things Miami. Read More

S1 E10 A Few of Our Favorite Things

Move over Oprah (and certainly Ariana Grande, pfft), cuz we’ll splurge on (and happily share) anything that makes our kids’ lives (okay who are we kidding?)- OUR LIVES easier!

Shout out to Ariana tho, cuz we don’t mean to brag, but we be like, “Put in in the bag,” when it comes to sanity products we feature in this season’s Favorite Things episode.

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S1 E8 We Got the Beat

Who knew movement was therapy and could be so much fun?

Meet Miami native Audrey Amadeo, founder of Spectrum Dance Therapy: Arts for Autism Foundation. Her strong belief to tune ASD children into the arts falls right in time with her training in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Audrey is truly a step ahead of the rest, and has found a rhythm by mixing Autism Movement Therapy to a tempo kids on the spectrum get (and get DOWN to).

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S1 E7 Flip the Script

Sadly, mainstream media “entertainment” has Americans TUNED OUT to the REAL WORLD of autism by creating shows like The Good Doctor. We want to see the TRUE story of individuals with autism, picked to live in 1 out 59 homes, who work hard as hell to “improve” at a cost of $2.3 million, and have their families’ lives turned upside down; let’s find out what happens when we stop being polite…and start getting REAL. Let’s flip the script. #Autism #SouthFlorida #Motherhood Our way… Read More

S1 E6 The Sweet Spot

Meet Valerie Herskowitz, owner of The Chocolate Spectrum CafΓ© and Academy in Jupiter, FL. Her sweet contributions to the special needs community have provided a rich assortment of flavorful foundations and textured trainings, sprinkling hope for young adults on the autism spectrum. Listen in as only Valerie could concoct this Master Class on just how much adult support and instruction still needs to be cooked up. Read More