Tag Archives: autistic

570 – Author Judith Newman on To Siri with Love

Judith Newman is the author of To Siri With Love:  A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines.  She writes about entertainment, science, business, beauty, and popular culture for a wide variety of publications, including The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Prevention, AARP, and National Geographic. As a book reviewer, she writes the column “Help Desk” in   The […]

#346 – A New Paradigm for Thinking About Autism with Nick Walker

Nick Walker received his M.A. in Somatic Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies, where he now teaches in the undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies program. We previously interviewed Nick on Shrink Rap Radio #323 on Aikido, Empathy, and Neurodiversity. He holds the rank of 6th Dan (6th degree black belt) in aikido, and has taught the […]

#323 – Aikido, Empathy, and Neurodiversity with Sensei Nick Walker, M.A.

Nick Walker received his M.A. in Somatic Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies, where he now teaches in the undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies program. He holds the rank of 6th Dan (6th degree black belt) in aikido, and has taught the art of aikido to adults, teens, and children for over 30 years. He is […]

#268 – Visual Thinking in Autism with Temple Grandin Ph.D.

#267 – The Horse Boy with Rupert Isaacson

#246 – Exploring Savant Syndrome with Darold Treffert, MD

Darold Treffert, M.D., a Wisconsin psychiatrist, has been studying Savant Syndrome for over 40 years. His most recent publication, Islands of Genius: The Bountiful Mind of the Autistic, Acquired and Sudden Savant, was published by Jessica Kingsley, Inc. in April 2010 in both the United States and England. His earlier book, Extraordinary People, was the […]