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Behind the Breakthroughs

Jan 14, 2020

In this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Visaya chat with Anothony Ianni, motivational speaker, author, coach, and first known individual with autism to play basketball for Michigan State, a D1 University.  Anthony shares his story of what it was like growing up with autism during a time when little was known...


Jan 8, 2020

Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson start 2020 off with a bang by having a fun and uplifting conversation with Jess and Val Brooks.  They chatted about Jess's recent vacation to Disneyworld and which rides she found to be the scariest.  Jess also shared how her nursing studies were going and gave some helpful health...


Dec 31, 2019

Happy New Year!!!  This is the first episode of 2020 and in this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson reflect upon 2019 and chat about what is ahead for 2020.  They encourage listener's to change their mindset about yourself and the children, clients, etc. in your life.  2020 is a new year and represents a...


Nov 19, 2019

In this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson do another Annette's Vignettes and talk about the importance of forming a real human connection with any child diagnosed with autism.  They remind parents and professionals not to underestimate a child just because of their diagnosis, but to treat the child how they...


Nov 14, 2019

This is the first vignette of the season and in this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson chat about a client who ran his first 5K and placed third in his age group. They discuss all his aggressive behaviors while he was attending a
public school and how many professionals refused to work with him because...