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Behind the Breakthroughs

Mar 27, 2019

April is Autism Awareness month and in this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson discuss the topic of autism awareness versus autism acceptance.  They talk about the ignorance surrounding the topic of autism and they share their personal experiences around this ignorance. They have been asked questions such as,...


Mar 20, 2019

In this vignette Dr. Nunez has a discussion around finding what your child loves to do and turning that love into their passion.  So much emphasis is placed on early intervention and academics, however, not much is placed on social and life skills.  It is important to keep your child's future in mind by creating a...


Mar 13, 2019

In this episode we chat with a sister who wanted to convey a perspective of autism that typically wasn't portrayed in the media. She wanted to show the day-to- day life of an adult living with autism that was easily accessible to the general public. In April of 2018 she started her Instagram entitled @autism_irl,...


Mar 6, 2019

In this episode we take a look at father’s journey from his son's diagnosis to becoming Kimock7 Autism Vlogger. Through his vlogs (some have gone viral) this father is changing peoples perceptions of what autism is by promoting Autism Awareness on Facebook and YouTube where he has over 100,000 followers from all over...