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Behind the Breakthroughs

Sep 24, 2019

In this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson chat with Heather Grimaldi, MS, BCBA.  Her passion for autism comes through in this podcast as shares her career journey in hopes of inspiring other women and mothers.  From starting Proof Positive ABA Company, to selling it to Autism Learning Partners, to being a...


Sep 17, 2019

In this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson chat with two very special guests CJ Hernandez "The Autistic Barber," and his mother Mary Hernandez. This podcast is exceptional because we hear from two different perspectives of both mother and son navigating through the autism journey together.  CJ is one of the...


Sep 10, 2019

In this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson chat with Rachel Barcellona, advocate, opera singer, and the first contestant with autism to compete in the Miss Florida Pageant.  Rachel shares her autism journey and talks about how she was bullied in middle school.  She turned this negative bullying experience...


Sep 3, 2019

In this episode Dr. Annette Nunez and Maylene Johnson discuss how parent burnout is real and they give permission to parents to feel the burnout!  Parenting is a 24/7 job and if you don't allow yourself a self-care break, burnout is inevitable.  Annette and Maylene talk about the importance of accepting burnout and...