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What Do I Do Now: Middle School Ep. 2

Gina Mitchell, teacher of 8th graders for 17 years and mom to Sam Mitchell, Autism Rocks and Rolls podcaster, talks to Ms. Karen White, a middle school special education teacher for over 25 years. This is the second episode in the trio of “What Do I Do Know: Middle School.” The conversation goes in a different direction because this information pertains to the middle school parent whose child has been diagnosed with autism. Mrs. White talks about what to do if a child is diagnosed late in the game, what questions to ask, how to work as a team, and that help is truly out there in the public education school system.

How jail led to Freedom-David Whitesock tells his story

Listen as Rich and David Whitesock discuss his unbelievable journey from jail to law school graduate. David is passionate about helping others find recovery and solving the health crisis of addiction. He invented the Recovery Capital Index, which was validated, that measures change in wellbeing with respect to addiction.
Find him here:
https://www.davidwhitesock.com/
BIO:
David is constantly curious and believes that everything connects. When we’re fully aware of what, where, and how things connect, we can understand the effects and modify the mechanisms in between for a greater good.

As Chief Innovation Officer at Face It TOGETHER, it has been David’s job to design better methods and experiences that can drive solutions for addiction. Through that lens and with a host of personal and professional experiences, David believes we will solve addiction when we don’t solve for addiction. He is dedicated to doing work that advances towards that vision. Along the way, vastly more people will realize connections to their purpose, improving the greater good for themselves and others.

David earned a joint JD/MA and BS from the University of South Dakota.

In 2015, he won e Bush Foundation Leadership Fellowship. During the two years of the Fellowship, he studied the art and science of happiness. He traveled to the happiness places on earth, like Iceland and Denmark, to see and experience these cultures first hand.

David is the inventor of the Recovery Capital Index® (RCI), a quantified, multi-dimensional survey that measures addiction wellbeing. The instrument was validated in 2018, subjected to peer review, and findings published in the May 2018 South Dakota Medical Journal.

What Do I Do Now: Elementary Ep. 1

Gina Mitchell, teacher of 8th graders for 17 years and mom to Sam Mitchell, Autism Rocks and Rolls podcaster, talks to Ms. Keisha Blais, an elementary special education teacher for 20 years. The educators jump into the topics of, when an elementary school child is diagnosed with autism or other PDD disorders, what should be done now? The conversation turns to steps to take within the school system, who to talk to, what an IEP meeting looks like, and what kinds of questions might be asked.

Raising Awareness and a Son on the Autism Spectrum

Join Kristin as she has an amazing conversation with Gina Mitchell about raising a son on the spectrum.  From being a mother to teacher to advocate, Gina shares her experiences, some negative, but overwhelmingly positive as being autistic also comes with its own superpowers.

Gina Mitchell is Sam Mitchell’s mom. Sam Mitchell is the creator and host of the podcast Autism Rocks and Rolls and the CEO of the Non-Profit Autism Rocks and Rolls. Gina has been Sam’s #1 fan well, really since birth, but especially since Sam has spread his wings and shown the world what he’s got. She is currently a teacher of 8th-grade students and has a bachelor’s degree in English/Social Studies Education, a Master’s degree in Education, and a Gifted and Talented Education degree. Gina has been a teacher for 17-years and still is. However, her second job is working at Autism Rocks and Rolls with Sam. Here, she works in marketing, networking, writing, editing, producing, and really, just doing a lot behind the scenes.  When Sam’s life mission became helping others, it became hers too. Her favorite pastimes are listening to crime and detective podcasts, music and crazy dancing with her family and students, leisurely swimming, reading books, building Websites, traveling, meeting new people, playing with her dogs, and shopping for bargains.

https://www.mentalhealthnewsradionetwork.com/our-shows/autism-rocks-and-rolls/
http://autismrocksandrolls.com/

Mother, Teacher, Advocate: Answering Questions about Autism

Join in and listen to an amazing conversation between Kristin and Gina Mitchell, the mother of Sam Mitchell who is the host of Autism Rocks and Rolls. Kristin and Gina discuss the various differences between raising a child who is on the spectrum, while at the same time appreciating all the wonderful things that come from those same differences. Gina’s history as a teacher has given her an upper hand when dealing with the red tape that comes from having a child on the spectrum at times. At the same time, it’s also allowed her to become Sam’s biggest advocate. Here she shares what she is an expert in…their own personal story.

Gina Mitchell is Sam Mitchell’s mom. Sam Mitchell is the creator and host of the podcast Autism Rocks and Rolls and the CEO of the Non-Profit Autism Rocks and Rolls. Gina has been Sam’s #1 fan well, really since birth, but especially since Sam has spread his wings and shown the world what he’s got. She is currently a teacher of 8th-grade students and has a bachelor’s degree in English/Social Studies Education, a Master’s degree in Education, and a Gifted and Talented Education degree. Gina has been a teacher for 17-years and still is. However, her second job is working at Autism Rocks and Rolls with Sam. Here, she works in marketing, networking, writing, editing, producing, and really, just doing a lot behind the scenes. When Sam’s life mission became helping others, it became hers too. Her favorite pastimes are listening to crime and detective podcasts, music and crazy dancing with her family and students, leisurely swimming, reading books, building Websites, traveling, meeting new people, playing with her dogs, and shopping for bargains.

https://www.mentalhealthnewsradionetwork.com/our-shows/autism-rocks-and-rolls/
http://autismrocksandrolls.com/

Help a Sister Out!

Shaking things up, I had my sister Marion on our podcast and we had a blast! She also happens to be one of the earliest adopters of youturn for her company. She understands the stress of working mothers, especially right now! Marion has always been a woman in the workforce who has managed to have a family and a successful business. Although she will be the first to tell you it has not always been easy. Her hope is to be a part of the solution to make it easier for working mothers. She will be starting her own podcast very soon featuring guests that will help facilitate change and keep the conversation going.
Check out her Bio below and be on the lookout for Marion Crawford’s new podcast…

Marion Crawford is the founder & CEO of Crawford agency, a full-service marketing and brand strategy firm headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of marketing and communications, particularly in the financial services, healthcare, and travel industry segments. Most recently, Marion had the opportunity to serve on a long-term client assignment with United Community Bank, where she built an internal team while developing and implementing a corporate marketing & communications strategy. As CEO of the Crawford agency, Marion is focused on the long-term growth of the company. Since its inception in 2010, the agency has grown from 3 to more than 30 employees, and over the past several years has added significant media, digital, and website services in-house. Additionally, the Crawford agency was chosen in 2018, 2019, and 2020 by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

Marion started her career in the field of journalism, first working on the Nightly News Desk at NBC in New York, and later as a news writer and on-air reporter for WSPA-TV (CBS) in Spartanburg and WLOS-TV (ABC) in Asheville. Additionally, she spent five years with ScanSource, Inc., where she worked in sales, business development, and marketing.

Marion holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, and serves on the Regional Selection Committee for UVA’s Jefferson Scholars Foundation, a group that awards full-ride scholarships to exceptional student leaders across the country. In 2013, she was inducted into the Greenville Tech Entrepreneurs Forum, a prestigious group of local business leaders. She is an active community member, and has served on the boards of the Peace Center, Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Greenville Country Club, and is a past President of the Board of Artisphere, a nationally recognized multi-day arts festival.

Marion resides in Greenville, South Carolina, with her husband, three children, and two dogs. Outside of work, Marion is passionate about exercise, books, writing, and staying actively involved in the growth of the Upstate. She is also currently working with her husband William to revitalize an 1850’s historic home and farm in Laurens, SC.

https://crawford.agency/
marion@crawford.strategy

My Sister is Autistic and I Have Questions!

Join Reid Miles of The Asbergers Studio and his guest Cesi who has a sister on the spectrum. Reid does his best to answer her questions so she can improve their relationship and better understand her sister!

You can hear more of Reid Miles on Inside the Aspergers Studio here:
https://www.mentalhealthnewsradionetwork.com/our-shows/inside-the-aspergers-studio/
Reid’s blog is available on his website here:
https://aspergersstudio.com/

Introducing Inside the Aspergers Studio

Join Kristin as she welcomes Reid Miles to Mental Health News Radio Network with his podcast Inside the Aspergers Studio. Join them for some great conversation about living life on the spectrum. Reid Miles, diagnosed with both ADHD and High-functioning Autism, began his blog, Aspergers Studio, in 2018 at the age of 47. He has since followed that with his podcast Inside the Aspergers Studio where he has a wide array of content for those who are on the spectrum or love someone who is.

Reid Miles, diagnosed with both ADHD and later in life, High-functioning Autism, is the founder of the Aspergers Studio blog, and the founder and host of his podcast, Inside the Aspergers Studio. He began his blog at 47 years old in 2018 feeling the need to share his adventures and advice with others who are similar and in some of the same situations as he has been. He has since voyaged even further into podcasting to reach more of an audience. Reid has obtained a Bachelor’s degree online and has furthered his education with a Post Graduate Certification which he received while traveling abroad.

https://aspergersstudio.com/

Leslie Weirich is a Mom on a Mission to end Youth Suicide

Leslie Weirich lost her son to suicide during his junior year at Wabash College. Austin was a star athlete and stellar student with no indication of suicidal ideation. Left with questions and an aching heart, Leslie embarked on a journey to go upstream and create a network of support for adolescents to build their resilience to life. She realizes that suicide is stigmatized and her hope is that by sharing Austin’s story she will get people talking and working toward a common goal of ending young adult suicide.

https://sourcesofstrength.org/
https://leslieshope.org/
https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/2018/09/25/wabash-college-football-suicides/1404765002/

Connecting with People and Pets

Listen in to Kristin as she speaks with Reid Miles who shares his own experiences with Aspergers and ADHD and about his podcast ‘Inside the Aspergers Studio’ also on Mental Health News Radio Network that includes several different segments. Reid talks about how his podcast helps him connect to others and later how pets can help some on the spectrum.

Find his podcast here:
https://www.mentalhealthnewsradionetwork.com/our-shows/inside-the-aspergers-studio/

Check out Reid’s website here:
https://aspergersstudio.com/

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