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167. Dare to be Different; Autism Without Conformity

podcast Jan 18, 2024


In this empowering episode of Not Your Average Autism Mom Podcast, host Shannon Urquiola explores a crucial topic: the journey to understand and appreciate the unique neurology of individuals on the autism spectrum.

Inspired by a thought-provoking article titled "Be True to Their Neurology," Shannon discusses the pitfalls of trying to mold individuals with autism into neurotypical expectations. 

Delving into the concept of neurology, Shannon emphasizes the importance of embracing the diverse neurological profiles that shape how individuals experience the world. 

Listeners are invited to reflect on the profound insights shared in the article, encouraging a shift in perspective towards fostering the strengths inherent in each individual's neurological makeup. 

The episode encourages listeners to reflect on the unique neurological profiles we all possess. 

As Shannon explores the profound insights from the article, she invites the audience to join the conversation, making this episode a powerful exploration of neurodiversity, authenticity, and the path to true happiness. 

This episode invites you to celebrate the uniqueness of the autism spectrum. Join Shannon as she advocates for a world where differences are not just acknowledged but celebrated. 

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Additional Resources:

⁠Episode 96. Our Parenting Journey is Different⁠

⁠Episode 74. You Cannot Fix All the Things All the Time ⁠

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