Mother's Guide Through Autism Podcast

Mother's guide through autism podcast


This podcast was created to inspire, support, and build community for mothers raising children with autism. Brigitte Shipman is the host and creator of this podcast and it has been inspired by her son Joseph who has been living with autism for the last 27 years. Together, Brigitte and Joseph hope to offer mothers of autistic children hope for the future. They will be sharing what they have learned in their journey as well as have inspiring mothers and expert guests on the show to give you knowledge, resources, insights, and inspiration.

Recent Episodes

Brigitte Shipman and Dr. Michelle Trias discuss how healing the emotional aspects of ourselves is key to healing whatever condition we may have, and how loving ourselves is an important component of that process.

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Brigitte and Dr. Michelle Trias discuss how chronic stress can contribute to numerous illnesses and the importance of adopting practices to reduce stress in our daily lives as mothers.

Mother's Guide Dr. Sarah Lane

Brigitte interviews Dr. Sarah Lane, a Developmental Optometrist who specializes in working with children who struggle with the development of their visual skills and visual processing abilities.

Mother's Guide Sarah Wayland

Brigitte interviews Sarah Wayland, Certified Relationship Development Intervention (RDI®) Consultant, who helps parents learn how to help their children with ADHD, autism, learning disabilities, and other brain-based differences at home, at school, and in the community.

Mother's Guide Dr. Jeni Weis

Brigitte interviews Dr. Jeni Weis about her experience of growing up with her mother and brother both on the autism spectrum.

Mother's Guide Mary Coyle

Brigitte interviews Mary Coyle, an autism mom and homeopath who has been working with individuals with ASD, ADHD, and SPD for over 25 years to help them stimulate the self-healing mechanism.

Mother's Guide Maria Rickert Hong

Brigitte interviews Maria Rickert Hong, Certified Holistic Health Counselor and author of Almost Autism and Brain Under Attack, who has recovered her son from Sensory Processing Disorder.

Mother's Guide Teresa Badillo

Brigitte interviews Teresa Badillo who is a mom of an adult son with autism and a writer for The Autism Exchange and Epidemic Answers about getting to the root of the issues in autism at the biomedical level.

Mother's Guide Joye Newman

Brigitte interviews Joye Newman, author of Growing an In-Sync Child, about the importance of movement for children to become more confident and competent in everything they do.

Mother's Guide Patricia Lemer

Brigitte interviews Patricia Lemer, author of Outsmarting Autism, about the power of vision, which might be the missing link for the structural issues many children and adults with autism have. 

Mother's Guide Dr. Will Cole

Brigitte interviews Dr. Will Cole about the functional medicine approach to autism.

Mother's Guide Carol Stock Kranowitz

Brigitte interviews Carol Stock Kranowitz who is an author of a groundbreaking book The Out-of-Sync Child about Sensory Processing Disorder.

Mother's Guide Dr. Michelle Trias

Brigitte Shipman interviews Dr. Michelle Trias to talk about the importance of self-care for autism moms.

Mother's Guide Episode 39

Brigitte and her son Joseph continue the conversation on Joseph's postsecondary life and share their lessons and insight they gained from the experience.

Mother's Guide Episode 38

Brigitte and her son Joseph candidly talk about the life after postsecondary education.

Mother's Guide Sarah Kennedy

Brigitte interviews Sarah Kennedy who is a certified life coach for parents and supporters of LGBTQIA+ youth as well as an occupational therapist specializing in sensory integration.

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In this special episode of Mother's Guide Through Autism, Brigitte and her son Joseph celebrate the one year anniversary of the podcast. Plus giveaway!

Mother's Guide Lorraine Murray

Brigitte interviews Lorraine Murray, the founder of the Connected Kids program and meditation teacher, to talk about the benefits of meditation on the kids with autism.

Mother's Guide Nancy Kling

Brigitte interviews Nancy Kling, the founder and director of Behavior Plus who has worked with children with challenging behavior since 1992.

Mother's Guide Alicia

Brigitte interviews Alicia Trautwein who is the creator of The Mom Kind, writer, advocate, motivational speaker, and mom of three autistic children. 

Mother's Guide Victoria Boone

Brigitte interviews Victoria Boone, a behavior consultant for families of children with various special needs including autism.

Mother's Guide Madeleine Woolgar

Brigitte interviews Madeleine Woolgar, a speaker and coach, who helps moms go from burned-out to energized and clear.

Mother's Guide Marissa Scott

Brigitte interviews Marissa Scott, a Music Therapist, who specializes in helping children of all abilities build communication, social, motor, and cognitive skills necessary to thrive through music and play.

Mother's Guide Kate Wilde

In this week's episode, Brigitte interviews Kate Wilde who offers methods and techniques to handle daily challenges with your child more effectively.

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Brigitte talks about the difficulty of dealing with judgment from others and how to use self-compassion to work through it.

Episode 27 Kristy Newstrom

Brigitte interviews Kristy Newstrom who offers therapeutic riding for children and adults with special needs.

Mother's Guide Dr. Jed Baker

Brigitte interviews clinical psychologist Dr. Jed Baker to discuss how to handle meltdowns and other difficult behaviors more effectively.

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Brigitte offers you 3 powerful practices you can do for self-connection and social connection so that you can start to feel lighter, inspired, and be more present.

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Brigitte Shipman shares 3 simple but powerful tools to help you stay calm and release anxiety during these uncertain times of Coronavirus.

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Brigitte Shipman shares 3 simple but powerful tools to help you stay calm and release anxiety during these uncertain times of Coronavirus.

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Brigitte Shipman shares 3 tools she used to help her son Joseph on the spectrum when he was younger so that you can apply and benefit from these tools.

Mother's Guide Lisa Joyce Goes

Brigitte Shipman interviews Lisa Joyce Goes who is an autism mom, editor, and writer for The Thinking Moms' Revolution and The Age of Autism.