Mother's Guide Through Autism Podcast

Mother's guide through autism podcast

ABOUT THE 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


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.

Brigitte interviews Ilana Gerschlowitz, autism mom and Founding Director of The Star Academy which provides educational instruction to children with autism in South Africa.

Mother's Guide Podcast Terri Wible

Brigitte interviews Terri Wible, an autism mom and founder and director of Paws 4 Autism, which provides autism service dogs and related services in the Kansas City Metro area.

Mother's Guide Episode 18 Marcela

Brigitte interviews Marcela Guimoye, an autism mom and founder of EndlessBrain. EndlessBrain offers the children with autism learning opportunities to promote essential skills, self-esteem, and inclusion.

Mother's Guide Episode 17

Brigitte Shipman dscusses stress management with her son Joseph Shipman. Joseph shares his perspective on how he experienced stress growing up with autism and as an adult living with autism. 

Mother's Guide Episode 16

Brigitte offers her top three stress management tools you can apply into your daily life. You will learn how to feel lighter even on your most stressful days.

Mother's Guide Dr. Laurell

Dr. Laurell Matthews, ND and Brigitte Shipman discuss the naturopathic approach to helping our kids with autism.

Mother's Guide Podcast Episode 14 Tulika Prasad

Tulika Prasad shares her journey of raising her 10-year old son Vedant who is severely speech delayed and non-verbal, and how his autism has made her a better human being. 

Mother's Guide Episode 13

Joseph and Brigitte discuss together the 5 Things that Joseph was glad that his mom did raising him with autism. 

Mother's Guide Episode 12

Brigitte discusses with her son Joseph the 5 things he wished she would have known raising him with autism.

Mother's Guide Episode 11

Brigitte discusses the 5 things she is glad that she knew raising her son Joseph with autism. 

Mother's Guide Episode 10 Stella Spanakos

Stella tells her story of how she started a t-shirt business that employs people with autism because she didn’t see a lot of employment opportunities for adults with autism like her son.

Mother's Guide Episode 9

From her 27-year experience of raising her son with autism, Brigitte brings you the 5 most important lessons she learned in her journey. 

Mother's Guide Episode 8

Brigitte and her son Joseph talk about the pain and confusion Joseph experienced growing up with autism.

Mother's Guide Episode 7

In this episode of Mother’s Guide Through Autism podcast I discuss the process of moving through the pain of getting an autism disgnosis of my son. 

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Brigitte Shipman and her son Joseph Shipman have a discussion about what Block Therapy and Fost Forward Therapy were like for him. Joseph shares what he remembers of his experience. 

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Brigitte shares her inspiring story of how she followed her own intuition in deciding to work with a neurologist with a not-so-stellar reputation in her small town. 

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Brigitte and Joseph discuss Joseph’s personal experience of what took place during and after Auditory Integration Training Therapy. 

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This episode will take you through one of the early therapies that Brigitte found on her journey of becoming Joseph’s expert advocate.

Mother's Guide Podcast Episode

Brigitte interviews her son Joseph about what his experience has been living with autism for the past 27 years of his life. 

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Brigitte offers you a story of how she and her autistic son Joseph teamed up to help other mothers of children in the autistic spectrum become the expert advocates for their children.