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UK Family Still Waiting For Their Autistic Son’s School Assignment

Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and Charlotte Lewis discuss a UK family that has yet to receive a school placement for their autistic son.

Neurodivergent or Childish? The Bias of “Relative Age”

Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and Jojo Venant discuss a study about if teachers misinterpret childish behaviors for neurodivergency in younger students.

Influencer From Jersey Jailed After Scamming Autistic Man

Jessica Reyes and Dr. Jude Black discuss an influencer from the Island of Jersey who scammed an autistic man out of £10,000.

Autism Assistance: Sensory Kits Make a Difference

How do people with autism handle the chaos of emergencies? In this segment of "Psychology Behind the Headlines", host Jessica Reyes is joined by guest Rabbi Brandon Gaines, a spiritual educator and mental health advocate, to break down how little adjustments can make a big difference for the neurodivergent.

The Kindness of Strangers: An Autistic Teen Receives New Bike Following Theft

Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu and Dr. Cortina Peters discuss a Delaware teen with autism receiving a bike after his were stolen.

Building a More Inclusive World: The Rise of Autism-Friendly Businesses

Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and Lauren Jeffery discuss the rise of autism-friendly businesses.

New Research Suggests Metabolic Disorder May Underlie Autism

We might be on the brink of a major breakthrough in understanding autism!Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and Ryan Heapy discuss on new studies.There...

Rising Tide Car Wash is Changing the Game for Autism Employment

Imagine being a parent, worried about your child's future, especially if they have autism. It's tough out there, and sometimes it feels like society...

Tom Stoltman: World’s Strongest Man and Autism Advocate

On 'Psychology Behind the Headlines,' hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest  psychotherapist Steph Jones discuss Tom Stoltman, the three-time World's Strongest Man who...