Let's Talk About Autism.
Our team of doctors, neuroscientists, engineers, educators, and individuals on the autism spectrum are here to talk about social-emotional challenges such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), technology in science, and helping your children thrive.
Note: Names have been changed to protect the privacy of those involved. When I went on a six-week long teen group trip to Israel in the summer of 1997, I met and hung around with another girl, Lydia, for most of the first day. The next day, because Lydia was...
“We aren’t ‘defective,’ but we aren’t ‘enhanced’ either.” Julie discusses misconceptions of autistic individuals and how even positive stereotypes of autism are harmful.
Julie talks about how an autistic individual’s sense of humor may differ from that of a neurotypical person. Check out her illustrations, too!
Julie Esris, Brain Power’s animator, explains how some common gestures may come across to an autistic child. As someone on the spectrum herself, Julie describes with her own illustrations.
Brain Power Customer Success Manager Aaron Shute discusses the moment he became fascinated by autism and started the journey that led him to where he is today.
Brain Power’s Julie Esris provides movie recommendations for children and young adults on the spectrum!
Brain Power’s animator, Julie Esris, explains her incredible difficultly as someone with autism to find meaningful employment. That is, until she found Brain Power.
Welcome to the Brain Power blog, your source for discussion about autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ADHD, and other social-emotional challenges.