Eyes of Autism
Episode 9: Erin Fawcett, Educating with Flexibility

Episode 9: Erin Fawcett, Educating with Flexibility

September 6, 2021

Join us as the Eyes of Autism team interviews our friend and role model, Erin Fawcett! Erin is an Intervention Specialist with a plethora of experiences. She attended the Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt, and then received her Master’s Degree in Special Education. Over the past 30+ years, Erin has worked in a university lab classroom, psychiatric hospital, and has been a reading specialist, third grade teacher, and is now a school Intervention Specialist. Eyes of Autism is so excited to have this incredible woman on the show!

Episode 8: Recap and Looking Forward

Episode 8: Recap and Looking Forward

August 2, 2021

In this episode, the Eyes of Autism team talks about comics for the first 10 minutes before breaking down the past two interviews. Listen as we summarize some of the things we've learned and then discuss our future plans!

Episode 7: ROOC Spreads Hope

Episode 7: ROOC Spreads Hope

July 5, 2021

Are you ready to be inspired by our guests? Ted and Keyan Marshall are two of the masterminds behind ROOC, which stands for "Reaching Over Obstacles Collectively." They, along with their team, work with people with developmental disabilities. They meet individuals where they are and assist them in a wide range of areas, all while helping them unlock and/or discover their potential. Listen to all of the incredible things they do! By the end of the podcast, you will feel hopeful knowing that there are good people in the world who are ready and willing to help each other.

Episode 6: Kyle Northrop, Super Employed

Episode 6: Kyle Northrop, Super Employed

June 7, 2021

In this episode, the team is talking with Kyle Northrop, who is not only our producer, but was one of Danny's first employers. Kyle hired Danny to work with him in a comic book store in 2018, and the rest is history. Now, among many other things, Kyle is the Executive Producer of The Comic Book Shopping Experience, and owns The Glass City Podcast Company. Tune in as we talk about employment from his perspective, and from Danny's!

Episode 5: Superheroes We’ve Met

Episode 5: Superheroes We’ve Met

May 3, 2021

The Eyes of Autism team talks comics for the first 12 minutes before we recap the past month. In our first month of podcast existence, we've talked to awesome people doing awesome things in the autism community across the nation...and internationally! 

Episode 4: Dina Farmer, Travel with Confidence

Episode 4: Dina Farmer, Travel with Confidence

April 26, 2021

The Eyes of Autism team interviews Dina Farmer, a woman who can speak to many different audiences: parents of children with autism, military families, those who travel, among others. Dina is a Certified Autism Travel Professional, and helps families work through challenges that arise whilst traveling. She understands that every family is unique, and every individual with autism has their own accommodations to be addressed. She is ready to meet families where they are. 

SUPERPOWER Episode: Kelly Elton

SUPERPOWER Episode: Kelly Elton

April 22, 2021

Join the Eyes of Autism team as we continue interviewing Kelly Elton. We had so much to talk about in Episode 3 that we just had to keep going by adding in a SUPERPOWER EPISODE! A couple of topics we discuss in this episode are living opportunities for adults with autism, and Dan the Man compares Kelly Elton to a superhero before we wrap up.

Episode 3: Kelly Elton, Communication and Empathy

Episode 3: Kelly Elton, Communication and Empathy

April 19, 2021

PART 1: Join us as Marisa, Danny, and Annette Napoli interview Kelly Elton! Kelly holds a graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders and a Master’s degree in Special Education from BGSU. Kelly developed and implemented the Venture Bound program in high schools located in Northwest, Ohio. Among many other AWESOME things, she serves as Vice-Chair for the Autism Provider Network of Northwest Ohio and is an appointee to the Toledo-Lucas County Commission on Disabilities. 

PART 2 of this interview will be posted on Thursday, April 22, for our first SUPERPOWER EPISODE. 

Episode 2: Thomas Iland, Be Your Own Superhero

Episode 2: Thomas Iland, Be Your Own Superhero

April 12, 2021

Join Eyes of Autism as we interview Thomas (Tom) Iland, a nationally recognized speaker, writer, and autism self-advocate. Not only has he founded Come to Life Coaching, but he is a Toastmasters International Accredited Speaker, and spoke to the United Nations on behalf of people with autism...twice! Which superhero will Danny compare him to? Hmm...

Episode 1: An Introduction

Episode 1: An Introduction

April 1, 2021

In this episode, you will hear from Marisa Napoli, Danny Napoli, and Sarah Greenlese, as they explain the goal of this podcast. Amidst explanation, get to know the hosts as they talk about their experiences, and yes, SUPERHEROES. Why superheroes? What is there to look forward to? Listen and find out!

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