1. Autism Podcast Series Episode 172- IRL Social Skills Program with Mara McLoughlin Sara Gullihur-Bradford aka SJ Childs 42:13

In this episode, I have the honor of chatting with the founder of IRL Social Skills Mara McLoughlin. I've copied this directly from her website because I couldn't sum it up better myself!! Great episode, enjoy! New Classes Starting Now for Spring!! 

“A self-diagnosed autistic human and certified provider of the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®), Mara holds both her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Communication Science. She knows that communication is the key to life. Mara was appointed to the Oregon Commission for Autism Spectrum Disorder by Governor Kate Brown for a 2-year period, and looks forward to working with the state legislature to make a significant change in services for autistic people across the lifespan.”


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Sara Bradford Podcaster, aka SJ Childs

Sara Bradford is an Autistic woman and advocate and is the CEO of SJ Childs LLC, an autism consulting business to support families. She is a member of the Autism Council of Utah and also the owner of FB Autism Advocates Support Group. She is a mother of 2, and her husband and kids are also on the autism spectrum. She is a Global Autism Speaker, as well as a Podcast Host-The SJ Childs Show Podcast. She continues to strengthen her community through local university and hospital Autism partnerships, police training, corporate autism training programs, and more. Sara is a children's book author, pen name SJ Childs. Subjects such as autism, dyslexia, physical differences, anxiety, and more. Helping children understand themselves and support their peers with neurodiverse needs. Encouraging love and inclusion in every situation.