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CAN Radio is a public service provided by the Council for Autism and Neurodiversity. Episodes present news, interviews, reports, alerts, information and entertainment for the community. To learn more about the show, including sponsorship, requests, internships, and other information, visit the CAN website.

Latest Episodes

Not Your Boogeyman

Tune in tonight as CAN Radio hosts discuss news of the day, and delve into the topic of autism as "boogeyman."Autism remains misunderstood, and has been exploited to the ends of the Earth. As the general public is immeresed in fearful rhetoric and dangerous myths, autistic individuals and families have suffered a great deal. Learn how many activists and advocates are fighting back against fear, contempt and oppression with Walk In Red and other activities.Hosts: Dr. Julian Darius, CAN President and Emily Malabey, CAN FounderThanks to all CAN volunteers and CAN Radio interns.

40 MIN2015 APR 28
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Not Your Boogeyman

Walking In Red for Justice

CAN News Radio brings recent headlines, talks about "autism awareness month" and the Walk In Red movement.Tune in as the show returns to its regular schdule.Thank you to interns Jason and Mika for assisting with this episode.Images: Associated Press, CAN Walk In Red 2015, NBC, People Magazine, Robert Kennedy, Jr.Image of Kayleb Moon-Robinson: Charlie Archambault/Center for Public IntegrityThe Council for Autism and Neurodiversity

40 MIN2015 APR 16
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Walking In Red for Justice

Bullying Problems in Missouri Schools

Bullying is a problem in many schools throughout Missouri. In February, Blake Kitchen, a young student with Asperger's was beaten at Liberty Middle School. Blake is still recovering from serious injuries he suffered in the attack.Blake's family and others had reached out to various school officials several times about bullying concerns leading up to the day Blake was attacked. Blake was discovered laying unconscious on the cafeteria floor in a pool of his own blood before receiving medical attention.Though school officials weren't quick to make any statements, the severity of the situation, and Blake's injuries rapidly captured attention throughout the state, including lawmakers like Senator Eric Schmitt.In a passionate plea on the Senate floor, the usually mild mannered Senator urged bipartisan action from colleagues to address the problems with bullying in Missouri's schools. Schmitt said he was speaking from the heart about the issue, and that all kids have the right to expect to...

37 MIN2015 MAR 18
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Bullying Problems in Missouri Schools

Hating Us for Ten Years Running

Autism Speaks has been out celebrating itself even more than usual over the past few days.Celebrities, media, and even some politicians have joined in as Speaks refers to itself as "autism champions."Autistics and allied activists have taken over each hashtag in Speaks' recent Twitter campaigns, and rained on the party of the usual fear and loathing enough to make a bit of a dent.CAN Radio hosts discuss this and more on today's episode.Show interns Ryelle, Jason, and Cane, congratulations and thanks for helping with the CAN Radio Show.

38 MIN2015 FEB 26
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Hating Us for Ten Years Running

Vaccination Nation

Vaccines do not cause autism. This has been established for a long time, but thanks to Jenny McCarthy, Andrew Wakefield and others--and the credibility many people seem to give these folks, parents have been led to believe that vaccines could make their children autistic. Fear of autism comes into play here too.In other news, is Vladimir Putin autistic? The US Pentagon seems to think so.We discuss this and more on today's episode of CAN Radio.

44 MIN2015 FEB 18
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Vaccination Nation
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Latest Episodes

Not Your Boogeyman

Tune in tonight as CAN Radio hosts discuss news of the day, and delve into the topic of autism as "boogeyman."Autism remains misunderstood, and has been exploited to the ends of the Earth. As the general public is immeresed in fearful rhetoric and dangerous myths, autistic individuals and families have suffered a great deal. Learn how many activists and advocates are fighting back against fear, contempt and oppression with Walk In Red and other activities.Hosts: Dr. Julian Darius, CAN President and Emily Malabey, CAN FounderThanks to all CAN volunteers and CAN Radio interns.

40 MIN2015 APR 28
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Not Your Boogeyman

Walking In Red for Justice

CAN News Radio brings recent headlines, talks about "autism awareness month" and the Walk In Red movement.Tune in as the show returns to its regular schdule.Thank you to interns Jason and Mika for assisting with this episode.Images: Associated Press, CAN Walk In Red 2015, NBC, People Magazine, Robert Kennedy, Jr.Image of Kayleb Moon-Robinson: Charlie Archambault/Center for Public IntegrityThe Council for Autism and Neurodiversity

40 MIN2015 APR 16
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Walking In Red for Justice

Bullying Problems in Missouri Schools

Bullying is a problem in many schools throughout Missouri. In February, Blake Kitchen, a young student with Asperger's was beaten at Liberty Middle School. Blake is still recovering from serious injuries he suffered in the attack.Blake's family and others had reached out to various school officials several times about bullying concerns leading up to the day Blake was attacked. Blake was discovered laying unconscious on the cafeteria floor in a pool of his own blood before receiving medical attention.Though school officials weren't quick to make any statements, the severity of the situation, and Blake's injuries rapidly captured attention throughout the state, including lawmakers like Senator Eric Schmitt.In a passionate plea on the Senate floor, the usually mild mannered Senator urged bipartisan action from colleagues to address the problems with bullying in Missouri's schools. Schmitt said he was speaking from the heart about the issue, and that all kids have the right to expect to...

37 MIN2015 MAR 18
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Bullying Problems in Missouri Schools

Hating Us for Ten Years Running

Autism Speaks has been out celebrating itself even more than usual over the past few days.Celebrities, media, and even some politicians have joined in as Speaks refers to itself as "autism champions."Autistics and allied activists have taken over each hashtag in Speaks' recent Twitter campaigns, and rained on the party of the usual fear and loathing enough to make a bit of a dent.CAN Radio hosts discuss this and more on today's episode.Show interns Ryelle, Jason, and Cane, congratulations and thanks for helping with the CAN Radio Show.

38 MIN2015 FEB 26
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Hating Us for Ten Years Running

Vaccination Nation

Vaccines do not cause autism. This has been established for a long time, but thanks to Jenny McCarthy, Andrew Wakefield and others--and the credibility many people seem to give these folks, parents have been led to believe that vaccines could make their children autistic. Fear of autism comes into play here too.In other news, is Vladimir Putin autistic? The US Pentagon seems to think so.We discuss this and more on today's episode of CAN Radio.

44 MIN2015 FEB 18
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Vaccination Nation
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