Ep 82: Caring For Special Needs Kids With Judith Newman
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Raising a child isn't cheap, and one study estimates the lifetime costs of treating and caring for an individual with autism can be $2.4 million. Judith Newman is the author of To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines, and she shares her story. In Mailbag, we talk taxes, investing in retirement and how to dodge bank fees.
MILK Podcast: Season 1, Episode 17: Siri, Schedules, Sidekicks and Autism Spectrum Disorder with Journalist Judith Newman
MILK Podcast: Moms I'd Like to Know
Journalist Judith Newman joins Mallory in the MILK studio to talk about her new book "To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and The Kindness of Machines." Judith is the author of You Make Me Feel Like an Unnatural Woman, a columnist for The New York Times Book Review and a regular contributor to The New York Times Style section and People. A contributing editor to Prevention, she also writes for National Geographic, AARP, Vanity Fair, and many other publications. She and her sons live in Manhattan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Judith Newman, author of the acclaimed book, To Siri With Love, joins Bill to discuss the inspiration for her latest book, her son Gus. Gus, who has Autism, developed a relationship with Siri, Apple’s automated assistant, who helped enhanced his communication skills and allowed him to strengthen his relationships with his family and the people around him.Judith also discusses her life and how she balances a successful writing career with being a mother.About To Siri With Love:To Siri with Love is a collection of funny, poignant, and uplifting stories about living with an extraordinary child who has helped a parent see and experience the world differently. From the charming (Gus weeping with sympathy over the buses that would lie unused while the bus drivers were on strike) to the painful (paying $22,000 for a behaviorist in Manhattan to teach Gus to use a urinal) to the humorous (Gus’s insistence on getting naked during all meals, whether at home or not, because he does not want to get his clothes dirty) to the profound (how an automated "assistant" helped a boy learn how to communicate with the rest of the world), the stories in To Siri with Love open our eyes to the magic and challenges of a life beyond the ordinary.
TPP 071: Judith Newman Discusses Her New Book "To Siri With Love"
TILT Parenting: Raising Differently Wired Kids
Debbie talks with author Judith Newman about her new book "To Siri With Love," a collection of stories about life with her autistic teenage son, Gus.For more information, visit the show notes at http://www.tiltparenting.com