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Episode 117 - Defining Neurodiversity, with Marcelle Ciampi M.Ed. (Samantha Craft)

Spectrumly Speaking

In this episode, hosts Haley Moss and Dr. Lori Butts welcome back self-advocate Marcelle Ciampi M.Ed. (Samantha Craft). As you may recall, Marcelle is the author, under the pen name “Samantha Craft”, of the book Everyday Aspergers: A Journey on the Autism Spectrum, as well as a contributing author to the book Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism. Her newest manuscript is Autism in a Briefcase: Straight talk about belonging in a neurodiverse world. Marcelle is a business consultant for Fortune 500 companies and the Senior Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Ambassador at Ultranauts Inc., a fully remote engineering firm where 75% of the employees identify with being on the autism spectrum. She's currently in the doctorate program for organizational leadership with an emphasis on social justice. For more about Marcelle:https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelle-ciampi-aka-samantha-craft-she-her-290a11b6/ http://www.myspectrumsuite.com/ -----------------Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every other week, join our hosts Haley Moss (an autism self-advocate, attorney, artist, and author) and Dr. Lori Butts (a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, and licensed attorney) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community. Follow Different Brains on social media:https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ https://www.instagram.com/diffbrains/ http://differentbrains.org/category/spectrumlyspeaking/

31mins

13 Sep 2021

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Episode 3: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace with Marcelle Ciampi (a.k.a. Samantha Craft)

Autism In Real Life

In this episode Marcelle and I have a very exciting and inspiring conversation about inclusion, diversity and universal design in the workplace. Marcelle Ciampi M.Ed. (aka Samantha Craft), a respected Autistic author and international ambassador, has been featured at over 100 events around the world. Ciampi is best known for her writings found in the well-received book Everyday Aspergers, endorsed by best-selling author Steve Silberman. She is the Senior Manager of DEI at Ultranauts Inc., an engineering firm with an autism hiring initiative (featured in the New York Times), where Ciampi is credited for largely-architecting an innovative universal design approach to workplace inclusion. Some of her works, especially the Autistic Traits List, have been translated into multiple languages and widely-shared in counseling offices, globally. A former school teacher, Ciampi has corresponded directly with over 10,000 individuals on the autism spectrum and been featured in various literature, including citations in articles, books, and research papers. A selection of her writings can be found in ND GiFTS, ICare4 Autism, Exceptional Needs Today, Autism Parenting Magazine, ERE, and Different Brains. Considered an expert in the field of neurodiversity in the workplace, by key thought leaders such as Judy Singer, her knowledge is shared through consultancy work at quality enterprises like Uptimize. She serves as the founder of Spectrum Suite LLC, the Co-founder of the Spectrum Lights Inclusion Summit, Co-executive of LifeGuides for Autistics, and a contributor, advisor, and board member to autism organizations and conferences, including the Stanford Neurodiversity Summit. Her upcoming book, Autism in a Briefcase: Straight talk about belonging in a neurodiverse world, is based on 3000 hours of study. Ciampi also contributed to the book Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism and was recently accepted as a doctoral student in the field of organizational leadership and social justice. Recent appearances include AstraZeneca, Deloitte, Accenture, and Bank of New York Mellon. Marcelle is Autistic (Aspergers) with gifted-intellect, and dyslexic, dyspraxic, and hyperlexic, what she calls a ‘blended-neurodivergent.’ Two of her adult sons are also neurodivergent, as is her life partner.You can find out more about Marcelle and her work at http://www.myspectrumsuite.com/ and https://ultranauts.co/ 

1hr 5mins

9 Sep 2021

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Episode 99 - Community & Belonging, with Marcelle Ciampi M.Ed. (Samantha Craft)

Spectrumly Speaking

(46 mins) In this episode, hosts Haley Moss and Dr. Lori Butts welcome back Marcie Ciampi, M.Ed.. As you may recall, Marcie is the author, under the pen name “Samantha Craft”, of the book Everyday Aspergers: A Journey on the Autism Spectrum, as well as a contributing author to the book Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism. She is also a vocational coach, a peer mentor, business consultant, and community manager/lead job recruiter at Ultranauts, previously known as ULTRA Testing.For more information about Marcie, visit: http://www.myspectrumsuite.com/For more information about Ultranauts, visit: http://ultranauts.co/ -----------------Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every other week, join our hosts Haley Moss (an autism self-advocate, attorney, artist, and author) and Dr. Lori Butts (a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, and licensed attorney) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community. Follow Different Brains on social media:https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ http://differentbrains.org/category/spectrumlyspeaking/

46mins

29 Sep 2020

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206 | Neurodiversity at Work | Samantha Craft, Everyday Asperger's

Copeland Coaching Podcast

Episode 206 is live! This week, we talk with Samantha Craft in Washington State.  Please note: This episode was recorded before the COVID pandemic began.  Samantha is the author of a book and website, both called Everyday Asperger's. She is also the Founder of Spectrum Suite, an organization that celebrates neurodiversity through education.  On today's episode, Samantha shares: What the term neurodiversity means What we can do to make our workplaces more inclusive to neurodiverse employees Whether or not you should share your neurodiversity with your employer  Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. To learn more about Samantha's work, check out her website at https://everydayaspergers.com/.  Thank YOU for listening! If you've enjoyed the show today, don't forget to help me out. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts! When you subscribe, it helps to make the show easier for other job seekers to find the show!

49mins

21 Jul 2020

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Episode #21 Interview with Samantha Craft, author of Everyday Aspergers

Autism In Action Podcast

Interview with Marcie Ciampi, M.Ed. (aka Samantha Craft) "Marcie is best known for her writings found in the well-received blog and book Everyday Aspergers. A professional educator, she has been featured in various literature including peer-reviewed journals, Aspien Women, Autism Parenting Magazine, The Mighty, Project Aspie, Art & Autism, and Different Brains. Marcie serves as a Senior Recruiter and Outreach Specialist at ULTRA Testing, a technology company with a neurodiversity hiring initiative, and serves as a consultant for Uptimize and NeuroGuides. She is a coauthor of Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism and speaks globally on the topic of neurodiversity as it relates to employment and self-empowerment. Her company is Spectrum Suite LLC. Spectrum Suite LLC  provides unique and affordable educational workshops, training, speaking, and coaching services."  More information can be found at http://www.myspectrumsuite.com/our-services/ Our new website has launched at www.tosharollins.com Here you will find all episodes to the Autism in Action Podcast, Autism Resources, and more information about working with Tosha Rollins. Please check out the Autism in Action Facebook group for more autism resources, and connect with other families affected by autism. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2433480950016553/ The launch of the Piece by Peace parenting program has taken off and is available for parents to help them learn to advocate and navigate through the world of autism. Please join our email list to learn more about the program at https://mailchi.mp/4504135de926/piecebypeace You can also email me at toshadrollins@gmail.com or find my handle on facebook @tosharollinslive PLEASE share this podcast and leave a comment or review to help us grow and spread the word about all the services available for families affected by autism. Our new book has been published: Autism Unspoken Until Now (An emotional collection of memoirs from moms to moms with children on the Autism Spectrum.  You can find your copy at Amazon.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/autisminaction/message

19mins

17 Dec 2019

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Episode 76 - Workplace Inclusion & Accommodations, with Marcie Ciampi M.Ed. (Samantha Craft)

Spectrumly Speaking

(55 mins) In this episode, hosts Haley Moss and Dr. Lori Butts welcome back Marcie Ciampi, M.Ed.. Under her pen name “Samantha Craft”, Marcie is the author of the book Everyday Aspergers: A Journey on the Autism Spectrum, as well as a contributing author to the book Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism. She is also a vocational coach, a peer mentor, business consultant, and community manager/lead job recruiter at ULTRA Testing. In recognition of October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the three discuss inclusion in the workplace, disclosing needs at a job, and common challenges in finding accommodations. For more information about Marcie, visit: http://www.myspectrumsuite.com/For more information about ULTRA Testing, visit: http://ultratesting.us/-----------------Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every other week, join our hosts Haley Moss (an autism self-advocate, attorney, artist, and author) and Dr. Lori Butts (a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, and licensed attorney) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community. Follow Different Brains on social media:https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ http://differentbrains.org/category/spectrumlyspeaking/

54mins

21 Oct 2019

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Samantha Craft thinks of you and your struggles more than you know.

Actually Autistic

Samantha Craft aka Marcelle Ciampi, Actually Autistic Advocate, Author, (and much much more) and I talk about her list Females with Asperger's Syndrome: An Unofficial List https://the-art-of-autism.com/females-and-aspergers-a-checklist/ and her Autistic journey. Masking vs not masking, the joys and perils of online Autistic communities, and her current focus on equality and inclusion in the workplace.

1hr 31mins

26 May 2019

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Everyday Asperger’s: Crafting a Life on the Autism Spectrum, with Samantha Craft | EDB 163

Exploring Different Brains

In this episode, Dr. Hackie Reitman talks with Marcie Ciampi M.Ed., otherwise known as Samantha Craft - autism self-advocate, author, and educator.(24 minutes) Under the pen name "Samantha Craft", Marcie is the author of the book "Everyday Aspergers: A Journey on the Autism Spectrum", as well as a contributing author to the book "Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism". She is also a vocational coach, a peer mentor, business consultant, and community manager/lead job recruiter at ULTRA Testing. Join Hackie and Marcie as they discuss her writing, her experiences as a woman with ASD, and her endeavors to assist individuals with autism find meaningful employment and other resources to help them maximize their potential. For more information about Marcie, visit: http://www.myspectrumsuite.com/Follow Different Brains on social media:https://twitter.com/diffbrains https://www.facebook.com/different.brains/ https://www.instagram.com/diffbrains/Check out more episodes of Exploring Different Brains!http://differentbrains.org/category/edb/

24mins

27 Mar 2019