We’re in the home library today talking with author and public speaker, Ron Sandison. Ron shares his experience growing up autistic and has some fantastic advice for parents, professionals and churches who help people on the autism spectrum.
In This Episode You Will Discover
- How a honey badger and a groundhog help keep Ron grounded.
- How a special interest can develop into a career path.
- How marketing changed the way he interacted with the world.
- Connections and why people with ASD have difficulty making them.
- Why being able to ask for help is the key to success.
- How he went from a child with a speech delay to a public speaker.
Mentioned on the Podcast
- Ron’s website: https://www.spectruminclusion.com/
- Ron speaking about autism and employment: https://www.facebook.com/keyministry/videos/643932070879829
- Ron’s books:
Meet Ron Sandison
Ron Sandison works full time in the medical field and is a professor of theology at Destiny School of Ministry. He is an advisory board member of the Art of Autism and the Els Center of Excellence. Sandison has a Master of Divinity from Oral Roberts University and is the author of A Parent’s Guide to Autism published by Charisma House, Thought, Choice, Action and Views
from the Spectrum. Sandison speaks at over 70 events a year including 20 plus education conferences. He is the founder of Spectrum Inclusion which empowers young adults with autism for employment and independence. Ron and his wife, Kristen, reside in Rochester Hills, MI, with daughter, Makayla and dog, Rudy.