ABOUT THIS EPISODE (+ scroll for resources) 👇
Dr. Tay hosts Dr. Steve Chaney, a renowned research scientist and educator, on the podcast to discuss the complexities of autism. we cover the causes of autism, emphasizing the roles of genetics, environmental factors, and epigenetics. we also discuss common misconceptions about autism and discuss the importance of individual experiences. the conversation also focuses on the role of diet, highlighting the benefits of whole foods, as well as discussion of supplementation.
0:00:00 – introduction of Dr. Chaney
0:03:25 – causes of autism
0:11:38 – understanding and interpreting research
0:18:18 – the role of diet
0:25:45 – discussion about supplements
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*please note: in this episode, many terminologies and phrases are used to describe autism. Dr. Tay honors what each child and family prefers, and intentionally chooses to use affirming and identity-first language after listening to autistic adults and their preferences. various guests on the podcast are likely to use the language that they have been exposed to the most.