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CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf

Podcast 315: How to help a child with autism + How to overcome racial disparities in healthcare (with Stephanie Keeney Parks)

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SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I speak with UCLA doctoral student Stephanie Keeney Parks about healthcare disparities in America, managing autism, changing the mental healthcare landscape, advice for parents with autistic children, and more!

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PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS:

2:30, 10:45, 34:00 Why Stephanie’s anthropological research is so important

3:22 Stephanie’s own experiences as a mother to a child with autism

5:30, 11:50, 19:50 Racial disparities in healthcare & what this means for many families

16:00 How the autism label can fail many people

17:30 Language & disability: how are they related?

24:50 How we can start addressing inequities in healthcare

26:40 Why context & a person’s whole story is so important in healthcare

28:00 Why medical education needs to change

39:20 Advice for parents of color with autistic children


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Episode 315

by Dr. Caroline Leaf