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We Just Need to be Loved
Aug 10 2022
We Just Need to be Loved
This week’s guest is Tyler. Tyler has an amazing journey that has taken him from the Ukraine, to being adopted by an amazing family in the United States before accomplishing great feats while pushing himself harder than he ever thought possible. Tyler is fully employed, loves his life, helps others like him through advocacy and has even created his very own podcast and music library. Timestamps:00:37 – Born, Adopted in Ukraine01:11 – Getting used to living in America02:46 – Deal with Parents04:00 – A Personal Breakthrough06:24 – Post-High School Transition06:55 – Saddle Rock Ranch Arrival07:41 – What’s life on the Ranch like?08:31 – Advocacy and what it means to Tyler10:28 – Advocacy leads to Employment Success13:30 – Tyler’s Future Goals14:35 – Tyler’s Own Podcast Efforts - Autism Circle16:01 – Advocating for State Funding16:35 – Access to Services and Employment18:25 – Housing Options for those in Need19:15 – Support from Family20:30 – Tyler’s Mom Became an Author to Tell His Story 23:08 – The Importance of Music and Podcasts27:17 – What can Providers do to Improve Their ServicesTo purchase the book about Tyler's Life; He Just Needs to Be Loved; visit: listen to Tyler and Josh's podcast; Autism Corner visit: To Find out more about Tyler and Josh's music studio visit: To learn more about the services that Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. offer, please visit to learn more.