The Autism Dad

13 EpisodesProduced by Rob Gorski

Thoughts, insights, advice, and inspiration from the multiple award-winning blogger Rob Gorski, an Autism/Special Needs parent with almost 2 decades of experience. Support this podcast:

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Interview with Dr. Jason Kahn of Mightier

May 30th, 2019


In today's episode, I have a conversation with Dr. Jason Kahn, PhD.  Dr. Kahn is a researcher from Boston Children's Hospital, an instructor at Harvard, co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Mightier.  Mightier is a …

Emergency Hospitalization

April 20th, 2019


This is an unplanned follow-up to last weeks "Untethered From Reality". Shortly after recording and publishing last weeks episode, Gavin was rushed …

Untethered From Reality

April 13th, 2019


We are currently experiencing a crisis with our 19 year old, Autistic and Schizophrenic son. "Untethered From Reality" is all about Gavin's struggle …

The 800 Pound Gorilla

April 1st, 2019


In this very brief, last minute-episode, I share my thoughts on Autism Speaks "Light It Up Blue" campaign. I talk about how Autism Awareness month has lost its meaning and I give you some ideas on how you can help raise …

Bittersweet Victories

March 21st, 2019


In this episode, I talk about what many of us face from time to time. Bittersweet Victories are the kind of victory that comes after a loss. In the case of my family, Gavin is losing significant skills and while we are …

Supporting Autistic Artists with Harish Bikmal

March 15th, 2019


In this episode, I interview Harish Bikmal, Autism Dad and founder of Zenaviv. Zenaviv is a Social Benefit Enterprise that works with and promotes Autistic artists, as well as artists with special needs. We talk about …

An Assault of Verbiage

March 9th, 2019


My listener's have been asking for me to try doing episodes where I talk freely about my personal struggles with being an Autism Dad. I thought I'd give it a try. In this bonus episode, I talk about my some of those …

Why Are Autism Parents Judged So Harshly?

February 22nd, 2019


Please Subscribe In this latest episode of The Autism Dad Podcast, I talk about judgment. Autism families often find themselves on the receiving end of judgment because people just don't get it or don't care. I talk …

What You Need To Know About Meltdowns

February 12th, 2019


Sensory Processing Disorder and Meltdowns are two of the most commonly misunderstood things that an Autistic person can experience. Even more confusing is how to know the difference between a meltdown and a tantrum. …

My Son Had His Wish Granted

February 8th, 2019


In this episode, I share a very emotional interview I gave last year during the annual Wish-A-Thon. We were helping raise awareness and money for an amazing organization called Wishes Can Happen. They grant wishes to …

Meet My Autism Family

February 1st, 2019


In this latest episode of The Autism Dad #podcast is live. I interview some very special #Autistic kids and their amazing mother. It's pretty awesome.

The First 3 Things You Need To Do When Your Child is Diagnosed with Autism

January 25th, 2019


In this introductory episode, I share a bit about who I am, what I do, and why I do it. I also answer one of the most frequently asked questions that I receive from parents across the globe. That question is "my child …


January 24th, 2019


Welcome to my brand new podcast. I invite you to join me every week as we talk about things that matter to the Autism and Special Needs community.


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