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: https://anchor.fm/theautismdad/support

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Interview with Dr. Jason Kahn of Mightier

May 30th, 2019

49:13

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

19:22

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

27:32

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

11:05

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

28:09

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

37:07

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

22:42

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

29:18

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

34:50

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

22:23

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

36:30

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

12:32

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 …

About

January 24th, 2019

1:44

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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