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The Autism Dad Podcast

20 EpisodesProduced by Rob GorskiWebsite

My name is Rob Gorski and I'm the multiple award-winning author of The Autism Dad Blog, single Dad to 3 amazing Autistic kids and host of this podcast. I've been a very well known and respected Autism advocate for over a decade. I use my experience to educate the public and provide comfort to other … read more

20 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Dr. Jason Kahn on managing meltdowns with 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 …

Season 2 Update

September 6th, 2019


In this short snippet of goodness, I update you on some personal tragedy, as well as how Season 2 is shaping up. If you want to sponsor an episode or be on the show as a parent to share your story or perhaps as an …

Navigating Divorce with Autistic Kids S2E1

October 12th, 2019


In this Season 2 premiere, I talk about divorce. More specifically, I talk about navigating divorce when Autistic kids are involved. Divorce is …

Autisable (feat. Joel Manzer) S2E2

October 18th, 2019


In this week's episode, I speak with my good friend and fellow Autism dad Joel Manzer. We discuss the work he's doing in the Autism community and then talk about some things that impacting the community.  

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Living with Rare Disease (feat. Lindsay Fogarty) S2E3

October 25th, 2019


I speak with my good friend and fellow Autism parent, Lindsay Fogarty. She's an Autism, Rare Disease and patient advocate, as well as, a blogger and …

Recognizing Adult ADHD (feat. Dr. John Kruse) S2E4

November 1st, 2019


(S2E4) In this episode, I have a conversation with Dr. John Kruse, MD, PhD about all things ADHD, including his brand new book titled "Recognizing …

Adopt A (feat. Melissa Hruza) S2E5

November 8th, 2019


(S2E5) This week Melissa Hruza, Director of Marketing and Corporate Sponsorships at stopped by to discuss how they are helping teachers and students all over the country, find the funding they need. …

LifeTown (feat. Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum) S2E6

November 15th, 2019



I speak with Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum and Jonah Zimilies from LifeTown. LifeTown is a 53,000 sq foot facility built to service the special needs community in Livingston, New Jersey. New Jersey has the highest rate …

Online Streaming Safety (feat. Brenda Bisner) S2E7

November 22nd, 2019



In this episode, I talk with Brenda Bisner. She's the SVP of A Parent Media Co Inc. the creators of the SAFE STREAMING Platform, Kidoodle.TV. We talk about online streaming and the many dangers that parents are …

Triumph and Tragedy (feat. Ethan Fisher) S2E8

November 29th, 2019


S2E8 In this week's episode, I have the chance to talk with Ethan Fisher about depression, mental illness, addiction and suicide. Ethan is a keynote speaker who has turned tragedy into something positive. He helps …

Autism Healthcare Collaborative (feat. Sheri Marino) S2E9

December 6th, 2019


I had the opportunity to speak with Sheri A. Marino, MA, CCC-SLP this past week. She's the Executive Director of the Autism Healthcare Collaborative. …

All About ADHD (feat. Hazel McAdam) S2E10

December 14th, 2019


S2E10 In this week's episode, I have a very open and honest conversation with my good friend Hazel McAdam. She one of my favorite people and you …

Autism and Wandering (feat. Sidra Collins) S2E11

December 20th, 2019


S2E11 Wandering is a huge problem in the Autism community and it's reached epidemic levels. Sidra Collins is an Autism Mom and Community Manager at …

The Facts About Vaccines (feat. Dr. Ryan Marino) S3E1

January 3rd, 2020


S3E1 I have a very honest conversation about vaccines with Dr. Ryan Marino, an ER Physician and Medical Toxicologist at University Hospitals in …

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (feat. Dr. Tara Smith) S3E2

January 11th, 2020


S3E2 My guest today is Dr. Tara Smith. She's an expert in vaccine-preventable and infectious diseases. We discuss the facts and dangers of VPD's like Measles, Whooping Cough and Flu. These are very serious conditions …

The Science Behind Autism (feat. Alison Singer) S3E3

January 24th, 2020



My guest this week is Alison Singer, President of the Autism Science Foundation. Alison is an amazing human being and I'm honored to have her on the pod today. She shares some personal stories about Autism in her …

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