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The Autism Dad Podcast

48 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

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Dr. Jason Kahn on managing meltdowns with Mightier

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 program that helps kids learn to self-regulate their emotions by playing video games. That means fewer emotional outbursts or meltdowns, and a reduction of parental stress.

This program is absolutely amazing and works for pretty much anyone. I speak with Dr. Kahn about how Mightier was developed, the science behind is and why it works so well. If your child is struggling with meltdowns or emotional outbursts, PLEASE listen and check out Mightier. I've been using it with my youngest for almost a year and it's amazing. 

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This episode is sponsored by Mightier. Mightier is an amazing program out of Harvard Medical and Boston Children’s. It uses video games to teach kids to emotionally self-regulate. Visit theautismdad.com/mightier and find out more information, including how to get a free 30 day trial.

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This episode is brought to you by AngelSense. Wandering is a huge problem in the Autism community and it's reached epidemic levels. AngelSense is working to save the lives of Autistic kids who wander, by empowering parents with GPS tracking tools that helps them to immediately intervene should an episode of elopement occur. Visit angelsense.com for more information.

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