The Autism Dad Blog

Welcome to The Autism Dad blog. This blog is all about my life as a single Dad raising my three amazing autistic kids. I’m honest, transparent, and very open about the struggles we face as a family.

My message is one of hope, understanding, education, and perseverance. No matter what life throws our way, we always find a way through it.

This Autism Dad blog dates back to 2010 when I wrote what I thought was a private post.

Turns out it wasn’t.

It also turns out that people all over the world find comfort in reading about my journey as a father and a human being. I’m far from perfect but I never give up and I don’t hide from my mistakes. I figure I’m not learning or living life if I’m not making mistakes. My hope is that my readers can learn from my mistakes along the way and perhaps avoid some of the bigger ones.

My family has been through a lot and life isn’t easy but we are survivors. We never leave anyone behind and despite the challenges, we love the life we have.

I love connecting with my readers, followers, and listeners. All my social links are at the top of the page, and I can usually be found on Twitter, where my DM’s are open. Please feel free to shoot me an email by clicking the contact button over there ->

If you’re looking for advertising options on The Autism Dad blog, please visit my Press page for more information or click the contact me button to shoot me a message. I’m also open to family-friendly sponsored content and reviews.

I’d love to hear from you guys.

Feel free to jump in and get to know us and be sure to check out my podcast. 😉

Mightier Review 2020

A little background before I get into this updated 2020 Mightier review. As a single parent of three autistic kids, I know firsthand how challenging life can be, especially for our kiddos on the autism spectrum. I know how difficult it can be to as a parent, especially as a single parent, to navigate everyday …

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Update: It’s been 234 days of #COVID lockdown so far

Life is getting a bit more challenging. For those who don’t know, COVID is significantly worsening in Ohio. As of writing, we’re a stone’s throw away from 3,000 cases a day. There’s a nursing home about a mile or so from my house with over 80 confirmed cases. It’s really getting scary. My cars still …

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A Protective Parent’s Guide to Planning Your Nursery

Do you have a baby on the way? What an exciting time. Your life is about to change permanently – and for the better. There is nothing that compares to raising kids in terms of excitement, joy and fulfilment. Sure, there are some headaches too, but all of that fades away when you see their …

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You may not know this but I adopted my oldest

You may not know this but I adopted my oldest. I don’t talk about this a whole lot because frankly, I never really think about it anymore. The only time it’s at the forefront of my mind in on October 22 of each year. As it’s October 22, or will be by the time you …

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