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Brett Powell on Navigating Dating & Merging Families with Autism (S1E02)

On this week’s podcast, join me as I sit down with Brett Powell. After my conversation with Jamie Lewis Smith last week about her autism parenting experiences, Brett steps in to share the story of how he and Jamie united their families, offering his personal perspective on the journey.

Grief: Helping Autistic Kids Navigate Significant Loss (S6E30)

In this week’s parenting Q&A episode, we delve deep into the sensitive topic of helping autistic children navigate grief after a significant loss. For the first time, I share my personal journey through this challenging terrain, shedding light on a subject close to my heart. It’s an emotional episode, but I hope it offers support and guidance for those facing similar challenges.

Jillian Benfield Talks Raising A Son with Down Syndrome (S6E29)

A parenting conversation about love, acceptance, and finding hope after life takes a wide left turn

Autism and Parenthood: Finding Strength in Challenges and Celebrating Victories

As a parent, your primary goal is to keep your child healthy, happy, and safe. However, when you are parenting a child with autism, you face unique challenges that require a different approach to parenting. From navigating therapy appointments to managing a child’s special dietary needs, parenting a child with autism requires exceptional patience, understanding, …

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Today’s Gentle Parenting Reminder

This week past week, there was an issue with Gavin’s transportation to and from work. His transport under the current plan expired last Friday and I didn’t know. Gavin is managing most of his life and all his supports work directly with him and I’m largely out of the loop. Gavin forgets to tell me …

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Balancing Autism Parenting with Dementia Care Needs in Arizona

As a parent with an autistic child, your care plate will already be pretty full. So, if you are also facing life with a parent who has been diagnosed with dementia, you may be wondering how you are going to cope and what you need to do. Take a big deep breath, because even though this will …

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Jamie Lewis Smith’s Autism Parenting Story (S1E01)

Jamie Lewis Smith shares her journey raising her autistic son

The Debate Over Person First Language (S6E28)

Answering your questions about person first language because you asked