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Autistic and Voting pt2 (feat. Gavin Gorski) S5E48

My 22 year old autistic son Gavin is here today to talk about his very first experience voting. He shares how it went, how he prepared for it, and also has advice for other first time voters with a disability. Link to pt1 Guest Bio: Gavin is 22 years old, diagnosed with autism and several …

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When scrambled eggs are so much more than just scrambled eggs

I know, this is the weirdest title ever but I promise it’ll make sense. I’ve been an autism parent for almost two decades and I know how easy it can be to lose hope, especially when things are really challenging. We all need reminders from time to time and that’s okay. encourage you all to …

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I’m so proud of him

I had a conversation with someone today (did a video about it here) and I remembered a bit more about why I started doing everything I do. It was a reminder to me that while evolution and growth can be positive things, it’s important to stay true to your roots. I’ve been thinking alot about …

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The coolest thing happened today

As the title states, the coolest thing happened today. I’ve been talking about Gavin’s ever-growing level of independence, and today marked a big first for him. Gavin gets his IVIG Infusion supplies delivered every month. He organizes them into kits and even does the infusions on his own. I have almost zero involvement in the …

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Goally is the perfect tool for helping my son prepare for independent living

The COVID pandemic has been a nightmare. While it does appear to be moving in the right direction, at least for now, it’s still keeping me apart from the people I love. That part is really challenging but someday soon, we’ll find ourselves on the other end of this. It hasn’t been all bad though. …

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Gavin’s in rough shape after his 2nd dose of the #COVID #vaccine

It’s been a challenging weekend and I haven’t been keeping up with the blog as a result. This will be a super quick update and I’ll do more when I can. I wanted to let you guys know how Gavin is doing after his second dose of the Pfizer COVID vaccine. He recieved it at …

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Gavin gets his final dose of the #COVID #vaccine today

It’s gonna be a hectic day. I have a two hour meeting after lunch and it should finish up just in time for me to get Gavin to the health department for his second dose of the Pfizer COVID vaccine. I’m a little concerned about how Gavin is going to handle the side effects. More …

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A child trapped in a man’s body

My kids are driving me bonkers today. They’re fighting with each other over stupid, pointless things. It’s almost like they’re fighting just to fight. I just defused an argument between Gavin and Elliott that was very quickly exculating. While this wasn’t stupid or pointless, it was completely avoidable. Gavin had been doing something, on purpose, …

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