Tag: Family

An Inclusive Nationwide Tennis Program For Autistic Kids (S6E50)

Aceing Autism Is A Nationwide Program Empowering Autistic Children Through Tennis

Conversations Dads Should Have But Often Don’t

man carrying baby drawing their foreheads

Fatherhood isn’t just a phase; it’s an evolving role with numerous layers and dimensions. As fathers, you set the bar for what your children come to expect from the world and themselves. Your words and actions guide them, serving as the yardstick against which they measure their worth and understand their environment. Yet, there are …

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Soaps, Success, and Autism: Trevor’s Inspiring Tale (S6E49)

Discover the power of parental support in this episode of ‘The Autism Dad’ podcast. Join us as Tia Hanson shares the uplifting story of her son Trevor, a young man with autism who founded ‘Trev’s Trade Soaps’. This episode celebrates creativity, determination, and the incredible potential within the autism community. A heartwarming tale of success, one soap bar at a time.

Hibi – manage, coordinate & navigate your child’s care

At Hibi, we’re on a mission to ensure that every family caring for a child has the support they need. I’m Sam, a cofounder at Hibi, living in London in the UK. I grew up with family and friends caring for children, including my mum who is an occupational therapist. I’ve worked for years for …

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A Fun Q&A with My Autistic Son (S6E48)

Answering Random Listener Questions with My Autistic SOn

A Parents Guide to Puberty and Autism (S6E47)

Dr. Whitney Casares and I discuss how to explain physical and emotional changes to neurodivergent teens, address sensitive issues like menstruation and self-exploration, and provide strategies for managing social challenges and inappropriate behaviors. Additionally, we delve into the potential role of medication in easing puberty-related difficulties. Join us for practical advice and insights to help parents guide their autistic children through the complexities of puberty.

A Houseful of Autism and ADHD (S6E46)

A hilarious and insightful conversation with Emmett, my 15 year old autistic son. We talk about how between the four of us, three are diagnosed with autism and three with ADHD. We talk about how different everyone is and how just because we may share a diagnosis, doesn’t mean we are all the same.

Beyond Words: Why Some Autistic People Are Non-Speaking (S6E43)

In this enlightening episode, we journey into the realm of non-speaking autism, understanding the reasons behind why some individuals on the spectrum may not communicate verbally. We dismantle common misconceptions surrounding non-speaking autism and shed light on alternative communication methods like Spelling to Communicate (S2C). Discover how to better support and connect with those who experience life beyond words.