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Parents Talking Autism (feat. Sara Roberts) S6E11

This week I speak with Sara Roberts about her autism parenting journey. In this unscripted conversation, we learn about her life and the challenges she faces raising her autistic son. 

The Truth About ABA Therapy (feat. Ashley Gibson-Stewart) S6E08

ABA therapy is a controversial topic and this episode takes that on. We learn about what our adult autistic friends went through decades ago while in ABA therapy as well as how different ABA therapy is today.

The Importance of Self-care

Self-care is something that everyone should be prioritizing in their life. This is especially true if you are a parent of a child or children with special needs. Taking time for ourselves can be challenging when we are constantly juggling appointments, therapies, and other responsibilities that come with raising a child with special needs. But …

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Answering Your Questions About ADHD (feat: Rob Gorski) S6E07

In this week’s listener questions episode, I answered your questions about ADHD. You guys have been sending in some really good questions and I picked the top three to answer this week. They are as follows: How did I go 43 years without being diagnosed? How do you know the difference between ADHD and simply …

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Special Needs Parenting Stories: Meet Ray Bracht and His Family

Ray Bracht is an autism Dad and this weeks guest writer. Ray wrote an article all about his amazing blended family and the challenges they face raising 2 adult sons with autism. Everything his from his perspective as a Dad.

Raise your hand if you’re struggling too

If you’re struggling with parenting your special needs kids, you’re not alone. I’m strugglong too, and this is my story. You’re not as alone as you think.

The Journey to Independence: Progress does not require perfection

If you’ve been following our journey, you know that Gavin has come such a long way. He’s doing so well compared to where he was. However, I think it’s important also to state that improvement doesn’t mean perfection. There are still struggles, and they can be challenging to manage. Today was one of those days …

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Helping My Kids Transition to Adulthood is Challenging

Making the switch from parenting young kids with autism to teens and adults can be challenging. Kids grow up so fast, and their needs change as they get older. The teen and young adult years are particularly tough because the push toward independence kicks into high gear. There are so many overlapping behaviors, and I’m …

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