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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. 

Focusing on what I can control

It’s been a rough couple of days. I’m really stressed out and feeling incredibly overwhelmed. I’m trying to keep up with everything I’m supposed to be keeping up with but it’s not going so well. That being said, I also feel like all things considered, I’m doing okay. I know that sounds a little weird …

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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.

I felt broken and was crumbling under the weight of everything

I don’t think I’ve written much about how I’ve been doing, at least not in great detail. I’ve shared little bits here and there, but that’s about it. Writing has been much more challenging over the last year, but I’m slowly being drawn back to it. I don’t know where to begin, or if this …

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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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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.

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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