Sensory eating is something so many autism families struggle with daily, mine included. My guest this week is Brittyn Coleman, aka The Autism Dietitian. Brittyn is one of only a handful of dietitians across the country specializing in autistic kids. She’s here to help us better understand what sensory eating is and how it differs from picky eating. We also talk about how we can help ensure proper nutrition in our kids, and expand their menus in creative ways.
Dec 03 2023
On this week’s episode, I sat down with my amazing girlfriend Kelly, and we answer your submitted questions about autism, parenting, and dating when you’re a special needs parent. Kelly and I are both autism parents and we share our experience navigating our parenting journey. We talk about dealing with school related challenges, picking battles, maintaining a relationship while raising autistic kids, and even navigating differences in the way we parent. This was so fun to record and it’s so relatable. You have been asking for us to do this for a while and the wait is over. Let us know what we should talk about next. 🙂
Nov 27 2023
Nov 20 2023
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.
Nov 17 2023
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 …
Nov 17 2023
Nov 13 2023
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.
Nov 10 2023