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My Autistic Son Voted for the First Time: Here’s My Takeaway

Last week, my 22-year-old autistic son voted for the very first time. It was a momentous occasion for him. Seeing him exercise his right to vote was an emotional experience, and it got me thinking about what we can learn from his voting journey. Here are a few takeaways that I wanted to share. I …

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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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4 Tips To Help Your Autistic Child Vote

I’ve recently helped my adult autistic son exercise his right to vote. I recorded a short podcast episode about this journey, and it’s embedded below. I wanted to follow up with some practical tips that helped me to ensure my son was able to vote in this election cycle. Everyone’s situation is different, but if …

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The Importance of “Me Time” for Parents

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have. But it’s also one of the most challenging. Sometimes it can feel like you’re constantly giving and never getting anything in return. That’s why it’s so important for parents to make time for themselves. My Most Recent “Me Time” Story This …

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The Power of Hindsight

We’ve all been there. We look back on a situation, and we think to ourselves, “If only I had known then what I know now.” It’s called the power of hindsight, and it’s a very real phenomenon. Sometimes we make decisions based on the information we have at the time, and later we realize that …

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When someone doesn’t support your child’s diagnosis

Over the last 20 years, I’ve had experiences with both of these situations, and I’ve had to learn some things the hard way. I want to share some insights to help you navigate some of these things.

Listener’s Question: Dealing with Unsupportive Family (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E42

This week’s Listener Question is about how to deal with an unsupportive family member or a family member that doesn’t understand or accept your child’s autism diagnosis. I hope this helps, and please continue to send your questions. Host Bio: Rob Gorski is a single Dad to three amazing autistic boys and Found and CEO …

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Talking to Your Kids About Autism: What You Need to Know

If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve already had or will be having difficult conversations with your kids. It’s part of being a parent, and we all go through this, especially if we’re parenting to kid with autism.. What happens when it’s time to talk to your kids about autism? How do you even begin …

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