The Autism Dad

By Rob Gorski

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Welcome to "The Autism Dad" podcast, hosted by Rob Gorski—a single father to three remarkable autistic children and the voice behind a widely-read blog that has been a lifeline for parents since 2010. With over a decade of firsthand experience, Rob's insights have not only impacted families worldwide but have also been featured on platforms like The Tamron Hall Show, ABC News, BBC Worldwide, CNN, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Join us every Monday and Wednesday for fresh episodes that delve into the complex world of autism and special needs parenting. This podcast serves as a safe haven, offering a blend of personal stories, expert interviews, and actionable advice. Whether you're a parent navigating the nuanced challenges of raising a neurodivergent child or simply someone looking to better understand the realm of autism, "The Autism Dad" podcast provides understanding, support, and education for all. Don't go this journey alone; tune in and become part of a community committed to awareness, acceptance, and growth.

Episode Date
Living with Sensory Processing Disorder (S6E37)
Sep 27, 2023
Always Presume Competence (S6E36)
Sep 20, 2023
Before He Could Speak (S6E35)
Sep 13, 2023
We Are More Than Just Parents (S6E34)
Sep 06, 2023
Season 6 Mid-Season Announcement
Aug 30, 2023
Alicia Golichowski: Navigating Autism as a Single Mom (S6E33)
Aug 21, 2023
Online Support Groups (S6E32)
Aug 16, 2023
Marc Jason Shares His Autism Parenting Journey (S6E31)
Aug 14, 2023
Grief: Helping Autistic Kids Navigate Significant Loss (S6E30)
Aug 10, 2023
Jillian Benfield Talks Raising A Son with Down Syndrome (S6E29)
Aug 07, 2023
The Debate Over Person First Language (S6E28)
Aug 02, 2023
Untethering: Carrie Cariello’s Autism Parenting Story (S6E27)
Jul 31, 2023
How to let go so our kids can become more independent (S6E26)
Jul 26, 2023
A Dad's Perspective: Ray White's Autism Parenting Journey (S6E25)
Jul 24, 2023
When our kids are excluded for being different (S6E24)
Jul 19, 2023
Inclusion & Accessibility: Easterseals SoCal & Angels Stadium Collab (S6E23)
Jul 17, 2023
Tips To Help Our Autistic Kids Navigate Divorce (S6E22)
Jul 13, 2023
Raising Raymie: Nikki White’s Autism Parenting Journey (S6E21)
Jul 10, 2023
Balancing Autism Parenting: Humor & Raw Emotion with Tara Reynolds and Lauren Flack (S6E20)
Jul 03, 2023
Calm in the Chaos: Mikey Goldman's ADHD Journey to a Quiet Mind (S6E19)
Jun 26, 2023
Dr. Casares on Kids, Sleep Hygiene & Melatonin (S6E18)
Jun 19, 2023
Dr. Jason Kahn, PhD, on How Mightier Helps Kids Manage Big Emotions and Avoid Meltdowns (S6E17)
Jun 06, 2023
Ethan Sack Talks About His Autism Parenting Journey (S6E16)
May 29, 2023
A Hilarious and Inspiring Conversation with Tara Reynolds and Lauren Flack (S6E15)
May 22, 2023
IEP Tips for Parents From Master IEP Coach Kimberly Charles (S6E14)
May 15, 2023
Fatherhood and Autism: Jason Brown’s Story (S6E13)
May 08, 2023
Megan Champion Talks About Parenting on The Hard Days (S6E12)
Apr 24, 2023
Motherhood and Autism: Sara Roberts Story (S6E11)
Apr 17, 2023
Sensory Eating, Nutrition and Autistic Kids (feat. Brittyn Coleman) S6E10
Apr 10, 2023
Making The Most of Autism Awareness Month (S6E09)
Apr 03, 2023
The Truth About ABA Therapy (feat. Ashley Gibson-Stewart) S6E08
Mar 27, 2023
Answering Your Questions About ADHD (feat: Rob Gorski) S6E07
Mar 20, 2023
Dads Talking Autism (feat. Ray Bracht) S6E06
Mar 13, 2023
Q&A with a Speech and Language Pathologist (feat. Mckell Smith) S6E05
Mar 06, 2023
My 2 Biggest Parenting Mistakes (feat. Rob Gorski) S6E04
Feb 27, 2023
Managing Parenting Guilt and Your Village (feat. Crystal Morrison Ph.D.) S6E03
Feb 20, 2023
Saving Money with ABLE Accounts (feat. Sarah Pennington) S6E02
Feb 13, 2023
How To Easily Find Resources (Feat. Marrisa Pittard) S6E1
Feb 06, 2023
Season 6 Trailer
Jan 22, 2023
Best of Season 5 (feat. Kate Swenson) S5E54
Dec 30, 2022
Navigating the Board of DD (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E53
Dec 23, 2022
“Let Noki Box” (feat. Douglas Farrago) S5E52
Nov 28, 2022
A Year in Review and Season 6 Updates (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E51
Nov 25, 2022
5 Tips for Potty Training Success (feat. Molly Johnson) S5E50
Nov 15, 2022
Love Hope & Autism (feat. Christina Abernethy) S5E49
Nov 08, 2022
Autistic and Voting pt2 (feat. Gavin Gorski) S5E48
Nov 04, 2022
The Rare Life (feat. Madeline Cheney) S5E47
Nov 01, 2022
Preparing our autistic kids to vote pt1 (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E46
Oct 29, 2022
Inclusion and Neurodiversity in The Workplace (feat. Sunny Cash and Rose Hughes) S5E45
Oct 24, 2022
What To Expect During Your Child's Autism Evaluation (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E44
Oct 21, 2022
Acute Residential Care: What You Need To Know (feat. Dr. Brandon Clark) S5E43
Oct 17, 2022
Listener's Question: Dealing with Unsupportive Family (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E42
Oct 14, 2022
Quick Take Bonus: How to talk to your kids about autism (feat. Rose Hughes)
Oct 12, 2022
"How do I talk to my child about autism (feat. Rose Hughes) S5E40
Oct 07, 2022
Goally is a visual scheduler for kids that actually works (feat Tanna Neufeld) S5E39
Oct 04, 2022
"I Might Be A Horrible Mom" (feat Rob Gorski) S5E38
Oct 01, 2022
How to find helpful apps for people with disibilities (feat. Cristen Carson Reat) S5E37
Sep 26, 2022
Listener Questions (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E36
Sep 23, 2022
"Welcome To Fatherhood" Podcast (Preview Clip) S5E35
Sep 21, 2022
Different Not Less (feat. Ron Suskind) S5E34
Sep 19, 2022
What is Speech Therapy? (feat. Mckell Smith) S5E33
Sep 12, 2022
When Things Don't Go Right (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E32
Sep 09, 2022
Chatting with My Autistic Son (feat. Emmett Gorski) S5E31
Aug 29, 2022
"Dear Parents" (w/Rob Gorski) S5E30
Aug 26, 2022
"One Dad's Autism Parenting Journey" (feat. Paul Cimins) S5E29
Aug 22, 2022
.....and the winner is (feat. Dr. Jason Kahn) S5E28
Aug 19, 2022
One Mom's Mission (feat. Tiffany Hamilton) S5E27
Aug 15, 2022
Confessions of a Depressed Dad (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E26
Aug 12, 2022
Missed Milestones (feat. Dr. Jason Kahn) S5E25
Aug 01, 2022
Presley's Place: A sensory reprieve inside Pittsburgh International Airport (feat. Bob Kerlik) S5E24
Jul 25, 2022
Feeling Guilty and Sensory Eating (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E23
Jul 23, 2022
Keeping Your Child's Support Team Up To Date (feat. Risa Stein PhD, MA) S5E22
Jul 18, 2022
Why Does My Kid Have Meltdowns After School? (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E21
Jul 15, 2022
Apologies To My Autistic Friends (feat. Rob Gorski) S5E20
Jul 12, 2022
Understanding meltdowns in less than 10 minutes (S5E19)
Jul 08, 2022
Raising Twin Autistic Daughters (feat. Jacqueline Carrillo) S5E18
Jul 04, 2022
Accepting the Diagnosis (feat. Dennis Procopio) S5E17
Jun 27, 2022
What is an IEP? (feat. Shelley Kenow) S5E16
Jun 20, 2022
Singer/Songwriter & Autistic Advocate (feat Cory Singer) S5E15
Jun 13, 2022
Parents Discuss Regressive Autism and ABA Therapy (feat. Eileen Lamb) S5E14
Jun 06, 2022
Kate Swenson: Autism, Parenting, Hope, and Healing (S5E13)
May 30, 2022
When your child needs acute residential care (feat Mike Rowley) S5E12
May 23, 2022
Tips for traveling with your autistic kids (feat. Dawn M. Barclay) S5E11
May 16, 2022
My Conversation with Temple Grandin (feat. Dr. Temple Grandin) S5E10
May 09, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Avoiding Parental Burnout (feat. Dr. Searcy-Pate) S5E9
Apr 25, 2022
Autistic Voices (feat. Sam Mitchell of Autism Rocks and Rolls) S5E8
Apr 18, 2022
Listening to Autistic Adults (feat. Dennis Procopio) pt1 S5E7
Mar 28, 2022
Parenting with Purpose (feat. Mitch Leppicello, LICSW) S5E6
Mar 21, 2022
How BrainyAct improves quality of life for autistic kids (feat. Dolly Lowery) S5E5
Mar 08, 2022
Tyson's Run (feat Actor Major Dodson and Writer/Director Kim Bass) S5E4
Feb 28, 2022
Tracto is a free app that helps parents better support their autistic kids (feat Augmental Technologies) S5E3
Feb 22, 2022
The Parent-Led Approach to ABA Therapy (feat. Amy Schroeder) S5E2
Feb 14, 2022
How active shooter and lockdown drills are traumatizing our kids (feat. Avery Hamill) S5E1
Feb 07, 2022
Stories from an IEP Meeting (feat. Dennis Procopio) S4E20
Dec 03, 2021
Making Interactions Between First Responders and Autistic People Safer (feat Janeé Harteau) S4E19
Nov 20, 2021
Helping Special Needs Kids Make Friends (feat. Emily Bruce from PeerKnect) S4E18
Nov 12, 2021
When your child is seriously injured at school (Feat. Dennis Procopio) S4E17
Oct 29, 2021
The Truth About Vaccines (Feat. Heather Brandt, Ph.D, St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center) S4E16
Sep 30, 2021
Relationships and Communication (Feat. Dennis Procopio of MAN-UP! Life Coaching) S4E15
Sep 25, 2021
Autism, Language Arts, and Women in Film (Feat. Corrie Duryee) S4E14
Sep 19, 2021
Why are men so hard on themselves? (Feat. Dennis Procopio) S4E13
Sep 10, 2021
The Working Mom Blueprint (feat. Dr. Whitney Casares) S4E12
Sep 02, 2021
Help with Meltdowns and Emotional Outbursts (Feat. Angela Gotz and Jessie Ragnio) S4E11
Jun 25, 2021
Helping Men Become Better Versions of Themselves (feat. Dennis Procopio) S4E10
Jun 06, 2021
Autism Dad and Author of "Not Sleeping" (feat. Alan Winnikoff)
May 21, 2021
Insanely Affordable Financial Planning for ALL Families (feat. Caleb Frankel of EarlyBird) S4E8
May 07, 2021
What to do when you suspect autism (feat. Dr. Emilee Valler) S4E7
Apr 23, 2021
Let's Talk About COVID and the Vaccines (feat. Dr. Webby of St Jude Children's Research Hospital and the WHO) S4E7
Apr 03, 2021
The Many Different Paths to Fatherhood (feat. Harma Hartouni) S4E5
Mar 12, 2021
Diagnosis Delayed (feat. Dr. Jeff Selman) S4E4
Feb 26, 2021
Dad's Talking Autism and Parenting (feat. Eric Rittenhouse) S4E3
Feb 19, 2021
Accessibility for Those with Disabilities (feat. Meegan Winters) S4E2
Feb 12, 2021
Talking to Dads (feat. Sacha Muller) S4E1
Feb 05, 2021
Surviving COVID and Getting Divorced S3E41
Dec 30, 2020
Parent to Parent (feat. Nikki Saunders) S3E40
Dec 13, 2020
I Wish More Dads Spoke Up Like This (feat. Ray Bracht) S3E39
Dec 05, 2020
Parent to Parent (feat. Bernadette Woldt) S3E38
Nov 20, 2020
Parent to Parent (feat. Tammy Seguin) S3E37
Nov 13, 2020
Parent to Parent (feat. Amy Nielsen) S3E36
Nov 06, 2020
Parent to Parent (feat. Lynn Esparo) S3E35
Oct 30, 2020
Goally is tech that helps kids manage their routine (feat. Sasha Shtern) S3E34
Oct 23, 2020
Parent to Parent (feat. Wendy Valente) S3E33
Oct 16, 2020
Sensory Processing Disorder 101 (feat. Varleisha Gibbs) S3E32
Oct 04, 2020
MAMAS Talkin' LOUD (feat. Cara Cooper and Jessica Rush) S3E31
Sep 26, 2020
Fitness At Home (feat Celebrity Trainer Oscar Smith) S3E30
Sep 21, 2020
Parent to Parent (feat. Amy Nielsen) S3E29
Sep 11, 2020
Homeschooling vs Online Learning: What You NEED to Know (feat. Annette Hines) S3E28
Aug 22, 2020
A Basket of Impossibles (feat. Carew Papritz) S3E27
Aug 13, 2020
How COVID19 Impacts the Autism Community (feat. Alycia Halladay) S3E26
Jul 31, 2020
Co-Parenting Through Divorce (feat. David Hill, MD, FAAP) S3E25
Jul 24, 2020
Welcome to The Autism Dad Podcast
Jul 22, 2020
Caring For The Caregivers (feat. Eileen Silverberg) S3E24
Jul 16, 2020
When Schools Are Closed (feat. Matthew Boulay) S3E23
Jul 10, 2020
The Struggle Is Real (feat. Amy Kelly) S3E22
Jul 03, 2020
Talking to Your Kids About COVID19 (feat. Kristin Canavera from St. Jude) S3E21
May 16, 2020
Stronger In The Broken Places (feat. Laurie Nadel, Ph.D.) S3E20
May 08, 2020
Helping Our Kids Survive COVID19 Lockdown (feat. Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D) S3E19
May 01, 2020
Meltdowns Managed (feat. Dr. Jason Kahn of Mightier) S3E18
Apr 25, 2020
ADHD, Anxiety, COVID19 and Trump (feat. Hazel McAdam) S3E17
Apr 24, 2020
Parent to Parent (feat. Melissa Winchell) S3E16
Apr 17, 2020
Autism COVID19 and Homework Oh My (feat. Alycia Halladay) S3E15
Apr 11, 2020
30 Days On Lockdown S3E14
Apr 06, 2020
Tech to Help Your Autistic Kid (feat. Aaron Shute of Brain Power) S3E13
Apr 03, 2020
Managing Depression on Lockdown S3E12
Mar 29, 2020
The Line Between Preparedness and Paranoia S3E11
Mar 25, 2020
My 11 Year Old Talks About Life On Lockdown (feat. Emmett Gorski) S3E10
Mar 20, 2020
COVID19 Update March 16, 2020
Mar 17, 2020
COVID19 Update March 14, 2020
Mar 15, 2020
Why Genetic Testing is Vital for Kids with Autism (feat. Lukas Lange of Probably Genetic) S3E9
Mar 13, 2020
Changing the lives of kids with critical illness (feat. Kate Mazelin of GKTW) S3E8
Mar 06, 2020
Shifting the Focus on Autism and Grief (feat. Taylor Linloff) S3E7
Feb 28, 2020
Autism Certified (feat. DoubleTree Orlando at SeaWorld) S3E6
Feb 22, 2020
Protecting the Affordable Care Act (feat. Peter Morley) S3E5
Feb 14, 2020
Autism when You're a Military Family (feat. Josh Gibbs) S3E4
Jan 31, 2020
The Science Behind Autism (feat. Alison Singer) S3E3
Jan 24, 2020
Vaccine Preventable Diseases (feat. Dr. Tara Smith) S3E2
Jan 11, 2020
The Facts About Vaccines (feat. Dr. Ryan Marino) S3E1
Jan 03, 2020
Autism and Wandering (feat. Sidra Collins) S2E11
Dec 20, 2019
All About ADHD (feat. Hazel McAdam) S2E10
Dec 15, 2019
Autism Healthcare Collaborative (feat. Sheri Marino) S2E9
Dec 06, 2019
Triumph and Tragedy (feat. Ethan Fisher) S2E8
Nov 29, 2019
Online Streaming Safety (feat. Brenda Bisner) S2E7
Nov 22, 2019
LifeTown (feat. Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum) S2E6
Nov 15, 2019
Adopt A (feat. Melissa Hruza) S2E5
Nov 08, 2019
Recognizing Adult ADHD (feat. Dr. John Kruse) S2E4
Nov 01, 2019
Living with Rare Disease (feat. Lindsay Fogarty) S2E3
Oct 25, 2019
Autisable (feat. Joel Manzer) S2E2
Oct 18, 2019
Navigating Divorce with Autistic Kids S2E1
Oct 12, 2019
Season 2 Update
Sep 07, 2019
Dr. Jason Kahn on managing meltdowns with Mightier (S1E12)
May 30, 2019
Emergency Hospitalization (S1E11)
Apr 20, 2019
Untethered From Reality (S1E10)
Apr 13, 2019
The 800 Pound Gorilla (S1E9)
Apr 02, 2019
Bittersweet Victories (S1E8)
Mar 21, 2019
Supporting Autistic Artists with Harish Bikmal (S1E7)
Mar 15, 2019
An Assault of Verbiage (Bonus)
Mar 09, 2019
Why Are Autism Parents Judged So Harshly? (S1E5)
Feb 22, 2019
What You Need To Know About Meltdowns (S1E4)
Feb 14, 2019
My Son Had His Wish Granted (S1E3)
Feb 08, 2019
The First 3 Things You Need To Do When Your Child is Diagnosed with Autism
Jan 27, 2019