Presley’s Place: A sensory reprieve inside Pittsburgh International Airport (feat. Bob Kerlik) S5E24

Today’s show is all about inclusivity and how important it is to provide equal access to travel for all people. My guest today is Bob Kerlik. Bob is Vice President of Media Relations at Allegheny County Airport Authority, and he’s here to talk about Presley’s Place. Presley’s Place is a massive, state-of-the-art sensory room inside Pittsburgh International Airport. This is the story of how it all got started.

Guest Bio:

BobKerlikis vice president of media relations for the Allegheny County Airport Authority and executive editor of Blue Sky News.Bobhas more than 15 years of experience in communications, including a dozen years as a reporter at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Duquesne University, where he later served as an adjunct instructor and advisor for the university’s student newspaper.

Learn more about Pittsburgh International Airport and Presley’s Place:

Host Bio:

Rob Gorski is a single Dad to three amazing autistic boys as well as Found and CEO of The Autism Dad, LLC. Multiple award-winning blogger, podcaster, content creator, digital marketer, social media influencer, and respected public figure for well over a decade.

Connect with Rob Gorski:


Mentioned in this episode:

Learn More About SuperBill

SuperBill provides a hands off concierge service that helps you understand, navigate and utilize your out of network insurance benefit. I know how hard it can be to schedule, manage, and get our kids to all of these appointments. Why not let super bill handle the auto network piece. They work directly with your private pay care providers. Submit super bills, provide rejection resolution, and track claims and reimbursement from your insurance provider.

SuperBill is affordable at less than $20 a month per family. And as an exclusive offer for my listeners, visit that’s And use the code “theautismdad” to get your first month free.

Visit SuperBill

Learn More About Tracto

Tracto is a free app that is all about empowering parents to better understand and meet the unique needs of their kids with autism, ADHD or anxiety. Tracto does this by easily allowing for the collaborative tracking of behaviors over time.
Parents can invite teachers or anyone else they want to help document behavioral changes. Not everyone sees the same things because every environment is different. Being able to document behaviors in realtime, prevents having to pull from memory later on, making it more accurate, and reliable information.

Tracking things like sleep patterns, medication-related behavioral changes, behaviors in the classroom, or anything else that parents of these amazing kiddos need to keep an eye on, can be challenging. Simply put, Tracto makes it easy.
All tracking and collaboration functions to this app are completely free.
They also offer affordable online courses, taught by leading experts if you’re interested in learning some new parenting skills yourself. They’re short videos that will teach you new parenting approaches and help you gain more insight into your child.

You can get more information about Tracto at Or check out the Google Play or Apple app store. Use the code “theautismdad” at checkout and save 30% off your online course order.

Visit Tracto

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.