This is the final episode of Season 6. Kelly and I reflect back on 2023 and what our autism parenting journey’s have been like this year. Kelly talks about her daughter being diagnosed with autism earlier this year and how she’s navigated some of the challenges associated with that. We some of the things 2023 brought into our lives and what we’re looking forward to in 2024. Also, Kelly’s daughter Aria, pops in for short but incredibly adorable interview at the end. Prepare to smile. 🙂
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Rob Gorski, a devoted single father to three incredible autistic sons, is the Founder and CEO of The Autism Dad, LLC. As a multi-award-winning blogger, podcaster, content creator, and influential social media figure for over a decade, Rob continues to share his family’s journey, providing insights, resources, and support to the autism community.
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Learn More: Mightier
Mightier is a biofeedback-based video game platform that teaches kids to self-regulate emotionally. This leads to a significant reduction in meltdowns and parental stress. It’s backed by science and has helped over 100,000 kids learn to regulate their emotions. For more information, the latest reviews/updates as well as current discount codes, visit theautismdad.com/mightier.
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Learn More: Goally
The Goally tablet is focused on fostering independence in kids without the distractions of ads, social media, or potentially harmful content. Unlike Kindle and iPad tablets, Goally’s Tablet exclusively features educational apps like Khan Academy, Duolingo ABC, and Starfall, and is entirely controlled by parents. Goally’s Kids Calendar helps kids with things like task management. Kids also learn life skills through video classes and pre-made routines, enhancing their independence.
For more information, you can visit getgoally.com and use the code “theautismdad” to save 10% off your order.
Learn More: Aceing Autism
ACEing Autism provides tennis programs for children on the autism spectrum aged 5 to 18, focusing on growth, social skills, and physical fitness. Tailored to individual needs with one-on-one volunteer support, the program includes weekend sessions and offers scholarships for accessibility. It aims to build confidence and social connections, with extended support available beyond age 18. More information can be found at https://aceingautism.org.