Autism Parenting Challenges and Strategies (S7E24)

In this episode of “The Autism Dad” podcast, Rob Gorski welcomes Lisa Candera, also known as The Autism Mom Coach. Lisa, a solo mother of a teenage son with severe autism and OCD, is a practicing attorney and certified life and grief coach. She shares valuable insights and practical strategies to help parents navigate challenges such as meltdowns, sleepless nights, and sensory issues. Join us for actionable advice and heartfelt encouragement on creating a supportive environment that fosters growth and resilience for you and your child.

About Lisa Candera:

Lisa Candera, The Autism Mom Coach, is a solo mother of a teenage son with severe autism and OCD, a practicing attorney, and a certified life and grief coach. Over the past four years, she has faced intense challenges, including her child’s severe aggression and hospitalizations. These experiences inspired her to pursue certifications in life and grief coaching and create a program for autism parents. Through her coaching program and weekly podcast, Lisa shares her wisdom and practical strategies, offering guidance and support to families navigating autism parenting. Her insights have helped countless families manage the complexities of raising a child with autism.

To learn more about Lisa:

– Website:

– Facebook and Instagram: @theautismmomcoach

– Podcast: The Autism Mom Coach Podcast

About Rob Gorski and The Autism Dad podcast:

Rob Gorski is a single Dad to three amazing autistic boys and the Founder and CEO of The Autism Dad, LLC. Multiple award-winning blogger, podcaster, content creator, social media influencer, and respected public figure for the last 15 years.

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