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Thriving in the Midst of Chaos: Parenting With Special Needs Kids

Feb 27, 2020

Episode 24: Finding a Family Navigator with Guest Colette Cox

In this episode, we discuss family navigators. Colette explains that family navigators are people who can help you navigate through and find resources for your child who has special needs and for your family. They are people who can support you when no one...

Feb 20, 2020

Episode 23: Finding and Building a Village With Guest Amy Neilsen

In this episode, we discuss finding and building a village, otherwise known as a support network. Amy wrote her book at her lowest point of parenthood. She initially saw autism as an obstacle. She planned for her son to go to ABA for 6 weeks with...

Feb 19, 2020

Episode 29: Getting Kicked Out Of School

In this episode, we discuss getting kicked out of school. Benji's school initially stated that they were inclusive and wanted to work with us to make sure he was successful in preschool. However, as of this new school year, they have not been allowing the ABA therapists to do...

Feb 13, 2020

Episode 22: Managing Multiple Medical Conditions in Children With Guest Rob Gorski

In this episode, we discuss coping with managing your child's multiple medical conditions. Our guest, Rob Gorski, has 3 sons on the autism spectrum. Although they each have autism, their symptoms are all very different, and two sons have...

Feb 6, 2020

Episode 21: Outings With Kids

In this episode, we discuss how in the world to get out of the house with children with special needs. One of the problems is that each kid changes so frequently, that what worked a week ago, may no longer work this weekend. Going out somewhere is a lot of work. However, it is really a...