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Month: July 2019

Listen to @autismdads on the Adventures in Autism Podcast!

A little while ago I had a long overdue chat with Megan for her amazing podcast “Adventures in Autism”. Check out the episode below and be sure to follow her on Facebook and Instagram and listen to ALL her awesome content on any of your favorite podcast platforms! EPISODE DETAILS“Today I’m chatting with autism dad, Tim, all about his journey with his son, Rafa. Tim and I connected on Instagram through his account @autismdads. Tim started the account as a way to connect with and educate the autism community (himself included!) from a dads perspective. Tim saw that parenting in…

Activist, Astronaut, Athlete? I just want my son to speak!

DISCLAIMER: I wrote this just over 2 years ago (July 5, 2017), before the word “Autism” had ever been spoken in our house. I was reflecting on the big dreams of a first-time father in comparison to the more realistic wants of a parent hoping to hear their kid speak. My first-born doesn’t speak. To be fair to him he actually can’t speak. He has been in Early Interventions since he was 4 months old, delayed in many aspects of his development. We’re still working towards an official diagnosis for his speech delay but all signs point to developmental apraxia (aka Childhood…