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Graham Kay and Kirk Smith are two comedians living in Los Angeles. Kirk has a teenaged son with Autism and Graham has an autistic adult brother. Together they talk about the lighter side of living with and coping with autism.

Autastic: A Comedians Guide to Autism Kirk Smith & Graham Kay

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.5 • 380 Ratings

Graham Kay and Kirk Smith are two comedians living in Los Angeles. Kirk has a teenaged son with Autism and Graham has an autistic adult brother. Together they talk about the lighter side of living with and coping with autism.

    New Signs! And Peter calls in ❤️

    New Signs! And Peter calls in ❤️

    New Autism signs and Peter calls in.

    • 24 min
    Autastic 270

    Autastic 270

    Peter doesn't want to be a movie star and we read an article about how some parents don't like having their child's condition being called a blessing. 

    • 33 min
    New autism event in Jersey with Cindi Gelormini

    New autism event in Jersey with Cindi Gelormini

    Ep. 269: This week Cindi Gelormini stops by and talks about the event she put on in New Jersey.
    https://www.amazon.com/Robbies-World-SPECTRUM-Adventures-Book/dp/163221847X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3FLSAFQMUZKNR&dchild=1&keywords=cindy+gelormini&qid=1634970563&sprefix=cindi+gelormini%2Caps%2C173&sr=8-1
    https://www.facebook.com/Robbies-World-Robbie-and-Me-Autism-Reality-105343508144282 

    • 28 min
    Peter Asks A Girl Out

    Peter Asks A Girl Out

    In this episode Peter asks out a girl..well sort of, Kirks daughter is having trouble connecting to his son and Israeli defense forces are using autistic people to man their computers. 

    • 31 min
    Disco balls fun?

    Disco balls fun?

    Ep. 268

    • 28 min
    Google's Autism Hiring Mandate

    Google's Autism Hiring Mandate

    Google has pledged to hire more people with autism but do the other neurotypical employees need training on how to to deal with them? 

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
380 Ratings

380 Ratings

AwMorty ,

Supportive

At the end of each podcast Kirk says: you can do it! Having a severe kiddo, I need to hear this each week. Thank you!

CarSLP ,

Professional perspective

I really appreciate this podcast. As a speech language pathologist it is not only informative, the podcast sheds a human light on autism. It has given me a glimpse into the lives, triumphs, and tragedies, of families with loved ones with autism. I feel like it has helped me professionally and personally as I work with students with autism.

calvinish ,

Horrified.

Neither of the hosts are autistic! Neither of them are “living with and coping with autism”, so why do they think this is their story to tell?! So inappropriate and ignorant. Also- what is “COPING with” supposed to mean?! Autism isn’t cancer

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