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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.

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.
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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Building a house for a boy with Autism and Movie going options?

7/28/2018
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Kirk is building a house in Ecuador for a boy with Autism. Shout put Chris Franklin the bloke from Australia. Peter is going to a family reunion.

Duration:00:28:10

Building a house in Ecuador for a boy with autism

7/21/2018
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This week we build a house for a boy with autism. This family is a single mom, 7 children. Four boys and three girls. One of the boys is severely autistic, has ms, and epilepsy . We are going to build this family a house! You can get involved. ALL OF YOUR AUGUST PATREON DONATIONS GO TO BUILD THIS HOUSE! Love you guys.

Duration:00:28:59

Tools to measure autism stress and Brain fingerprints

7/14/2018
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Tools to autism stress and your brain fingerprint. Graham's telling us about traveling to Philly.

Duration:00:34:25

It's probably not your fault. Also can Stimming actually help?

7/7/2018
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NPR covers stimming. Also let the guilt go, it probably not your fault .

Duration:00:25:10

"Medicine" to help symptoms of autism?

6/27/2018
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Swedish talk?

Duration:00:29:18

Father's day episode and Peter calls in.

6/17/2018
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This week we talk about Fathers days and Peter calls in.

Duration:00:36:34

JJ destroys his computer, Andreas Forsland stops by, and Graham does like apples and

6/14/2018
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JJ's computer is almost toast, Graham is on the high see, and we have an interview. This week we interview Andreas Forsland the CEO of a Company called Cognixion. The app is Speakprose. It will be available in the Apple App Store soon. http://www.cognixion.com/speakprose/ FAQ: It's free to download and use all the basic conversational features including: - Academy - a group of chatbots that simulate different real world social scenarios for practicing communication using...

Duration:00:30:58

Accessibility live from Apples App development conference

6/7/2018
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This week Kirk travels to WWDC for interviews: What’s new from Apple - Sarah Herrlinger, director of accessibility programs at Apple - Sarah shares the latest accessibility tech features available to the ASD community. - Discussion about why Apple is so focused on accessibility. - Insight on the importance of designing products for users of all abilities. App Development for the Autism Community - David Niemeijer, CEO of AssistiveWare (maker of Proloquo2Go) - In addition to being...

Duration:00:35:37

Zinc and Copper levels in teeth? And antiepileptic drugs and their affect on autism.

6/4/2018
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Scientists can measure the level of zinc and copper in teeth and can tell a lot about Autism. Also we talk a little about the connection of epilepsy and autism. Planning a vacation for JJ so we can repair the floors and wall. Graham gets a new nickname. Pete is watching the dog this week.

Duration:00:22:40

Elaine Hall from the Miracle Project!

5/28/2018
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This week we have Elaine Hall who created the Autism Musical. A documentary was made of it that was nominated for an Emmy. She also wrote the book, Now I see the moon.

Duration:00:29:27

Cave drawings are my people with Autism?

5/15/2018
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This week we discuss people with Autism benefiting society from the very beginning. Art work done by people with autism?? Also Graham hosts an event and JJ is getting wood floors.

Duration:00:26:55

Battle of the sexes!

5/8/2018
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This week Jill Escher talks about having the difference between having a boy and girl with autism. She has a girl and boy with autism and talks about the differences.

Duration:00:28:39

Julia from Sesame street is on TV. Also Graham is in the #1 movie!

4/29/2018
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Julia the Sesame Character from their online website transitions to the big screen. Also Graham is in the #1 movie in the country!

Duration:00:23:28

Pro Baseball player with Autism signed!

4/24/2018
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Pro Baseball player with Autism signs with the Royals. Reggie Sanders was integral in putting together a program for people with autism. Also a Chicago genetics study allows you to participate in a new study.

Duration:00:37:05

Studies on pain receptors and Peter calls in.

4/18/2018
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New studies into pain receptors and Peter calls in. Honestly this just highlights the need for more research.

Duration:00:27:28

NBA making adjustments and also your Letters

4/9/2018
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Letter we get letters, we get lots and lots of letters. Rooms in the NBA for people with Autism.

Duration:00:33:32

Whose autism diagnosis gets overlooked the most?

3/23/2018
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Whose autism diagnosis get overlooked the most? Also JJ loves his Spark and Peter tries lemon water.

Duration:00:28:33

How does Autism affect sleep?

3/17/2018
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This week, we talk about how does autism affect sleep. Also a podcast says, Feral children from accient times were children with autism? Also should Kirk but a motorcycle?

Duration:00:30:06

What does High functioning mean?

3/12/2018
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This week we cover an article from a mother who refuses to call her son high functioning.

Duration:00:26:19

ASD life expectancy? 36 years old?

3/5/2018
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This week we talk about life expectancy of people who are severely ASD.

Duration:00:26:56