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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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Peter Takes the Dog for a Walk

1/1/2021
Happy New Years Autastics! Kirk is in Hawaii, Graham is in Ottawa and Peter joins Graham live in studio/their parents spare room.

Duration:00:29:28

Another Gene Therapy Breakthrough and Graham Talks to Peter

12/18/2020
Graham tells Peter some disappointing news, we learn about a new gene therapy breakthrough and we meet autistic breakdancer Jamal Sterrett.

Duration:00:30:18

New Early Detection Breakthrough

12/11/2020
Kirk gets back from Ecuador and a new breakthrough in VERY early autism detection.

Duration:00:26:06

Should All Disabled Film Roles be Played by the Disabled?

11/24/2020
Graham and Kirk discuss the backlash over the singer Sia casting a neurotypical actor in the role of an autistic person.

Duration:00:30:16

Your letters can encourage !

11/14/2020
Good news pod

Duration:00:37:48

Let's Talk About Bullying

11/4/2020
Kirk tells a funny story about Facetiming JJ at work and then we read an interesting article about bullying.

Duration:00:30:47

Final review, week of love on the spectrum.

10/29/2020
Final review, week of love on the spectrum.

Duration:00:33:29

Kirk Goes to Sweden and Graham goes to Canada

10/24/2020
Kirk flies to Sweden to see JJ and Graham goes to Canada to see Peter. LOTS of catching up to do...and poop to pick up.

Duration:00:35:43

Very sad new and important fire safety message.

10/11/2020
This week we lost an autism warrior and there is an important reminder about fire alarms.

Duration:00:31:14

Love On The Spectrum Ep. 4 Review

9/27/2020
Another week of Love on the Spectrum 4.

Duration:00:40:14

Love On The Spectrum Ep. 3 Revue

9/17/2020
In this episode, Peter gets a new role model, and the fellas revue episode 3 of Neflix's Love On The Spectrum.

Duration:00:28:33

Love On The Spectrum Ep. 2 Revue

9/10/2020
The boys review episode 2 of Netflix's Love on the Spectrum and relate it to their experiences.

Duration:00:28:30

New Therapy and a Call From JJ

9/6/2020
Theres a new therapy on the horizon that shows great promise. Not a miracle fix but something interesting for sure. Also, for the first time ever, JJ calls!!!

Duration:00:23:17

Love On The Spectrum Ep. 1 Review

8/22/2020
On this episode Graham and Kirk review Netflix's new hit show Love on The Spectrum.

Duration:00:30:25

Masks On a Plane and Marijuana

8/13/2020
A mother and her son with autism are banned from an airline for not wearing a mask and can smoking marijuana during pregnancy cause autism?

Duration:00:24:33

Can Anesthesia Cause Autism/?

8/6/2020
Trouble with JJ, Peter is mad at Graham and can Anesthesia cause autism? We interview an co author of a article that says there may be some correlation.

Duration:00:27:19

Does Having a Sibling With Autism Make You Better?

7/23/2020
Peter promises not to drink so much and Graham relates to an article/makes it about him.

Duration:00:27:16

Bad Cop but also Good Cop

7/14/2020
Peter might be closer to getting his job back and two opposite stories about Autism and the police force. We end it happy though. Don't worry.

Duration:00:26:09

Mom Returns Adopted Autistic Son

7/6/2020
A Youtube influencer adopts a child with autism and RETURNS him???? Also, there's new developments in autism neurotherapy.

Duration:00:28:22

Police interactions with people with Autism

7/5/2020
One mans struggle to educate the police on his sons autism.

Duration:00:33:21