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The parents of Bryce share their autism journey with stories about their five year old son who was diagnosed with ASD at age two. The podcast is designed to connect with families who have been touched by autism and families who want to learn more about their world. You'll learn all about how they deal with day to day challenges and how you might apply it to your own life. It also sheds light on the Mommy and Daddy perspective of parenting on the autism spectrum. Find our podcast on all of the popular platforms including iTunes. Also, follow our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube pages. Our website includes helpful resources on a variety of topics.

The parents of Bryce share their autism journey with stories about their five year old son who was diagnosed with ASD at age two. The podcast is designed to connect with families who have been touched by autism and families who want to learn more about their world. You'll learn all about how they deal with day to day challenges and how you might apply it to your own life. It also sheds light on the Mommy and Daddy perspective of parenting on the autism spectrum. Find our podcast on all of the popular platforms including iTunes. Also, follow our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube pages. Our website includes helpful resources on a variety of topics.
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United States

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The parents of Bryce share their autism journey with stories about their five year old son who was diagnosed with ASD at age two. The podcast is designed to connect with families who have been touched by autism and families who want to learn more about their world. You'll learn all about how they deal with day to day challenges and how you might apply it to your own life. It also sheds light on the Mommy and Daddy perspective of parenting on the autism spectrum. Find our podcast on all of the popular platforms including iTunes. Also, follow our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube pages. Our website includes helpful resources on a variety of topics.

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English

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Episodes

E18: How Do You React When Another Child is Being Mean to your Child?

6/22/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! In this episode, we talk about our visit to Kennedy Space Center - the fun that we had as well as Bryce's encounter with a couple of kids who were not very kind ... We also talk about some AMAZING communication breakthroughs Bryce made this past week, as well as a very disturbing self-inflicting new behavior. This autism journey...

Duration:00:54:01

E17: Budget Friendly Summer Fun Ideas (Daddy's Summer Camp)

6/15/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! In this episode, we talk about our summer activities with Bryce. Although we would like Bryce to have social activities, we are not comfortable leaving him without us to attend Vacation Bible Schools. Not this year ... And the camps we reached out to were not comfortable with him attending without us due to his autism. Given these...

Duration:00:48:04

E16: ASD Travel Tips for Disney World's Magic Kingdom

6/7/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! In this episode, we talk about their visit to Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida with Bryce. We share some tips and highlights of our magical day! Ride List: The Magic Carpets of Aladdin Seven Dwarfs Mine Train The Barnstormer Tomorrowland People Mover Tomorrowland Speedway Astro Orbiter Thunder Mountain...

Duration:00:51:13

E15: Our Top 5 ASD Parenting Challenges

5/29/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! In this episode, we talk about our top five parenting challenges ranging from Bryce's inability to have conversations to discernment for discipline. Parenting autism has very few constants and frequent changes that present major hurdles. New behaviors constantly emerge while insurance services and/or therapists change. Another...

Duration:00:52:24

E14: Mother's Day Special Edition: Chris Interviews Sandy

5/13/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! In this episode, Chris interviews Sandy about talks "Motherhood" on Mother's Day. Her journey has not been an easy one. After two miscarriages, she finally held her baby boy in her arms ... Shortly followed by another parenting roller coaster of Bryce's near death experience of a grade IV brain hemorrhage and his journey of...

Duration:00:53:46

E13: Traveling tips: TSA screening assistance + Railroad experiences in the Heartland

5/6/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! In this episode, we talk about our recent trip to America's Heartland. We share valuable TSA travel tips for traveling with people on the autism spectrum. We also share a couple of ufun train destinations, Bryce's National Park Access Pass, and how planning created a fabulous travel experience for our little family! CLICK HERE...

Duration:00:57:27

E12: Bryce's Behaviors: Understanding Comes Before Change

4/19/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! This episode has a lot of conversation about non-typical behaviors. We are trying to understand why Bryce is chewing on his fingers and shirts excessively. We also talk about the continued struggle for Bryce to give his friends personal space and no kisses. We also share out VERY EXCITING news: We received approval for Bryce's...

Duration:00:56:41

E11: The Challenge of Teaching Bryce Personal Space

4/12/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! This episode is about helping Bryce understand personal space and emotions. It's our current headline in our home as we try to find tools to help Bryce understand how to appropriately interact with his friends. He is beginning to understand emotions and is also beginning to feel affection for classmates. This is awesome! BUT he...

Duration:00:46:58

E10: Dealing with Depression while Parenting Autism

4/5/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! In this episode, we are vulnerable and talk about how depression visited our home after Bryce's autism diagnosis. We candidly discuss how we continue to overcome the sadness and find joy. It's not always easy, but we do our best every day as we ride this emotional roller coaster ride. You can follow us on our Facebook page,...

Duration:00:55:40

E9: IEP Meeting (Part II) + TACA Conference + Atlanta Adventures

3/31/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! This episode is about our most recent adventures which included attending our first TACA convention and Bryce's Atlanta ferris wheel and Children's Museum adventures. We also discuss iep meeting (Part II) with our final plan for finishing ESE Pre-K and beginning Kindergarten in a general education classroom with support in August....

Duration:00:44:24

E8: IEP Meeting (Part I) + Bryce's Construction Site Adventure

3/17/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! This episode is about our most recent adventures which included Bryce operating a bulldozer and excavator on a construction site! We also discuss iep meeting (Part I - We ran out of time and will meet again later this month). It's never easy to hear that your child continues to be significantly delayed when tested by...

Duration:00:43:59

E7: Tips for VIsiting the County Fair + Bryce sings his Grandparents Songs! ☺

3/5/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! This episode is about last week's adventures which included Grandparents Day at Bryce's school. With a little bit of negotiating, we were able to get him to sign both songs into the microphone for the podcast! We also had a trip to the Emergency Room (mysterious allergic reaction), more insight to how autism affects our marriage,...

Duration:00:42:24

E6: ADHD Diagnosis, Marriage Tips, and More Parenting Autism Insight

2/25/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! This episode is about Bryce's new ADHD Diagnosis, IQ testing, and the impact of autism on our marriage. We also talk about a recent incident and the reminder of Bryce's vulnerability as he ages and becomes increasingly different from his peers. In this episode, we mentioned a few links that we want to add to the notes. The...

Duration:00:56:17

E5: Our Visit to Tampa: Glazer Children's Museum + The Florida Aquarium

2/9/2019
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who was diagnosed with autism at age two and now five years old. His pure joy makes this world a much better place! This episode is about goals we have set for Bryce and ourselves for 2019. We also recap our January highlights which include a visit to Glazer Children's Museum and The Florida Aquarium, both in Tampa, Florida. In this episode, we mentioned a book that Sandy is reading that has been very enlightening. "Uniquely Human: A Different...

Duration:00:38:08

E4: How We Create Christmas Joy Not Holiday Stress

12/14/2018
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who is now five years old and makes this world a much better place! This episode is all about Christmas at our home ("The Colter Hotel" - listen to Episode 3). As Bryce continues to develop in his language and understanding, we are able to begin new traditions and feel the Christmas joy in a whole new way! In this episode, we mentioned the charity that donated Legoland admission tickets and parking to our family as a very kind gesture that...

Duration:00:43:02

E3: Bryce's Cute and Quirky Behaviors - Laughter instead of Tears

12/3/2018
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who is now five years old and makes this world a much better place! This episode is a discussion between us is more lighthearted as we talk and laugh about some of Bryce's quirky and cute behaviors. He views our every day world through a different lens that we find to be fascinating, occasionally frustrating, and often quite funny. You can follow us on our Facebook pages, Parenting Autism, to see stories, pictures, and videos of our autism...

Duration:00:46:05

E2: Building Bryce's Team

11/27/2018
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who is now five years old and makes this world a much better place! This episode is a discussion between us about the steps taken to build and continue building Bryce's team of doctors, therapists, and teachers to help us on this autism journey. You can follow us on our Facebook pages, Parenting Autism, to see stories, pictures, and videos of our autism journey. You can also contact us through our email: parentingautism@att.net ** Note: I...

Duration:00:45:52

E1: The ASD Diagnosis

11/17/2018
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Bryce is a funny, mechanical, HAPPY little guy who is now five years old and makes this world a much better place! This episode is a discussion between us about our parenting journey that led us to Bryce's autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. After recovering from a grade 4 brain hemorrhage the day after his birth, Bryce seemed to be well on his way to beating all of the odds that were against his recovery. And then, he began to regress ... And in April 2016, Bryce was diagnosed with...

Duration:00:42:58