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Autastic: A Comedians Guide to Autism

Autism is not all gloom and doom. A weekly podcast about the lighter side of living with Autism. The Autastic Podcast is hosted by Graham Kay and Kirk Smith who are both 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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Mar 2, 2021

Author and Autism mom Amy Lutz is interviewed by roving reporter Jill Escher. Also, Graham tells a story about Peter sending out lonely e-mails. 

Feb 22, 2021

Also Peter calls in.

Feb 12, 2021

How will JJ get vaccinated and should people who are autistic get priority?

Feb 8, 2021

Peter misunderstands Graham's instructions and sends an interesting e-mail to his mom. Then he calls in to discuss. Also, informative article. 

Jan 25, 2021

Graham and Kirk  answer some listener fan mail. With questions like, when and how do you tell your neuro normative child that their sibling has autism? 

Jan 2, 2021

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

Dec 18, 2020

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

Dec 11, 2020

Kirk gets back from Ecuador and a new breakthrough in VERY early autism detection. 

Nov 24, 2020

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

Nov 4, 2020

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

Oct 29, 2020

Final review, week of love on the spectrum.

Oct 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. 

Oct 11, 2020

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

Sep 27, 2020

Another week of Love on the Spectrum 4.

Sep 17, 2020

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

Sep 10, 2020

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

Sep 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!!! 

Aug 22, 2020

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

Aug 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? 

Aug 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. 

Jul 24, 2020

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

Jul 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. 

Jul 6, 2020

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

Jul 5, 2020

One mans struggle to educate the police on his sons autism. 

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