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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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May 10, 2021

Peter returns to the podcast to discuss his work on improving his conversation skills. Also, Kirk is sick. 

May 4, 2021

Ep. 255: This week we talk diagnostic labels. Jill Escher interviews Alycia Halladay in part two of this series.

 

Apr 23, 2021

This week Graham is sleep deprived and grumpy and, not coincidentally, Kirk reads a article about the links between Autism and sleep deprivation. 

Apr 16, 2021

Peter makes a bargain, and Kirk and Graham discuss an article about interior design for people with Autism. Pretty cool!

Apr 6, 2021

Ep. 252: This week Dr. Alycia talks about frogs and we love it.  Crisper is a game changer

Mar 26, 2021

Have you had the sex talk with your loved one with Autism?

Mar 24, 2021

Holy crow 250 Episodes! So crazy. Also, big drama on Peter's zoom chat. Thanks to all our listeners. 

Mar 20, 2021

Graham Kay and Kirk Smith discuss having loved ones with autism. 

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. 

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