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Ray White Opens Up About His Journey as an Autism Dad (S1E9)

In this week’s episode, we dive deep into an enlightening conversation with Ray White, unraveling the intricacies of his journey as a father of a child with autism. We discuss the unique experiences and emotions that have shaped him, shedding light on the resilience, strength, and love required in his role. Our candid chat reveals the transformative lessons he’s gleaned from his journey, which are sure to resonate with many. This insightful dialogue amplifies the often unheard perspectives of fathers. So tune in, because this conversation not only enriches our understanding but also emphasizes the pivotal role of fathers in advocating for autism awareness and acceptance.

About Ray:

Ray is a 42-year-old father of 3, living in Northeast Ohio. Ray is not only a devoted husband and dad but also an entrepreneur. Navigating the challenges and joys of parenthood, his unique journey includes raising his youngest son, Raymie, who is on the autism spectrum. Sharing this incredible journey with his supportive wife, Nikki White, well-known for her influential podcast ‘Raising Raymie,’ they form a formidable duo in their commitment to their family and autism advocacy.

About Rob Gorski and the Special Needs Ohio podcast:

Rob Gorski is a single Dad to three amazing autistic boys and Found and CEO of The Autism Dad, LLC.

Connect with Rob Gorski: https://listen.specialneedsohio.com.

Social Cipher:

I’m really excited to share a great new video game we just played in my house, called Ava and it was created by a company called Social Cipher. Social Cipher’s mission is to represent and empower Neurodivergent youth by teaching self-advocacy skills and self-confidence through Social Emotional Learning. 

This amazing game follows Ava, an autistic space pirate, as she navigates her way through social challenges, self-doubt, and connecting with her community. Ava is helping kids in over 220 schools and therapy centers across 6 countries build the social-emotional skills they need to better navigate everyday life.! 

Social Cipher is excited to share that they have just released a brand new game mode, called World Builder. World Builder lets players design and create their own fantasy world while exploring the building blocks of social-emotional learning. It’s time to design a world with your own creative and adventurous spirit whether it’s building a home, a pirate ship, or anything else you can dream up! 

Visit https://www.socialciphergame.com/ and use the code: theautismdad to get 15% off and start playing today!

Quiet Mind:

Introducing The Original Weighted Pillow by Quiet Mind, a revolutionary solution for those seeking relief from anxiety, stress, and the symptoms of ADHD and sensory processing disorder, commonly associated with autism. The Original Weighted Pillow offers a huggable, compact and improved alternative to traditional weighted blankets.

Created by Mikey Goldman, who has long struggled with ADHD and anxiety, The Original Weighted Pillow is designed to act as a companion, especially for kids. It’s super easy to grab and go, so, it’s always there when you need a boost of calm. The Original Weighted Pillow provides a personal hug, acting as a tool to promote calmness whenever you need it. Unlike bulky weighted blankets, this ultra-soft pillow is easy to move, and won’t cause you to overheat or feel claustrophobic.

The Quiet Mind Pillow utilizes the science of Deep Pressure Stimulation (DPS), delivering the same emotional, cognitive, and physical benefits as a weighted blanket. It offers a compact, portable, and versatile solution for anyone seeking a natural way to unwind. It is particularly beneficial for children with autism, ADHD, or sensory processing disorder. The Quiet Mind Pillow is like a stress ball for your body, providing relief and relaxation. Just Hold it, hug it, and quiet your mind. 

For more information, visit onequietmind.com and use the code “theautismdad” at checkout to save 15%

Sponsored By Special Needs Living