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The Autistic Me Podcast

The Autistic Me blog launched in 2007. This podcast extends the blog and allows us to reach a wider audience. Episodes often feature autistic guests, speaking about their life experiences. 

Oct 12, 2021

Susan and I obtained a third-party neuropsychological evaluation for our oldest daughter, Leigh, to ensure she receives the public education supports mandated by federal law. Many parents don’t realize you can obtain and submit an independent evaluation to a school district.

What are the benefits of an independent...


Sep 28, 2021

A follower wrote: Do your children eat anything other than chicken nuggets? My child won’t eat fruits, vegetables, or most meats. It’s cereal, chips, and nuggets.

Susan and I are fortunate. The girls and I eat mostly healthy foods. Fruits, vegetables, roasted chicken, turkey, and most fish aren’t a problem. It...


Sep 15, 2021

Stop with the “Spoon Theory” metaphor. Allow me to choose my own metaphor for my lived experiences as an autistic with other disabilities. In this episode of The Autistic Me, I explain why cycling reminds me of life in general. Sharing the road with other people contributes to every cyclist’s anxiety. You never...


Aug 31, 2021

My name is Christopher Scott Wyatt and since 2007 I have been blogging as The Autistic Me. I launched this podcast during the 2017-18 school year.

I assume you’re listening to this trailer because you’re interested in autism. I certainly cannot imagine another reason you stumbled into a podcast named The Autistic...


Aug 17, 2021

Please let this end! Yes, it's yet another year of pandemic podcasting if we don't start enforcing mask mandates, social distancing, and vaccination. The Autistic Me loves the isolation, but I'm tired of the anxiety. Let's take responsibility for ourselves and our communities to end the COVID-19 experience. 

I fear that...