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Quirky and Autistic Parenting Podcast

Nov 30, 2022

Description : The emotional impact of a child’s autism diagnosis can affect parents in many ways. Samera and Hayley discuss post diagnostic support and share listeners’ correspondence on the matter. They outline the social model of disability and Hayley reads a personal powerful letter to her pre diagnosis...


Nov 16, 2022

Understanding autism has changed over time from the internal neuroscience definition to the external early development definition, and all points in between. Labelling a child is a personal parental choice, Samera and Hayley discuss the advantages and disadvantages. The diagnosis process, from who is responsible, to the...


Nov 2, 2022

Samera and Hayley in their inaugural episode discuss the ’shape of family’ and answer listeners' questions. How do I know if my child is autistic? What are the common signs of autism? What causes autism? What sensory needs should you look out for? Share your food photos and stories in Quirky & Autistic Parenting’s...


Sep 21, 2022

If you are new to autism and parenting, the first series of the Quirky and Autistic Parenting podcast is just for you. It’s about ‘the shape of family’ and is a funny audience–driven show for parents and autism professionals alike! Samera and Hayley, both parents to autistic children, answer your fundamental...