The Race to Crash My Autistic Son’s New Year’s Resolutions

by Kristi Vannatta My fifteen year-old son J.R. has autism. If you were to meet me for the first time you may ask where he falls on the spectrum and whether or not he is considered “high functioning.” A speedy answer is always tricky for me, because these days a parent is reluctant to describe… Read More

S2 E25 Unwrapped, Unraveled, & Unscripted

Like a gift you JUST found as you packed up your Christmas decor, the Disorderly Blondes Autism Podcast presents … a BONUS EPISODE! The wrap may be a bit wrinkled, but our gift of autism mom gab just keeps on giving. Join us as we emerge from the holi-daze and discuss the moments of tears, laughter, and blazin’ firefighters (yeah, really) that made up our holiday season. Read More

S2 E24 The Papis' Takeover: Tears, Fears, and Holiday Cheer

Move over Father Christmas.

The Papis are baaaaack and SLEIGHed it as they interviewed a couple of festive, disorderly, blonde autism moms. There’s snow way around BELIEVING the Disorderly Blondes’ season finale will deliver joy (and perhaps a few tears) to every podcast listening girl and boy!

Will these South Florida autism dads remain on the naughty list or did they prepare their own Santa “clause”? Turn those carols off and tune IN to find out if we should all be singing the praises of papis or gifting them coal.

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S2 E23: PLAY Time with Dr. Jennie

Dr. Jennie Troccio is an autism educator, consultant, DIR/Floortime provider, and founder of PLAY. She teaches the South Florida blondes that kicking off one’s heels can be the key to reaching children AND families dealing with autism. Read More

S2 E21 On Brand Blondes

On this episode, the blondes are “FALL”ing back, and ironically it’s rosé that helps their footing as they reflect upon homecoming, influencing, base running, and (sticker) swapping. Also, they see unicorns. Can this all be accomplished by remaining #onbrand? You’ll have to listen to find out! Read More

S2 E20 Therapeeds: Brainy in Davie

Dr. Julia Harper delivers H.O.P.E. to families willing to look beyond autism symptoms and make the “smart” move toward her brain-based therapy model. Dr. Harper’s Therapeeds Family Center, located in Davie, Florida, is an enviable space buzzing with bass (yes, she’s all about that bass) commitment, and evidence-based, hard-a** work with children, young adults, and beyond. Read More

S2 E19 ¡Trico Tri!

Prepárence for our scariest episode yet. Poltergeists aside, blonde screams are 100% audible. Tune in to hear us conjure Halloween horror tales from the crypt while unearthing enough survival tips to make your ears bleed. Have no fear though- no listeners will be left behind to check the basement alone! Que horror! Read More

S2 E18 Guardianship & Gold Diggers

Estate planning is MUY IMPORTANTE, but where does a special needs parent even start? Hint: we have special financial planning needs!‍

Enter Douglas Vogel, Special Needs Estate Planner and special needs PARENT. If he can break the process down so the blondes can understand, then anyone* can. Read More

S2 E15 Back to Cool

Much like the Jonas Brothers’ smash summer hit,

lately the blondes have been feelin’ so COOL.

Their kids are back to school.

They’re stoked about their Season 2 debut.

But OOH, they still have to get to the dreaded carpool.

Dammit, they WERE feelin’ so cool, cool, cool, cool (they’re fools).

Listen to alllll the foolishness as the blondes recap their South Florida days of summer and kick their boys to the school curb.

It’s back to pencils, back to books, back to podcasts and autism too.

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S1 E14: Que Calor! (Summer Bonus Episode)

Catch up with what the South Florida Disorderly Blondes (Autism Podcast) have been up to, and if you want an even 🖐🏽 tan 🖐🏽, listen to the very end for Season 2 & 3 SPOILERS! Read More