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Group Homes and Shenanigans (S7E13)
Episodes with my kids Episode 1316th April 2024 • The Autism Dad • Rob Gorski
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Episode Summary:

In this insightful episode, Rob Gorski sits down with his eldest son, Gavin, who is autistic, to discuss the important and nerve-wracking journey of transitioning to adulthood. They delve into Gavin's experiences with job training, his first job, and the process of touring group homes as he plans his future.

Key Points Discussed:

- Transition to Adulthood: Gavin shares his progress and challenges as he navigates through important milestones like job training and exploring living arrangements.

- Touring Group Homes: Gavin talks about his criteria for a suitable group home and his feelings about touring such homes for the first time.

- Future Plans and Aspirations: Gavin discusses his aspirations to start a YouTube channel focused on gaming, aiming to build it as both a passion project and a safety net.

- Managing Health and Personal Interests: As someone who is immunocompromised, Gavin emphasizes the importance of living in a clean and healthy environment. He also shares how he wishes to include his future roommates in his YouTube gaming sessions.

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