Parental As Anything is an ABC podcast about all things parenting, touching on mental health, disability, sex and consent, tantrums and loads more!
The podcast is presented by Maggie Dent, one of Australia’s most reputable authors and educators. Dent is an advocate for kids and parents alike and is known for her practical approach to parenting for real-world parenting dilemmas.
Talking to parenting experts from around the world, Dent discusses proven and practical solutions to everyday parenting challenges along with valuable tips that will make you the best parent you can be.
EPISODE: Parenting Autistic Kids
One in 70 people in Australia is autistic, so chances are you’ve had an experience with Autism. As a spectrum, it’s not a straight line — and no two children with Autism have the same characteristics.
Autistic music therapist Allison Davies tells Maggie Dent the world can be challenging for autistic kids, but better understanding their panorama of strengths and aspirations will allow them to flourish.