182. To Tell or Not to Tell; The Autism Disclosure Dilemma

podcast May 02, 2024

In Episode 182 of Not Your Average Autism Mom Podcast, we explore the complexities of sharing your child's autism diagnosis with others. This episode addresses the tough questions that arise as well as the conversations that may come up.

Host Shannon Urquiola navigates the intricacies of disclosure, discussing when, why, and how parents should share this information with family, friends, and caregivers. Drawing from personal experiences and expert insights, Shannon offers practical advice for handling this sensitive topic.

Listeners will gain valuable insights into the potential benefits and challenges of disclosure, as well as strategies for managing both positive and negative reactions from those they confide in. From dispelling myths to navigating meaningful conversations, this episode highlights the importance of autism awareness and understanding within our inner circles.

Join us as we unravel the autism disclosure dilemma and empower parents to make informed decisions that best support their child's unique journey. Tune in for heartfelt discussions, expert tips, and compassionate guidance on this vital aspect of the autism parenting experience.

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