Jenn Jordan has always loved talking about her life with her son Jakob, who has autism. Here, she shares all the feels that come along with sharing space with someone who is different. It’s the journey they’ve taken together, finding ways to connect, love and laugh through all the challenges. At its core, this podcast isn’t just about parenting autism, it’s at the heart of the human experience that we all share.

Listen to the At Home with Autism Podcast on the Q102 mobile app, here on WKRQ.com or wherever you get your podcasts.


Latest Episodes

Episode 24…A Big Weekend (with Jakob)

He’s trying to tell me something. I have no clue. I can’t help. But I try. I can’t imagine how hard this must be for him. His whole life. All…

Episode 23…Grass on Tuesday

I pull out the manuscript of the memoir I wrote 8 years ago. This is Chapter 27. It’s a conversation that Jakob and I had about snow and grass that…

Episode 22…Let Him Speak (with Jakob)

Apraxia. The disconnect between the brain and the body. The brain wants the body to do something and the body does not cooperate. Jakob experiences a good dose of apraxia…

Episode 21…Changing the World

I share a speech I gave a few years ago to a big group of special needs parents and caregivers. It’s the speech that made me want to do a…

Episode 20…What a Trip

Jakob wanted to talk about our trip to New York to see his doctor and our hiking adventure in Watkins Glen. He had a lot to say in this episode,…

Episode 19…How We Do Christmas

Decorations, presents, and church. Attempts to feel ‘normal” and letting that go. And always putting the relationship first.

Episode 18…Grandma's Surgery (with Jakob)

Changes in schedules and routines can be tough for everyone, but especially for someone on the spectrum. Jakob loves the predictability of his routines. After a lot of hard work…

Episode 17…the Future, a Mama's Dream

The future is really terrifying for parents of special needs children. What happens when I die? Where will they live? Where will they work? What will they do with their…

Episode 16…To the Doctor (with Jakob)

Every year we make a trip to Red Hook, New York to see Jakob’s doctor. We do our best to make it fun…and hopefully what we have planned this year…

Jenn chats with author Liane Holliday

Liane Holliday, author of “Pretending to Be Normal,” will be at the GE Aviation Learning Center on March 10 from 6-9:30pm to talk about her book and what it’s like...

VIDEO: Meet Sam the Dancing Barista!

I wanted to share this beautiful story with all of you. Sam has autism and is a barista in Toronto. Thanks Ellen for sharing with the world! (-Jenn) If you...

Reel Abilities Film Festival

There’s something really cool coming to town and I’m very excited to be a part of it.  It’s the Cincinnati Reel Abilities Film Festival March 9-16, the largest national film festival...

"Mom Talks"...January 22, 2013

So excited for the new Q102 website and the new blog!  And so excted to start writing about Jakob again… He’s dong so great, I couldn’t be any prouder.  He’s...

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It’s been 16 years since we received my son Jacob’s autism diagnoses. I didn’t know where to go, who to turn to, I certainly didn’t know what kind of therapies and interventions I should try.

Now thanks to the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati, there is a local live helpline that you can call right here, right now, called the Cincinnati Autism Connection. They will connect you with a family who is living with autism. They’re going to help you figure out which treatments are best for you and your family, so please take full advantage of it. Call 513-561-2300 or learn more at Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati.

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