Strongman Robert Obert on Working With Disabled Kids

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  • Jham Jhams
    Jham Jhams  3 days back

    Beautiful. You just need to know how to work with them. Exactly. It is one of the hardest fields anyone can work in, and Robert shows the understanding that a good deal of youth workers don't have. I love how he talked about the forgotten children that are misunderstood and with understanding are able to connect. They connect when people who work in care try to understand. This made my day.

    • bubbah671
      bubbah671  4 days back

      Hardest job in the world .

      • kevin thomas
        kevin thomas  6 days back

        I work in the field and nothing has changed let me tell you

        • ElectroVybez
          ElectroVybez  6 days back

          She had vertigo.....I sometimes have those same “falling”....feeling. The herb DEFINITELY help me with that.

          • Estrada603
            Estrada603  6 days back

            That autistic girl's mom probably tool gabapenton while pregnant it causes nerological disorders like feeling like youre falling all the time

            • Ethan Estalilla
              Ethan Estalilla  1 weeks back

              Please correct the title. You missed the “s” in his name.

              • joshuapedro3780
                joshuapedro3780  1 weeks back

                Good man, so glad he mentioned the special needs community. It's the most ignored and mistreated community in the nation. Mainly because not to many people know about what a day in the life of a special needs family is like.

                • Cray2TheZ
                  Cray2TheZ  1 weeks back

                  God bless Robert Oberst! Great guy!

                  • Donald Wilson
                    Donald Wilson  1 weeks back

                    This dude is like a buff ass action bronson. Heart of gold too

                    • Curtis Austin
                      Curtis Austin  1 weeks back

                      Great guy. The type of guy that would beat your ass, then give you a hug and some band-aids. You’re alright with me, sir!

                      • History Eraser Button
                        History Eraser Button  1 weeks back

                        In 8th grade D.A.R.E. officers came and talked to my biology class about how one hit of marijuana can make your heart explode ..

                        • Eric Ford
                          Eric Ford  6 days back

                          Bro our school officer thinks weed can make you murder someone

                      • Joshua Mulroney
                        Joshua Mulroney  1 weeks back

                        I always find it odd that people on steroids are concerned for their health. Kinda strange

                        • jon paul
                          jon paul  1 weeks back

                          I game with a doctor and pharmacist, and they both agree that if you are careful with how you administer them (clean needles, good technique), and limit your cycles to a responsible amount, that the dangers of steroids are vastly overblown. Can't speak from person experience though.

                      • Julian Lang
                        Julian Lang  1 weeks back

                        This dude actually seems pretty cool! He reminds me so much of a friend of mine that died a few years ago.

                        • shaymc1977
                          shaymc1977  1 weeks back

                          Just goes to show you can never judge a book by it's cover.hes a nice man with a big heart.

                          • David Hill
                            David Hill  1 weeks back

                            Joe: Any of those kids vegan by chance ?

                            • Jacob Rattin
                              Jacob Rattin  1 weeks back

                              I’m currently a case manager (QIDP) for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism. Oberst seems like a great, genuine, group home worker who could establish rapport with the individuals. I would love to have him at one of our groups homes. He’s absolutely right about knowing how to work with each individual. Too many times workers give up on them when they get frustrated with maladaptive behaviors. But they just need the right combination of therapeutic help. They’re the most beautiful humans who exist and have given me more meaningful experiences than I could have ever imagined possible.

                              • jon paul
                                jon paul  1 weeks back

                                People with disabilities are not the "the most beautiful humans who exist", get outta here with that nonsense. They absolutely deserve to be treated like everyone else, and that includes not putting them up on a pedestal for something they didn't choose.

                            • Donja Aboukhezaima
                              Donja Aboukhezaima  1 weeks back

                              I always say that people react differently to CBD and THC. Some people need THC, others CBD. But the msm as big pharma and its paid puppets love to claim that THC is the bad thing in cannabis and why it should stay illegal.

                              Shut the f up with that nonsense!

                              Those parents are horrible for caring about the dumb opinion of others than the care of their child. That she doesn't feel like that all the time!

                              • Mingzhao Xu
                                Mingzhao Xu  1 weeks back

                                Obert does things that are extremely difficult for the average person; that's a gift.

                                • jamie lahugh
                                  jamie lahugh  1 weeks back

                                  I love this dude!

                                  • Eric06410
                                    Eric06410  1 weeks back

                                    Robert seems like a great person

                                    • Ray Rocco
                                      Ray Rocco  1 weeks back

                                      God Bless Oberst ! Great Guy, Sincere and explains stories in a Humble way ! Wish him Good health and wealth in life !!

                                      • Mike
                                        Mike  1 weeks back

                                        These giants have hearts of gold! Who in the world could thumbs down this vid?!

                                        • gord whalen
                                          gord whalen  1 weeks back

                                          I like Robert Obert

                                          • Peter Main
                                            Peter Main  1 weeks back

                                            Watched Robert several times at strongman events on TV, always seemed like a narcissistic jerk. Then I listened to this podcast...dude's alright. Good luck with future competitions.

                                            • Jerome White
                                              Jerome White  2 weeks back

                                              ah the story of the little girl made my heart almost break at first. anyone wondering it's most likely a neurological condition possibly something to do with the inner ear or the connections within the nervous system dealing with the perception of motion

                                              • markdf87
                                                markdf87  2 weeks back

                                                Obviously seen Rob lift and him being in Brian Shaw's videos but this is the first time I have heard him just talk. Comes across as a great guy

                                                • Corey Staton
                                                  Corey Staton  2 weeks back

                                                  A lot of strongmen are like this. They should be looked up to like football/basketball players and it’s sad they aren’t even on live tv

                                                  • Joe Jones
                                                    Joe Jones  2 weeks back

                                                    Yeah they seemed to have gotten better. Now it's like they reward the good behavior

                                                    • UrbanOutlawsSk8Co
                                                      UrbanOutlawsSk8Co  2 weeks back

                                                      I imagine most humans would feel safe next to Robert, especially if he likes you. Not only caring, but a guy that lifts fucking trees for fun.

                                                      • gary alvarado
                                                        gary alvarado  2 weeks back

                                                        My kid is autistic, non verbal. I can vouch that it’s very difficult for everyone involved.

                                                        • ROBIONE
                                                          ROBIONE  2 weeks back

                                                          I go to the gym a lot but this guy is so much stronger than me that it would be the equilavent of me vrs a child

                                                          • Nathan Hernandez
                                                            Nathan Hernandez  2 weeks back

                                                            There used to b a video online back in the day of arnold swarzenaeger smoking a joint. He sed it gave him focus.

                                                            • jon paul
                                                              jon paul  1 weeks back

                                                              He also used steroids, and got his ugly ass maid pregnant when he was married to a Kennedy. Arnie might not be the best person to point at when it comes to advice.

                                                          • Boxing Supraves
                                                            Boxing Supraves  2 weeks back

                                                            Robert Oberst was that hard to spell right?

                                                            • David Smith
                                                              David Smith  2 weeks back

                                                              Good guy and great guest!

                                                              • Toversnol
                                                                Toversnol  2 weeks back

                                                                Man this guys heart is at least ten times out of proportion as his body. I think he's Amazing!

                                                                • Henry Oreng
                                                                  Henry Oreng  2 weeks back

                                                                  Joe “don’t hammer nails with a saw” rogan

                                                                  • Aftab Bukhari
                                                                    Aftab Bukhari  2 weeks back

                                                                    Lovely human being.

                                                                    • JC Fitz
                                                                      JC Fitz  2 weeks back

                                                                      notice how "strong men" don't' really have an ego
                                                                      when you have confidence you don't have to be a dick.

                                                                      • Flip_ orean
                                                                        Flip_ orean  2 weeks back

                                                                        dudes a strongman and seems like a down to earth guy

                                                                        • Ogrim Doomhammer
                                                                          Ogrim Doomhammer  2 weeks back

                                                                          I've smoked a indica and felt like I was on a roller coaster for a few mins.

                                                                          • rosselliswilkinson
                                                                            rosselliswilkinson  2 weeks back

                                                                            Joe"you can abuse tools"Rogan

                                                                            • MrMighty147
                                                                              MrMighty147  2 weeks back

                                                                              Imagine being a 10 year old girl being held by this mountain. Hell I would like to be held by this jolly giant know.

                                                                              • SpringCactus
                                                                                SpringCactus  2 weeks back

                                                                                Gave her CBD, not THC

                                                                                • SpringCactus
                                                                                  SpringCactus  2 weeks back

                                                                                  UrbanOutlawsSk8Co yea there are different effects, THC for pain typically in cases of late stage cancer patients, but for other cases it’s typically isolated CBD oil

                                                                                • UrbanOutlawsSk8Co
                                                                                  UrbanOutlawsSk8Co  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Not necessarily, it depends on the condition. THC has different effects than CBD

                                                                              • Vin Man
                                                                                Vin Man  2 weeks back

                                                                                The gentle giant ur awesome bro

                                                                                • brad logan
                                                                                  brad logan  2 weeks back

                                                                                  great guy

                                                                                  • Cord Cantrell
                                                                                    Cord Cantrell  2 weeks back

                                                                                    More people are coming around I believe but still the problem lies within the stereotypes (pot heads) and people claiming it cures everything from a skin rash to cancer. So for the people out there trying to get more people on board for legalization of marijuana, quit claiming it cures everything when there is no proof and you or the people you hangout with shouldn’t look like your living in you moms basement while telling everyone information on marijuana that you got of YouTube.

                                                                                    • JJBlazinvsTheWorld
                                                                                      JJBlazinvsTheWorld  2 weeks back

                                                                                      My son has that type of Autism he always looks like he's going to fall, had so many head injuries but now because of CBD and THC it's hlped alot...

                                                                                      • UrbanOutlawsSk8Co
                                                                                        UrbanOutlawsSk8Co  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Awesome, i hope he continues to improve everyday for the rest of his life.

                                                                                      • madchad77
                                                                                        madchad77  2 weeks back

                                                                                        thats great hope all is well.

                                                                                    • Kosmo Kramer
                                                                                      Kosmo Kramer  2 weeks back

                                                                                      alot of the biggest scariest people are the nicest most caring respectful people