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Thriving in the Midst of Chaos: Parenting With Special Needs Kids

Oct 15, 2020

Episode 59: Sky Full Of Stars: Battling Murphy's Law in the Special Needs World With Guest Meg Apperson

In this episode, we discuss coping with life when everything that could go wrong, does go wrong. Guest Meg Apperson's daughter Avery was diagnosed with craniosynostosis during the latter part of Meg's pregnancy. They...


Oct 8, 2020

Episode 58: Standing Strong For Your Child With Guest Jessica Barisano

In this episode, we discuss bumpy journeys to diagnosis and treatment, advocating for your children, and making lemonade out of lemons. Guest Jessica Barisano noticed differences in her son early on, but doctors thought it was just lactose...


Oct 1, 2020

Episode 57 : Opposite Ends of The Spectrum With Guest Michele Doss

 

In this episode, we discuss opposite ends of the special needs spectrum: from nonverbal to giftedness. Guest Michele Doss's oldest child is gifted, her youngest child has autism and epilepsy and is mostly nonverbal, and her middle child has...


Sep 24, 2020

Episode 56: The Invisible Disability With Guest Bonnie Wiscombe

In this episode, we discuss the unique challenges that come with kids who don’t “look” like they have special needs but still need extra patience and consideration. Guest Bonnie Wiscombe homeschools all of her 9 children. Her daughter Vivian has...


Sep 17, 2020

Episode 55: Diagnosis and Treatment Across The World With Guests Jao and Jyothi Tekwani

In this episode, we discuss we discuss growing up with disabilities in different countries and continents, and how that affects diagnosis and treatment, as well as the stigma related to having a disability. Guests Jao and Jyothi...