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

Jan 28, 2021

Episode 74: Special Education Law During Covid With Guest Catherine Michael


In this episode, we discuss special education law during COVID. Guest Catherine Michael, a special education lawyer, discusses that IEPs and services should not look different during COVID and that all services still need to be provided,...

Jan 21, 2021

Episode 73: Special Education Services Across The World With Guest Jodi Samuels

In this episode, we discuss schooling across two continents for children with special needs. Jodi Samuel’s daughter Caila first began schooling in NYC schools, where she was provided with extensive services through the state. She was lucky...

Jan 14, 2021

Episode 72: Free and Appropriate Public Education With Guest Dr. Steve Jacobson

In this episode, we discuss evaluations, FAPE, LRE, nonpublic placements, and giftedness. Guest Dr. Steve Jacobson suggests that if a parent feels something is wrong in the schools, they should talk to the teachers, then request a...

Jan 7, 2021

Episode 71: Online Speech Therapy With Guest Leanne Sherred

In this episode, we discuss speech therapy in times of COVID for kiddos who are verbal or nonverbal. Guest Leanne Sherred created Expressable, an online speech therapy company, to provide easier access to speech therapy. Speech therapy online is very similar...