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

Jul 30, 2020

Episode 47: Emotion Regulation in Children With ADHD and Autism With Guest Dr. Claire Thomas-Duckwitz

In this episode, we discuss emotion regulation in children with ADHD and autism. Guest Dr. Claire Thomas-Duckwitz discusses that emotion regulation means managing strong emotions. Emotions have two parts: the...

Jul 23, 2020

Episode 46: Advocating While Having Cerebral Palsy With Guest Win Charles

In this episode, we discuss growing up with cerebral palsy. Guest Win Charles is a CP advocate, retired education, writer, and podcaster for 3 podcasts. Win knew at age 6 that she was different from her peers, but she didn't know how. She was...

Jul 21, 2020

Episode 45: Combating Racial Discrimination In The Special Needs World

In this episode, we discuss discrimination and adversity against minorities in the special needs world and how to start combating discrimination. Guest Latasha Lewis experienced discrimination and diversity across all areas of maternal care and care...

Jul 16, 2020

Episode 44: Managing Overwhelm In Parenthood With Guest Laura Hernandez

In this episode, we discuss managing overwhelm in parenthood and putting systems in place to make special needs parenting more manageable. Guest Laura Hernandez has 10 children who live at home, and she homeschools many of her children. Three of her...

Jul 9, 2020

Episode 43: Managing Sensory Processing Disorder With Guest Erin Grujic

In this episode, we discuss sensory processing disorder and how occupational therapy can assist. Sensory processing disorder looks like different things in different people. Everyone, neurotypical or not, has different sensory preferences and it is...