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

Oct 29, 2020

Episode 61: Transition To Adulthood Part 2: Employment, Socialization, Self-Regulation, and Daily Living Skills With Guest Dr. Matt Segall

In this episode, returning guest Dr. Mall Segall discusses the nitty-gritty of the transition to adulthood in teens and young adults with autism, including employment,...

Oct 22, 2020

Episode 60: Injustices Of Special Education For Dyslexia In The Time Of COVID With Guest Micki Boas

In this episode, we discuss dyslexia in the school system and distance learning for children with learning disabilities. Guest Micki Boas has two children with dyslexia. She was able to get her oldest son services through...

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...