Every week, the Special Needs Podcast Roundup brings you brand new episodes of podcasts that discuss topics that are relevant to parents of children who have special needs. You can listen to the podcasts while you are driving, or while you are doing other tasks around the house. Listening to a podcast is a great way to learn something new.
The Parents Journal has an episode that was released on February 13, 2012. This episode is called “Practical Tips for Parents Who Work From Home”. It features Leslie Spencer-Pyle, an expert on how to manage a home-based career or business with young children in the family. Many parents of children with special needs work from home, in order to help care for their child. This episode might have some good advice.
The Coffee Klatch has an episode that was released on February 14, 2012. This episode is called “Carter Lee A story of survival over child sex abuse”. Carter Lee is the author of a book called “Jonathan Cried For Me”. It tells his story of struggle and redemption. He was sexually abused as a child. His book brings hope for parents of kids who have been victims of sexual abuse. Children can grow up and overcome those horrible experiences.
Hope Saves the Day released episode number 105 on February 13, 2012. This episode is called “Raising Resilient Children with Autism Interview with Dr. Roberts Brooks Ph.D”. Dr. Robert Brooks and Dr. Sam Goldstein discuss their new book, that is designed to be used to help children who have autism spectrum disorders. The full title of the book is “Raising Resilient Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Strategies for Maximizing Their Strengths, Coping with Adversity, and Developing a Social Mindset”
The Mayo Clinic has an episode that was released on February 17, 2012. This episode is called “Hearing Aids”. Mayo Clinic audiologist Dr. David Hawkins talks about hearing aids.
CNN has an video with Dr. Sanjay Gupta that was released on February 13, 2012. In this episode, Dr. Gupta speaks with Kyle Maynard, who is a congenital quadruple amputee. Kyle recently summited Mt. Kilimanjaro.
CNN has an episode of “Food For Thought” that was released on February 13, 2012. Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with a fourteen year old high school student named Maya who appeared in the controversial Anti-Obesity campaign called “Being fat takes the fun out of being a kid”. She was featured in the ad called “It’s hard to be a little girl… If you’re not”. Her high school principal speaks about how schools are funded, and how uneducated children make unhealthy food choices even when presented with healthy foods.
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