Once a week, the Special Needs Podcast Roundup brings you brand new episode of podcasts that discuss topics that are relevant to parents of children who have special needs. Podcasts can be excellent resources of information.
The Parent’s Journal released an episode on January 23, 2012. This episode is called “Camps for Children with Physical Disabilities”. This episode is hosted by Dr. Kristi Sayers Menear, who is a Certified Adapted Physical Educator who offers creative play ideas for children with physical disabilities.
Coffee Klatch has an episode that was released on January 23, 2012. This episode is called “Kidlutions with Wendy Young”. They help families find help with problems that children, kids, students, and parents face with behavior attitudes, anger, anxiety, depression, grief, divorce, moving, and relocation.
Coffee Klatch has another episode that was released on January 23, 2012. This episode is called “The DSM-V and Asperger’s Syndrome and PDD”. Guests on this episode include Dr. Temple Grandin, Rebecca Banks, and Diane Kennedy, (authors of “Bright not Broken- Gifted Kids ADHD and Autism”). They talk about the upcoming changes to the DSMV and how it could affect children and adults on the spectrum.
Mayo Clinic has an episode that was released on January 18, 2012. This episode is called “Kids and Allergies”. Mayo Clinic Dr. James Li talks about allergies and children.
Autism Radio is the home of “Hope Saves the Day”. They released a new episode on January 23, 2012. This is episode number 102, and it is called “Live From Miami Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Conference”. The episode was recorded on location, in Miami, at the conference.
The Whole Child Podcast has an episode that was released on January 12, 2012. This episode is called “The Future of Assessment”.
In this episode, they discuss “the future of assessment and how the current accountability model must evolve from one that is punitive, prescriptive, and often overly bureaucratic to one that is truly learning driven, informative, promotes supportive learning communities and cultures of continual improvement, which rewards achievement.” You might consider this to be a part two to their episode called “Assessment 101”.
Need Project has an episode that was released on January 14, 2012. This episode is called “Insight for Living with Colleen Swindoll Thompson”. She is the Director of Special Needs and Disability at Insight for Living. This ministry is about “bringing hope to those whose lives have been turned upside-down”.
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