Every week, the Special Needs Podcast Roundup scours the internet to bring you brand new episodes of podcasts that discuss things that are relevant to parents of kids who have special needs. This makes it easy for you to quickly find an interesting podcast to listen to, whenever you have the time.
The Mayo Clinic has an episode of “Medical Edge Radio” that was released on March 7, 2012. This episode is called “Why Not Hearing Aids?” This episode features Mayo Clinic Dr. David Hawkins. He discuses when it might be time to consider getting hearing aids.
Hold the Gluten released episode number 48 on March 8, 2012. This episode is called “Gluten-Free Road Trip”. In this episode, they talk about Making Tracks for Celiacs, Maureen’s allergy testing, and a gluten-free recipe contest. They also go over some listener email, and give listeners a sneak peek into their gluten-free road trip.
Hope Saves the Day released episode number 107 on February 27, 2012. This episode is called “Interview with The Creator of Imagifriends D.J. Svoboda”.
This episode features Daniel John Svoboda, who is 24 years old. He was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder when he was three years old. He created the Imagifriends that live in a place called “Imagiville”. Everyone there helps and cares for each other. He has created the Imagifriends coloring book for children.
Hope Saves the Day also has an episode that was released on March 4, 2012. This is episode number 108, and it is called “Interview with Marc Zimmerman, Founder of the Social Express!”
Marc Zimmerman is the CEO and founder of “The Social Express”. It is interactive software that helps kids with autism, ADD, and other life challenges to gain social and emotional learning skills. Those skills are challenging for kids with an autism spectrum disorder or ADHD.
The Power of Moms released episode number 30 of on March 3, 2012. This episode is called “Parenting Children with Special Needs”.
This podcast features an interview with Mary Jenkins, who is the mother of two young children who have autism. She shares her favorite resources for children with autism, describes how The Power of Moms has helped her to create more structure in her family, and provides encouragement for all mothers who are having similar parenting experiences.
SpecialChronicles has an episode that was released on March 10, 2012. This episode is “SpecialTalks04: Catholic Youth Ministry Group”. The episode features a talk that Dan, the host of the podcast, gave to the youth ministry high school teens at his church.
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