Each and every week, you can count on the Special Needs Podcast Roundup to bring you brand new episodes of podcasts that discuss topics that are relevant to parents of children who have special needs. Those topics could range from autism, to special education, to coping with chronic illness, and more!
Mayo Clinic has an episode that was released on May 8, 2012. This episode is called “Kids and Hearing Aids”. Mayo Clinic Dr. Cynthia Hogan discusses hearing aids for children.
Coffee Klatch has an episode that was released on May 14, 2012. This episode is called “Bright Not Broken – Twice Exceptional Kids” It is the first part of a series.
The episode includes guest Dr. James Webb, PhD., who established SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted Children), an non-profit organization that provides training, information, conferences, and workshops. The episode also includes Edward R. Amend, Psy.D., who is a clinical psychologist at Amend Psychological Services. It focuses on the social, emotional, and educational needs of gifted and talented youth and their families.
Hope Saves the Day has a new episode that was released on May 14, 2012. This episode is number 118, and it is titled “Acceptance vs Awareness”. The host discuss autism acceptance vs autism awareness, a highly debated topic that they feel needs to be discussed. In the month of April, some people were celebrating Autism Awareness Month, and others were celebrating Autism Acceptance Month.
Today’s Catholic News is the official web publication of the Diocese of Fort Wayne – South Bend, Indiana. They released an episode on May 6, 2012. In this episode, they talk about a new initiative of the diocese to serve students with special needs. It is one of many subjects covered in this episode.
FAQAutism has a new episode that was released on May 1, 2012. This episode is called “Refusing to Eat”. This episode discusses an issue that can come up for parents and caregivers of children who have autism. What can you do if your child becomes so attached to a certain cup, plate, spoon, or chair that he or she refuses to eat anything at all without it? Some advice is given in this episode.
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