It is time, once again, for the Special Needs Podcast Roundup. This is where to find brand new episodes of podcasts that talk about topics that are relevant to parents of children who have special needs. The subjects could range from autism, to special education, to stories in the news, and more!
Raising Arizona Kids Magazine recently released a new episode. This episode is called “Jane Walton: Helping Families and Patients Share Their Stories”. The episode features an interview with Jane Walton, who is the senior media relations specialist for Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Part of her job includes acting as a buffer between families who are dealing with a severe medical situation and reporters from the media.
Coffee Klatch released an episode on May 27, 2012. This episode is called “Juvenile BiPolar Research Foundation – Dr. Demitri Papolos”. The Juvenile BiPolar Research Foundation is conducting studies in the field of phenomenology, neuroimaging, neuropsychological testing, and molecular genetics. Dr. Papalos and his team have given kids who have bipolar disorder, and their families, hope and promise.
Special Chronicles released an episode on May 17, 2012. This episode is called “SCP36: Meet SO Athlete Georgia Hunter”. In this episode, Dan interviews Georgia Hunter who is a friend and fellow Special Olympics Athlete Global Messenger. She talks about how she first got started in the Special Olympics, and as a Global Messenger. They also discuss the Adopt a Duck for Special Olympics fundraiser, and more!
Special Chronicles also released an episode on May 23, 2012. This episode is called “SPC 37: Meet SO Athlete Jim Morgan”. In this episode, Dan interviews Jim Morgan, a friend and Special Olympics Illinois Athlete Global Messenger. They talk about the sport Jim plays, how he got started as a Global Messenger, and more. Jim gives some encouragement to others who want to get involved in Special Olympics Athlete Leadership.
Hold the Gluten released an episode on May 18, 2012. This episode is called “Tell 5 Friends About Celiac”. In this episode, Vanessa talks about her upcoming trip to Italy for the CIBUS Conference and researches gluten-free travel options in Italy. The hosts point out that May is Celiac Awareness Month and ask that you tell five random people about Celiac. They also discuss Maureen’s gluten-free bread dilemma.
FAQAutism released an episode on May 25, 2012. This episode is called “End-of-the-School-Year-Blues”. This episode discusses how the changes in routine at the end of the school year can cause kids who have autism to withdraw or to have a loud, emotional, meltdown.
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