Every week, the Special Needs Podcast Roundup brings you brand new episodes of podcasts that discuss topics that would be relevant to parents of children who have special needs. There are podcasts that always focus on one particular special need, and others that focus on a wider range of topics.
The Coffee Klatch has an episode that was released on May 6, 2012. This episode is called “Child Mind Institute – Anxiety Disorders and OCD”. This episode features Jerome Bubrick, PhD, who is a nationally renowned cognitive and behavioral psychologist who specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. He is a pioneer in the cognitive-behavioral therapy treatment of children and teens with OCD and related anxiety disorders.
Special Chronicles released an episode on May 5, 2012. This one is called “Special Talks 10: Beebe Elementary School”. This episode has a talk that Dan gave to the students at Beebe Elementary Public school. He encouraged them to volunteer for the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby.
Special Chronicles also released an episode on May 7, 2012. This episode is called “SCP 35: Special InStudio CoHost”. Dan is joined by his first in-studio cohost. Georgia Hunter is a fellow Special Olympics Athlete Global Messenger. They talk about how she got started in the Special Olympics, why she wanted to participate, the sport she plays, and more.
Hold the Gluten released an episode on May 7, 2012. This episode is number 52 and it is called “Celiac Awareness Month”. This episode includes Vanessa’s description of her experience on a gluten-free round table discussion with Wolf Blitzer of CNN. Hosts Maureen and Vanessa talk about how it feels to be newly diagnosed with celiac disease.
Hope Saves the Day released episode number 117 on May 7, 2012. This episode is called “Interview with Donna Gates”. This episode features an interview with Donna Gates who is a nutritional consultant, author, and lecturer who helps people overcome candidiasis and other immune system disorders. Her book is called “The Body Ecology Diet”. The book has evolved into a complete system for rebuilding immunity.
NPR released an episode of “Talk of the Nation” on May 2, 2012. The episode is called “The Best Ways to Integrate Special Needs Students”. Host Jennifer Ludden talks with Claudio Sanches, NPR’s education correspondent. She also speaks with Thomas Hehir, former director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. They discuss the successes and failures of public schools that have made attempts to integrate students with special needs into mainstream classrooms.
PBS NewsHour released an episode on May 1, 2012. This episode is called “Newborns Addicted to Painkillers: Study Finds Troubling Spike in Cases”. The episode talks about the reasons why behind the rise.
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