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Please join me in welcoming Karen Pedevilla from IPAS. Karen is the Education and Trainer Director from Indiana's protection and advocacy center. Tune in and together we can make a difference!
Tonight's show is on Effective TBI Advocacy. I am starting to feel under the weather but hopefuly will feel better and be able to come on and do a live show. Togetheher as a community of survivors we can change the World around us and as I sit here nearly 30 Years after my first injuries ocurred I want to see major positive changes start happening NOW!!!!
I want my next few weeks of shows to be a cellibration of survival for 30 years and about the hopes and promise of the future!
Join us for a conversation on the change from transition age youth to adult and parental advocacy, with Rachel Mann, Esq., Staff Attorney at Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania.
We'll discuss the differences in waivers available to children and those that start at age 18, aging out of the child welfare system, and other changes that occur in the milestone years of adulthood for individuals with disabilities.
PA Independent Living Radio Show is brought to you every Friday at 12:00 pm EDT/EST by The Arc of Luzerne County. Please consider a donation in support of our work to help improve the quality of life for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families.
For more news and events of interest to the PA disability community, visit PA Disability News.
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It's that time of year when everyone is on the hunt for the school supply list, the teacher wish list; and, that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle backpack that Target had online but can't locate in the store (oh wait, that's MY challenge at the moment).
Seriously, this time of year for many is filled with excitement but for children who learn differently and their parents--there is often very little to be excited about as the fights about homework resume.
According to a 2010 report from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, nearly 2.4 million students are diagnoised with LD and receive special education services in schools.
For parents trying to navigate this educational maze to obtain help for their child, it is often described as the equivilent of attempting to climb Mt. Everest in flipflops.
What do you need to know to advocate effectively for your child? What is an IEP? Who is eligible for a 504 plan? Is there really a difference between a 504 Plan and an IEP? What are the first steps in the IEP process? Does it really speed up the process to get your child tested outside of the school system? What are some types of things you as a parent or guardian can ask to have included in the IEP? We're going to cover all of this and more!
If you have a child that you believe may need extra help in school to thrive then this show is for you!
We will have Licensed Psychologist Dr. Arcella Trimble as our guest to help navigate the waters on Educational Advocacy 101 for Parents and Guardians as well as blogger Karen Wesley Weaver.
Karen's blog, Confessions of An Asperger's Mom (http://confessionsofanaspergersmom.blogspot.com/) has been featured on Mamapedia and is listed on the Top Mommy Blogs http://www.topmommyblogs.com (yes, please go vote for Confessions of An Asperger's Mom).
Our conversation leads us to a discussion about saving our children and how to truly be a voice for their well being. We are seeing a shift in dynamics, our children are being targeted, arrested with heavy sentences for petty crimes. Targeted as social media stars by attacking one another and broacasting it and even murdered at the hands of yhe police. When do we say enough is enough? When do we start speaking up for those who are need advocates for them? Join me as I discuss the idea of child advocacy and how we can start saving our youth!
NASSP: SCHOOL PRINCIPALS
YOUR INVOLVEMENT IN GRASS ROOTS POLICY ADVOCACY
As a principal, how involved should you be in educational advocacy. Jacki Ball, NASSP Associate Director for Advocacy is our guest
Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING
Join #TeamChaplain (Host) Chaplain E. Jean Jones and (co-Hosts) LaShanda Lewis, Patrinal Smalls, Nancy Smith and Crystal Bates as they share what they have accomplished or beome more aware of since the beginning of the Fall Season (i.e. health, new goals, craeer, education...)
Each person will also share how they plan to improve in their area(s) of weakness.
Special Guest:Mioshi Johnson (founder of Pretty Smart Girl)
Tonight we welcome community leaders from the powerful movement of action, Fathers Advocacy, and bloggers from RaTedReaLTV.COM.
Who You Rock Wit?
As life in America becomes more and more perilous, we have to be sure that our village is functioning, and secure. Who You Rock With will set standards against faking. Cosign or cut off; no fence riding. Don't let our only narratives be from the lips of those that hate us. Upset the setup. You are who you rock with.
Join us Sunday night with our youngest Advocate, Savio Reyes.
I came across a video produced by Salvio of his experience at the Million Pibble March this past May on youtube and immedietely wanted him as a guest on The Pit Bull Advocate. Call in with your questions and comments!
Phone lines will be open at showtime 347-838-8615
Join Rev. E. Jean Jones, as the host of the Chaplain Morning Show along with #TeamChaplain (Patrina, Crystal, Nancy and LaShanda) as they discuss topics on advocacy for various causes and bring awareness to encourage support and community engagement. This week #TeamChaplain will share their experiences and send their thanksgiving to God and those who have deeply impact their lives positively. They will also send words of hope and encouragement to those who are experiencing tough times. For more information about #TeamChaplain visit www.kgcmradio.com
The ICAA Radio hosts get in depth on autism advocacy on tonight's show. How does apathy affect the community? How can fear hurt meaningful progress? Should the "autism community" unite?
Autism news of the week will also be discussed--including the Boycott Autism Speaks movement and the latest in ridiculous "autism treatment" news.
Want to be a part of the show? Send us an e--mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org with "ICAA Radio" in the subject line. The ICAA Radio also serves as an internship program for people with different abilities to gain meaningful job experience in many aspects of the production of a radio show, including but not limtied to; producing, marketing, writing, hosting, and editing for online radio.
The ICAA is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the advancement of autistic people and people with various differences. Our efforts are centered on advocacy, education and supports for people with autism and different abilities. The ICAA Radio show is a free public service program for the community we serve.
Have you ever wondered if your voice counted for something?
Join host Tami Neumann as she sits down in conversation with Kimberly Poston Miller, author of the book Living with Juvenile Arthritis: A Parent's Guide and JA Advocate. Tami and Kim will talk about the importance of being an advocate for your cause and the best ways to lend your voice to the cause.
Kim will discuss her time in Washington DC, to advocate for Juvenile Arthritis and other ways she has been advocating since the diagnosis of her children with JA.
Catch up on Kim's book by following her blog here.
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