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  • Standing, Moving & Learning

    in Parents

    Join Sara Bingham, WeeHands Founder and author of The Baby Signing Book: Includes 450 ASL Signs for Babies and Toddlers, each week as she shares parenting tips, language development strategies, and the joys of connecting with your baby, toddler and/or preschool child.


    Since 2001, WeeHands has been an industry-leading children's sign language and language development program delivered through interactive, fun classes, as well as a line of tailored products. In 2014, WeeHands became part of Morneau Shepell’sChildren's Support Solutions, an organization that provides health-centered and educational services to children with differences to help them reach their potential.


    This week, Sara will chat with Stephenie Labandz, who is is a Physical Therapist for Robbinsdale Area Schools in Minnesota. Stephenie has a strong interest in assistive technology and is passionate about helping children of all abilities maximize their function and independence. On this show we'll chat about positioning, motor development, movement and learning.

  • Neurofibromatosis & Brain Impact on Recovery Now with Kim Justus

    in Health

    Cassey Blumenthal has Neurofibromatosis Type 1 as well as dyslexia which is common with NF. She was diagnosed at age 7 and currently there is no cure for neurofibromatosis. 


    Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that disturbs cell growth in the nervous system, causing tumors to form on nerve tissue. These tumors may develop anywhere in your nervous system, including in your brain, spinal cord and nerves. Neurofibromatosis is usually diagnosed in childhood or early adulthood. Dr Frederick Covington will join us to discuss therapies and assistive technology that he is creating. www.askdrcovington.com


    The tumors are usually (benign), but in some cases these tumors become cancerous. Effects of neurofibromatosis can range from hearing loss, learning impairment, and heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) complications to severe disability due to nerve compression by tumors, loss of vision and severe pain. Learn more about this disease that inflicts about 1 in 3000 people.


    This show is a gathering place for anyone seeking recovery from the challenges of life on life's terms. We discuss useful tools that have helped us lighten the load, of our journey through recovery. This is a "we" recovery program, because it is in the "we," that we find the new "me."


    We focus on the four A's of Recovery: Awareness, Acceptance, Action and Adaptation. This is a place for survivor's striving to become thrivers.


    The front half of show is a featured guest. to join us in the discussion. The second part of the show is Open Mic and some great Indy Music, sure to inspire! Host is Kim Justus, author of In a Flash: Miracles Here and Beyond found at www.inaflash.org & "Like" at www.facebook.com/inaflash.org and www.facebook.com/braininjuryradionetwork


     

  • 01:04

    Happiest Baby on the Block Author Talks Sleep

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    Sleep issues plague most new parents. How to get your child to sleep and keep them there. Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Harvey Karp, bestselling author of the wildly popular The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block, talks about his has a book, Happiest Baby on the Block Guide to Sleep. Dr. Karp is a pediatrician, child development specialist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the USC School of Medicine.


    For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/. 


    Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org. 


    If you enjoyed this show, we would very much appreciate you leaving us a review on iTunes. Either go to this website (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id266386337) or if you have iTunes on your phone, tablet or computer, simply type in "Creating a Family", click on Ratings/Reviews, and click on the # of stars. It only takes a moment and it really helps others find us. Thanks.


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  • 00:28

    Meet Rachel Dawkins, MD, FAAP

    in Business

    Join us as our host, Carol McDaniel, sits down with guest Rachel Dawkins, MD, our medical director and director of Clinical Experiences for Physicians in Training at All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine.


    Originally from the St. Petersburg/ Clearwater area, Dr. Dawkins completed undergraduate and medical school at the University of Miami. She moved to New Orleans for residency at Louisiana State University, where she also completed a year as chief resident. As a faculty member at LSU, Dr. Dawkins spent six years as an associate program director for the pediatric residency program. Dr. Dawkins is immediate past chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Young Physicians. Her research and interests are in advocacy, resident education and childhood obesity.


    Dr. Dawkins lives in St. Petersburg, FL. She is a huge football fan and loves exploring downtown St. Petersburg.


    To learn more about Dr. Dawkins and her position as medical director and director of Clinical Experiences for Physicians in Training, tune in Wednesday, August 5 at 12:30 p.m. EST. Remember to follow the backchannel on twitter! #ACHradio

  • 02:02

    Callywood After Dark Author Natalie Hodge "The Biggest BUT in the World"

    in Entertainment

    No one in Natalie's family knew what her profession would be when she grew up. One minute she had an interest in pediatrics and the next television journalism. She changed her career goals about as often as she changed her clothes. No matter what field she explored, one passion remained constant--helping people. Natalie has been highly successful at assisting people of all ages, educational backgrounds, ethnicities and interest areas find their paths to success and along the way, she's discovered so much about hers.


    The Biggest BUT in the World is her first book and is an honest and comical journey in personal development. Readers peek behind the curtain into Natalie's colorful history while utilizing her life observations, success tips and self-check assessments to begin their own transformation process. It's accessible, clever and loaded with amazing nuggets about how readers can eliminate the buts in their lives and start enjoying the beauty!


    Natalie currently lives in Los Angeles, California where she owns and operates several entrepreneurial ventures. She is a talented screenwriter with a number of feature film screenplays and television treatments in her catalog. When she's not writing, she's inspiring others to live a life of fun, freedom and fulfillment. As a result of her mentorship, people across the country have access to a lifestyle they previously believed was beyond their reach.

  • 00:21

    Dr. Pam Middleton on Expert Insights Radio!

    in Self Help

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    Viki Winterton interviews Dr. Pam Middleton!


    Pam Middleton is a medical doctor specializing in integrative pediatrics. Her pediatric patients refer to her as “Dr. Pam.” She has been practicing medicine since 1995.


    Several years ago, Dr. Pam was introduced to alternative medicine by a brilliant naturopathic physician, who then became her mentor. This began paradigm shifts that lead her to integrate her traditional medical training with alternative therapies so that she could provide patients with “the best of both worlds.”


    Dr. Pam received her medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and completed a pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit.


    She received a Diploma in Clinical Homeopathy from the CEDH, certification in Practical Applied Nutrition from the School of Nutritional Science, certification as a GAPS™ Practitioner and has attended numerous seminars for alternative medical therapies and procedures. 


     

  • 00:26

    A Day in the Life of Matthew Werling

    in Business

    Join us as our host, Carol McDaniel, sits down with guest Matthew Werling, our new pharmacy director at All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine.


    As pharmacy director, Matthew oversees all inpatient pharmacy services at All Children’s. His areas of interest include medication safety, pharmacy administration, general pediatrics and quality improvement. He has been with the hospital since 2013.


    Before joining All Children’s, Matthew worked at Cleveland Clinic Children’s as the manager of pharmacy. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Drake University in 2006 and went on to earn his MBA from Case Western Reserve University.


    Originally from the Midwest, Matthew lives in St. Petersburg, FL with his partner and their newly adopted baby boy. His favorite thing about living in Florida is the sunshine.


    To learn more about Matthew and the Pharmacy program, tune in Wednesday, June 3 at 12:30 p.m. EST. Remember to follow the backchannel on twitter! #ACHradio

  • 00:23

    Author Anne Redelfs on Write Now Radio!

    in Writing

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    Viki Winterton interviews Anne Redelfs! 


    Anne Redelfs is a retired psychiatrist who has been studying human beings for as long as she can remember. She has a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a medical degree from Tulane University, where she completed two years of residency in pediatrics and three years in psychiatry at Tulane-affiliated hospitals. However, she considers life her greatest teacher. She passes on this instruction to others that they too might learn to listen to their lives.


    In her book, The Awakening Storm, readers join Anne on her evacuation from her New Orleans home as Hurricane Katrina approaches and in the trauma of the ensuing levee disaster. In between story lines, they learn about post-traumatic stress disorder in layman's terms and the stunted psychological development that results from chronic, untreated traumatic experience. Most importantly, readers become practiced in helping to remedy these epidemic conditions - within themselves, within their relationships, and throughout society.

  • Empowering Nurses through Career Coaching

    in Health

    Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Nurse Emma Soy. Nurse Soy has her Bachelors of Science in nursing as well as her Master’s degree. As a graduate of North Park University and Liberty University, she carries 25 years of experience as a nurse. She began her career working in pediatrics and then began to expand her knowledge with various positions in the nursing field. After being exposed to different experiences, she became an advocate for patient care initiatives. She used her passion to provide top quality patient care and motivation to help fellow nurses develop more skills, Emma then began to focus on becoming a nursing career coach.  Although she was able to observe her patient’s health status improve, she gained much appreciation getting the opportunity to witness her fellow nurses improve on their clinical knowledge as well as develop better techniques so that they could become better nurses.

  • 00:57

    Dr. Harrison-Madu - The Nursing Experience

    in Health

    Dr. Harrison-Madu is currently the Acting Chairperson of Nursing and Allied Health Programs at Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey.

    Dr. Harrison lectures on topics nursing framework to include Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology, Maternal Newborn, Pediatrics, Medical Surgical Nursing and Mental Health Nursing.

    Dr. Harrison-Madu’s did her masteres thesis entitled “Improving Nurse Performance of Medication Administration Assessment in the Home Care Environment” and her doctorial dissertation entitled, “A Study on Nursing Student Experiences and Perceptions in Processing Information on Standardized Tests”.

    Dr. Harrison-Madu  can be reached at (973) 877- 1885 & madu@essex.edu and http://www.essex.edu/

    Join Ronald and guest Dr. Harrison-Madu on March 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM to share her view on the nursing profession of the future.

  • 02:59

    Everything w/KathyB, Dr. Julissa,Chef Oliver, Kristy McCarley & Sherry Collins

    in Entertainment

    Source Nation! Join us tonight for Healthy Cooking & Living


    6 pm. Chef Oliver is back at it again, delivering 2 budget friendly meals.  What's on the menu? Carmelized onions, goat cheese, herbs quiche and a Ceasar salad. Mouthwatering!  Tune in as Chef Oliver gives step by step instructions as to how to make these simple tasty dishes. At 6:15, be on the lookout for the slide show so that you can follow along.


    7pm Dr, Julissa (drjulissa.com)


    Our Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Julissa is back in the studio with Kathy B to share more information with us on how we canget healthy and stay healthy.


    8 pm Sherry Collins


    Sherry Collins is a  a masters-level registered dietitian nutritionist who specializes in converting the science of nutrition into bite-size nuggets for consumers and professionals.  Her professional experiences include nutrition communications, clinical pediatrics, professional writing, and working with individuals of all ages.  Sherry's areas of emphasis include food allergies and special diets.  Find her on Twitter as @DietitianSherry and online at SouthernFriedNutrition.com.  Sherry is active with her local and national nutrition and dietetics professional associations.


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