GPS Advocacy

GPS Advocacy

United States, EnglishMoms and Family

Brought to you by Gloria Perez-Stewart, parent of a teenager with autism, disability advocate, and a community organizer. Perez-Stewart interviews parents, advocates, and attorneys and also includes experts with general areas of interest to parents: special education, special needs planning and general disability information.

On-Demand Episodes

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Robert TJ Thurston of Thurston Law Offices, has been practicing law for 26 years and hasbeen a solo practitioner for the last 7 years. He has had general practices in Illinois, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and has won several large trials.... more
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Jolene Philo is the daughter of a disabled father and the mother of a child with special needs. After a 25 years as an elementary teacher, she left education in 2003 to write and speak about special needs. Since then her articles have... more
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Gloria interviews Dawn Osborne, Executive Director or POCWASN, a community organization dedicated to improving the lives of caregivers of people with disabilities by providing respite and support.
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Gloria talks with Dr. Amy Griffitths of Advance LA about their programs for teens and young adults on the autism spectrum.
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The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) is one of the world's largest and most successful organizations treating children with autism, Asperger's syndrome, PDD-NOS, and related disorders using state-of-the-art therapy. CARD... more
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Kristina Chew is a Classics professor; mother of a teenage son, Charlie, who's on the moderate to severe end of the autism spectrum. She is also a translator and teacher of Latin and ancient Greek; a blogger, formerly at My Son Has... more
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Janet Grillo is an Emmy Award winning producer, an Award winning writer and director, and a former Studio Executive. In 2007, Janet was Executive Producer of the esteemed documentary AUTISM: THE MUSICAL, with Bunim Murray... more
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Kathryn Burke is the creator of LD Experience. She is married with two children; her eldest son is a gifted teenager with learning disabilities, ADHD and other health challenges. An active volunteer and education advocate, Kathryn... more
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I interview Joann Collins, author of Disability Deception and mother of two adult children with disabilities. Joann's style is one I admire and we talk about her honesty about relationships schools have with parents. You can find her at... more

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