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Award winning, world renowned authors, psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians, advocates and respected children's foundations join us to help you better understand a special needs child.... and yourself. You are your child's best advocate - if not you then who - become an informed educated parent here at The Coffee Klatch.

Upcoming Broadcasts

GIFTED KIDS, ADHD, AND AUTISM: WHY TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN ARE STUCK AND HOW TO HELP THEM Hosted by Diane Kennedy and Rebecca Banks, authors of Bright Not Broken and The ADHD-Autism Connection with Dr Temple Grandin. Diane is the mother of three twice-exceptional sons who has spent over 18 years advocating for special needs children. Rebecca, a veteran educator who has spent nearly a decade teaching in inclusive classrooms, is the mother of two twice-exceptional children. Together, Diane and Rebecca will examine the issues around twice-exceptional children—that is, gifted kids with hidden disabilities such as ADHD, Asperger's/autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, and related conditions. Their unique perspective and fresh approach will help parents, educators, and healthcare professionals understand who these kids are, why they're stuck, and how to help them. In a time when the diagnostic system is in flux and education is under fire, this program will look
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On-Demand Episodes

Dr Russell Hyken joins us to discuss Residential Therapeutic Placements psychoeducational evaluations and how to choose the best setting for your special needs child

Dr Valerie Hu Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology George Washington University has developed a biomarker screen and biology-based therapeutics based on gene expression. This novel approach has been used to... more

Deborah McNelis Information On The Importance Of Brain Development In The Early Years and how to Provide It For Your Children. Deborah is the creator/owner of braininsights, a presenter, and a brain development specialist.... more

The Judicial Event - Here Come The Judges! 9:00 pm est "Judge Alex Ferrer and Judge Glenda Hatchett" Judge Alex Ferrer host of "Judge Alex" took on the bullies with his Anti-Bullying Campaign and joins us to discuss the importance of adult... more

Dr Carl Pickhardt is back! Author of dozens of award winning parenting books joins us to discuss his upcoming release "BOOMERANG KIDS -- why so many kids are failing on their own and how parents can help"

Dennis Debbaudt is the leading global voice on autism training for law enforcement and emergency responders. Dennis Debbaudt was first to address the interactions between law enforcement and people with autism in his 1994... more

Sharon da Vanport Executive Director of Autism Women Network. One of the most admired and respected women in the Autism Community Sharon da Vanport Executive Director of Autism Women Network. Join us as we discuss her life,... more

Join three incredible Sensory Processing Disorder experts - Dr Lucy Miller founder Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, author of groundbreaking "Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing... more

Sherry Gomez and Tammy Rose founder of FACE 22 (Families Advocating for Chromosomal Education) Velocardiofacial syndrome) along with Dr Dawn Koontz Child Psychologist join us. VCFS is a genetic condition that is sometimes... more

Unlawful Restraint and Seclusion, Special Needs Legislation, Autism Insurance Laws, Secondary Education Advocacy with Mae Wilkinson
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