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A call-in advocacy radio talk show led by two mothers living in the Nation's Capital who share the hurdles of raising kids with disabilities.

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Join us in our discussion with Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of Life Animated- Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism. In this book, we learn about how Suskind reached his son with autism through "disney therapy".

Join us as we Q&A with Towanda Cofield, Head of School at The Auburn School in Maryland.

Join us for an in depth discussion with special guest: Steven G. Feifer, D. Ed., NCSP, ABSNP is an internationally renowned speaker and author in the field of learning disabilities, and has authored six books on learning and emotional... more

Join us in a discussion on the role personal assistants play in ensuring a life of independence and dignity for people with disabilities and how to pay for it. We will be joined by Susan Rogers, RN, President of Capital City Nurses and Mark... more

In this episode we talk with Caitlin McAndrews, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices about the assistance a law firm can provide in securing appropriate special education for a child with disability. Also joining us will be Mark Friese, Vice... more

We are joined by Nancy Gregerson, Director, Lindamood-Bell, Learning Center of Washington DC. Lindamood-Bell provides tutoring to students in a variety of subjects. We will explore how such tutoring centers can enhance the... more

There is no reason why our homes and places of work shouldn't be built and designed for all people to use and enjoy. We are joined by Russell Glickman, Founder and Owner of Glickman Design Build LLC, which specializes in... more

Listen to our discussion with Sarah Peterson, Executive Director of the Autism Society of Northern Virginia. We explore parenting children with autism, the resources and supports that organizations like the Autism Society can provide,... more

Our guests today are Mark Friese, Vice President, Special Needs Group, Merrill Lynch and Tashna M. Felix, Psy.D., CSOTP of Professional Psychological Services based in Alexandria, Virgina. Dr. Felix's practice is focused on serving... more

We are joined by Daryn Allday, Owner and Operator of Stay Well Home Health Care of Northern Virginia. Daryn will help us understand home health care and if it is an option for your family now or in the future. Also we are joined by... more