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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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The Able Act was signed into law by President Obama and promises to help people with disabilities live lives of more independence through tax free savings accounts. Join us as we discuss how these account will work with Mark Friese, Vice President of Special Needs Planning at Merrill Lynch, and Sara Weir, President National Downs Syndrome Society.
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Enable America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing employment among the 54 million Americans with disabilities, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary next week in Washington, DC. Join us to hear the story behind... more

Join us one on one with President and CEO of Abilities! based in NY

Dr. Shapiro is based in Maryland and offers a variety of services, including parent workshops for children with chalenging behaviors

Join us as we speakw ith Tina Campanella, Executive Dircetor of Quality Trust and Robert Dinerstein, Chair and President of the Board of Directors. A radio call-in advocacy show for and about children with disabilities.

Join us to discuss with The Children's Law Center their blueprint for improving mental health services for kids in DC. "In May 2012, Children's Law Center published a plan with practical recommendations, Improving the Children's... more

Joins us to discuss recent US federal guidleines on seclusion and restarint in schools.

Mary&Melissa talk it out as parents on education, bullying, news briefs, and provide links to supports and organizations geared towards special needs kids.

Join us for a Q & A with top financial advisors at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management to discuss how to manage your current special needs spending as well asplanning for the future.

Dr. Greene is a renowned child psychologist and author of The Explosive Child and his latest book, Lost at School. He helps parents and school staff how to handle behaviorally challenging kids in the classroom and at home more... more

Join us today as we talk with Catherine Johnides, MS. MS. a Special Education Teacher with over 15 years of experience.