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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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In the FY13 DC Public School budget, changes were proposed that will eliminate school librarians from many schools across our city. Join us to discuss what this means for all of our DC students particularly our students with disabilities. We... more

We are very proud to announce our guest for Tuesday May 15 at noon EST -- Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D, OTR, Founder and Director of the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation. Dr. Miller is the founder of the first comprehensive... more

Today on the Mary & Melissa Show – airing live at noon EST on BlogTalk Radio – is a continued conversation on the removal of special education coordinators (SEC's) from DC public schools and transferring their... more

Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) speaks about his introduction on Friday April 27 of the AUTISM Educators Act to establish a pilot program to train teachers who work with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Also joining us... more

Listen to the Mary & Melissa Show Today April 24 at Noon EST. District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) has proposed to eliminate Special Education Coordinators and have their responsibilities assumed by School Psychologists.... more

Tomorrow DC City Council will vote on the proposed budget changes for our public schools. This includes the controversial removal of Special Education Coordinators and having their responsibilities transferred to School... more

Starting in the 2012 school year, DC public schools will eliminate the position of Special Education Coordinator in schools and instead will transfer those job responsibilities to school psychologists. The District of Columbia Association of... more

Mary and Melissa discuss the latest response from the Office of the DC Mayor regarding the reprogramming of millions of dollars of DC special education money. Also, join us to hear some new tips from parents on good local area places for... more

Join us today as we speak with Washington Teacher Union President Nathan Saunders about DC Public Schools (DCPS) elimination of the position of special ed coordinators. The job is to be turned over to school pyschologists. Is... more

Have you ever felt that you are out on your own dealing with the challenges of raising your special child. When you have an IEP -- is that all you need. Can you then schedule that spa day? Probably not. Join us and gripe about the lack of... more

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