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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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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.

Join us in conversation with Jennifer Lav, Esq. Managing Attorney, and Shawn Ullman, Esq. Staff Attorney of University Legal Systems –a private, non-profit organization that serves as the District of Columbia's federally... more

Join us as we welcome Buzz Bissinger -Nationally Acclaimed Author- to discuss his latest book- Father's Day.

Author of The Out of Sync Child

DC Public Schools issued a new FAQ regarding their proposed changes for the new school year which will, in their own words ?shift from special education coordinators (SECs) to school psychologists for oversight of specialized support... more

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