Bonus Episode- Autism and Homeschool with Nina Yanez

In this episode we talk to the founder of I Can Teach Nina Yanez about how and why she decided to take her son out of the public school system and home school now all 3 of her kiddos.  We had this discussion back in August of 2020, however we were going to be having...

Data, Data, Data and your child’s IEP

Making sure that data collection and progress monitoring continues is super important.  Progress monitoring requires continuous data collection to guide instruction and provide information to monitor the IEP goals. Be sure to listen to the end as I give you 3 simple...

It’s A Process with Dr. Nicole Arkadie

In this episode we talk to the Mental Wellness Expert Dr. Nicole Arkadie on an common thing that parents have shared upon learning about their child’s diagnosis and that is grief.  Not in the terms of wishing they had a different child, or that they have lost...

Adult Residential Facilities with Jennifer Oglesby

You will want to listen to how this mom of 5 did not wait around for her son to become an adult to prepare for his future and she is ready to help you do the same. Adult Residential Facilities are a place for adult’s with disabilities to live an independent...

Thirteen Doors with Author Aaron Wright

Aaron is the son of two educators and a staunch advocate for marginalized and vulnerable students in education and youth sports. He writes about his family’s quest toward a free and appropriate education for his daughter, diagnosed with autism at an early age. His...

Holidaze

In this episode, we talk about the holidays.  It is not always easy for families that are raising a child with special needs. The family themselves and the ones that they celebrate with can come together with some ideas on how to best embrace the child and respect the...

Special needs sibling chat/Mini Interview with Jo

In this episode we get a chance to have a mini interview with my youngest son Josiah who is on the autism spectrum.  He is so excited to share his favorites with you.  We then jump into a special needs sibling chat that we had with Aiden, Jordan, and Bryan. Although a...

The A Word Episode 003

In this episode Andre and Markeisha Hall discuss the importance of parents of kiddos with special needs to be an advocate for their child.  They talk from both a special education teacher and parent perspective.  They empower parents  with working definitions of the A...