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Parenting Impossible – The Special Needs Survival Podcast

Aug 11, 2022

@RareDiseaseDad and DadVocate are the monikers for Adam Johnson who is now a rare disease patient advocate who hosts a podcast called Parents As Rare that features stories of others like him who are affected by rare or chronic diseases.  Host Annette Hines and Johnson discuss a range of topics relating to the struggle...


Aug 4, 2022

While setting out to write a book about how to age to perfection and thrive to age 100, Award-Winning Author and Podcast Guest Judy Gaman met Lucille, an amazing woman who would transform Judy's life and perspective on aging.  Lucille introduced Judy to the beautiful, wonderful, tender side of old, became a dear friend,...


Jul 28, 2022

“Adversity is not an excuse - it is a reason...to thrive and to push ourselves to excel,” writes Mindy Henderson, podcast guest, author, motivational speaker, and advocate as well as the editor in chief of QUEST magazine of the national Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).  Despite the adversity...


Jul 21, 2022

How might climate change affect your world? What is a disaster readiness plan? Host Annette Hines discusses these timely topics with her guest, Alex Ghenis who is the deputy director of Sustain Our Abilities (SOA). His advocacy work within climate change and disaster preparedness highlights the needs and voices of the...


Jul 14, 2022

A severely traumatic or unusual birth experience, weeks spent in the NICU, and harsh lectures from a neurologist about your child's chances of survival or living a good life are common starting points of the parenting journey that unites many special needs families. Host Annette Hines notes how her guest, Kelly Speck,...