Cathy Boswell, IN*SOURCE Regional Program Specialist, interviews Joel Boehner, New IN*SOURCE Project Director, Indiana Parent Training and Information Program. Learn a little about Joel, his life before IN*SOURCE, family, first impressions of IN*SOURCE and his vision for IN*SOURCE in the future.
Tracey Malesa-Wheaton sits down with Kylee Bassett-Hope from the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services to discuss their new initiative to try and get as many students as possible with special needs identified for VR services prior to transition age. Discussed is how to make a referral, who is appropriate for a referral and what can be expected during the process of determining eligibility. Also discussed are the types of options available to those students with respect to further education, training, job seeking and job retention services.
DDRS / Vocational Rehabilitation Services :
For more information on hoi to get your child started please contact:
Virginia M. Bates
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Tracey has a discussion with Wendy Hite, Director of Special Services for the Wawasee Community School Corporation (and parent of a daughter with special needs) to discuss the wisdom she has gained over the years as a parent of a child with a disability. In this interview wendy offers not only humor and inspiration, but a good many tips on how to navigate life.
Tracey sits down with Nanci Sears Perry from Decoding Dyslexia of Indiana to talk about this dynamic grassroots organization and how their work may help to influence the way education and related services are provided for children with dyslexia.
Tracey talks with Dr. Seena Skelton from the Great Lakes Equity Center about how the zeitgeist of the Civil Rights movemens of the 1960's helped to propel disability rights to the fore.
Tracey Malesa-Wheaton sits down with Dr. Joel Haber, clinical psychologist and nationally renown bullying expert to discuss the impact of this problem and how parents can help their children deal with it more effectively.
In this Podcast, Tracey Malesa-Wheaton speaks with author and special education expert Rick LaVoie about how we as adults can become more adept at helping to facilitate friendships for children with learning disabilities.
Tracey Malesa-Wheaton talks with Special Education Expert, Dr. Mitchell Yell from the University of South Carolina about the questions submitted by INSOURCE listeners and how those specific special education law conundrums might best be solved for.
In this podcast I speak with Heather Meyer, LMHC and certified Nurtured Heart Approach trainer about children with difficult behaviors, behavior plans, and how the nurtured heart approach can help these very special children by using a very straight forward and common sense approach.
Tracey Malesa-Wheaton speaks with Bridgette Sovinski from First Steps of Northern Indiana to speak about First Steps' programs and services.