Raising Expectations with Dr. Tara Reinhart

February 13th, 2020

Cathy Boswell and Jill Summerlot host a webinar with special guest Dr. Tara Reinhart, who delivers a presentation on the importance of proactive intervention strategies to support students struggling in school. Dr. Reinhart has worked in education for over 20 years and currently serves as the Director of Special Services in MST of Wayne Townships. 

New IN*SOURCE Project Director, Joel Boehner

February 2nd, 2016

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.

Helpful Tips for Parents of Children With Special Needs

January 30th, 2014

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. 

Decoding Dyslexia

January 21st, 2014

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.

Civil Rights and Special Education

April 3rd, 2013

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.

Bullying and the Special Needs Child

October 26th, 2012

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.

Facilitating Friendships for Children with Learning Disabilities

October 3rd, 2012

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.

Special Education Law: An Interactive Podcast with Dr. Mitchell Yell

July 26th, 2012

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.

Helping Children with Behavioral Issues

April 25th, 2012

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.

Bridget Sovinski - First Steps of Northeast Indiana

February 1st, 2012

Tracey Malesa-Wheaton speaks with Bridgette Sovinski from First Steps of Northern Indiana to speak about First Steps' programs and services.