What's Special About Special Podcast

What's Special About Special Podcast

Resources, Community and a Judgement Free Zone! A podcast created to bring together parents in the special needs community and give them a safe space to chat and find new resources in a judgement free zone.

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Just A Kid with an IEP | Jordan Toma

April 8, 2021

If you are a TikTok stalker like me spending hours going down a TikTok rabbit hole, I guarantee you have seen our next guest. Jordan Toma is a motivational speaker and viral TikToker spreading words of inspiration and support to school-aged kids and beyond. He talks about the difficulties growing u…

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20. Creative designs for everyone! | Mark Ostrom

March 25, 2021

What a fun resource we have for you guys today. Mark Ostrom is the Executive Director of Joy Collaborative. Joy Collaborative is a non-profit partnership that connects designers, architects, and builders with donors, volunteers, and sponsors. By doing this they come together and create unique and p…

19. Creating supports your way... | Julie Falcone

March 9, 2021

This week’s guest is so fun and fantastic. We spoke with Julie Falcone, she wrote the book (literally) on creating positive relationships with those around you all while being honest and pure, with a little humor thrown in. For caretakers sometimes life can get lonely and support can dwindle fast, …

Minisodes

Special About Special - Minisode #7

March 2, 2021

What a treat this week everyone! Once upon a time before there was a Special About Special podcast, we were testing out the waters and testing all of our equipment. So, Eddie decided to interview our kids. OMG, what a cute experience. You're going to love it! www.specialaboutspecial.com

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18. Emily Pan | Augmented Reality Meets Wellness

Feb. 9, 2021

We had a fantastic time talking with Emily Pan from Aroma Haven Mindful Ambiance (AH|MA). Emily is a graduate of Boston University and received her Master's at Columbia University in Tech Management. Emily shares her journey of wellness and spirituality and how she found her calling. Emily is the c…

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17. Kayleigh Martens | The OT with OCD

Jan. 26, 2021

This week we spoke with our good friend Kayleigh Martens about the journey of navigating through OCD as a child, young adult, and now an adult. She shared her experience with us and how she found a light at the end and is working on ways to be successful in her life and career while helping others.…

Recent Blog Posts

Minisode #3

This week we chatted about what return to school looks like in our household. It's a little different this school year thanks to COVID. We've decided to …

Todd Lemay | Off-Roading + Mobility = Amazing!

What a fun treat we had this week. Our guest Todd Lemay is the President of Terrain Hopper USA and if you haven’t seen this amazing resource than y…

Minisode #2

This week we didn’t have anything planned for our minisode but we decided to record anyways and see what happened. I wasn’t my best self goin…