Episodes

June 10, 2019

Jazz, Autism, and Life Skills with Ifunanya Nweke

Ifunanya Nweke is our guest today. She is the founder of Jazz Hands for Autism, an organization that works with musicians who are…

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June 3, 2019

All Roads Are Open with Ian Mackay

Our guest this week is outdoor accessibility advocate, Ian Mackay. He founded the nonprofit organization Ian’s Ride which helps b…

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May 27, 2019

Building Strong Foundational Employment Skills With Angela Mahoney

Our guest this episode is Angela Mahoney, a Special Education teacher, author, and creator of the I Can Work educational curricul…

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May 20, 2019

Everything Is Possible with Martyn Sibley

Blogger, speaker, author, and world traveler, Martyn Sibley joins Mai Ling on the show today to discuss what it’s like to travel …

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May 13, 2019

Inspiring and Encouraging Through Children’s Books with Simon Calcave…

Children’s book author and motivational speaker, Simon Calcavecchia, is our guest on the show this episode. He tells about the ch…

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May 6, 2019

Designing Creative Housing Solutions with George Braddock

George Braddock joins Mai Ling on this episode to talk about his work designing homes for persons with disabilities in mind. Geor…

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April 29, 2019

Spotlighting Black Women with Disabilities with Heather Watkins

Our guest today is blogger and disability advocate, Heather Watkins, a woman of color who wants to remind the world that disabili…

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April 22, 2019

Styling with Adaptive Clothing with Mindy Scheier

Our guest today is Mindy Scheier, a fashion designer and mother of a child with a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy. She is a TED s…

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April 15, 2019

Producing, Modeling, and Living Fully with Andrew Pilkington

Filmmaker and entrepreneur, Andrew Pilkington is our guest for this episode. Andrew was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy as an infan…

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April 8, 2019

Opening a Special Coffee Shop (Part 1) with Karin York

Today’s guest, Karin York, shares about her journey as the mother of a son with Down syndrome and her work with special needs chi…

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April 1, 2019

No Limits in Acting and Speech Pathology with Andrew Manardo

Actor and SLP student Andrew Manardo is our guest today. He talks with Mai Ling about the challenges he had growing up with TAR s…

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March 25, 2019

Embracing Leadership in a Family Established Foundation with Ariel Sa…

Our guest today is Ariel Sansom. She is the Director of Development and Programs for DSNetwork Arizona, an organization which off…

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March 18, 2019

Mom Creates Autism Careers in Digital Arts with Yudi Bennett

Today’s guest is Yudi Bennett, the Secretary of The Uniquely Abled Project, an organization which works to provide vocational opp…

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March 11, 2019

Partnership Leverages Creativity and Value with Kelly Ott and Dr. Lar…

Our host, Mai Ling, is joined by two guests on this episode. Kelly Ott and Dr. Lara Wakefield are the creators of the SMARTER Ste…

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March 4, 2019

Empower Women with Disabilities with Celine Osukwu

Celine Osukwu joins Mai Ling to share about the work she is doing in her native country of Nigeria

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Feb. 25, 2019

Produce and Represent a World with Disabilities with Nic Novicki

In this final installment of our Hollywood series, our guest is actor and comedian, Nic Novicki.

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Feb. 18, 2019

Start Casting People With Disabilities with Paul Ford

Continuing our series of interviews with Hollywood actors, today’s guest is Paul Ford.

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Feb. 11, 2019

Extreme Life Experiences Deepens Acting with Eileen Grubba

As we continue our series of episodes spotlighting Hollywood actors, our guest this week is Eileen Grubba, who has had roles on t…

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