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 with a disability that requires a wheelchair. Sibley also talks about launching his blog, creating an online space...

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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 challenges he’s faced as a quadriplegic and how he has turned his attention and energy toward encouraging and inspiring...

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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. George is the president of Creative Housing Solutions, LLC, an engineering company that uses person-centered planning...

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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 disabilities also affect minority groups. She is a co-founder of the Divas with Disabilities project and she joins us …

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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 speaker and the President and Founder of Runway of Dreams, a nonprofit organization which works …

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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 infant and lives every day with the challenges that come with such a condition. He shares how he learned to use …

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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 children in the Arizona school system. She also expounds on what led her to start a coffee …

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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 syndrome, his experiences in LA as an actor with a disability, and the story behind his …

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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 offers resources, support, and advocacy to families touched by Down syndrome. Ariel shares her journey to stepping into a...

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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 opportunities for uniquely abled individuals. She is also the co-founder of Exceptional Minds, a Visual Effects and...

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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 Steps program and the company of the same name, both of which are designed to assist …

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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 the stage and the screen.

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Feb. 4, 2019

Become a Disability Actor with Tobias Forrest

In this first episode of our Hollywood series, we are joined by actor Tobias Forrest. He shares some of his experiences being an actor in Hollywood with a disability, he talks about others who have helped to pave the way …

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Jan. 28, 2019

Dog Creates Foundation to Love Kids with Pam Gaber

Our guest today is Pam Gaber, Founder and CEO of Gabriel’s Angels.

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Jan. 21, 2019

Make a Difference Through Volunteer Leadership with Fe Murray

Fe Murray is our featured guest on this week’s episode. Fe is the President of the Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ArSHA).

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Jan. 15, 2019

Life Awaits for Adults with Autism with Denise Resnik

Our guest on the show today is Denise Resnik, founder and CEO of First Place Apartments, a housing solution for adults with autism. Denise is also a co-founder of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC). She shares her …

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Jan. 7, 2019

Grow Your Business in 2019 with Chris Widener and Nathan Hirsch

Our host, Mai Ling Chan starts off this year of the show with interviews with two successful entrepreneurs who have some great information to share. We start with a chat with speaker, best-selling author, and leadership coach Chris Widener who …

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Dec. 17, 2018

Behind the Mic with Xceptional Podcast Network

For this special holiday episode, Mai Ling Chan sits down for a fun, lighthearted roundtable conversation with the other hosts of the Xceptional Podcast Network. She is joined by Matt Hott of Speech Science as well as Chris Bugaj and …

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Dec. 10, 2018

SLP Podcasters Live at ASHA18

Once again we bring you some great interviews from the 2018 ASHA conference in Boston. In this episode, we feature interviews with other podcasters in the SLP space. Mai Ling Chan talks with the SLP Happy Hour hosts, Erik X. …

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Dec. 3, 2018

Take Your Idea Global with Phyl Macomber

Do you have a great idea but don't know the next steps to take to have the most impact on the world? Phyl Macomber shares her journey of moving beyond the borders to impact the world with her ideas and …

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Nov. 26, 2018

SLP Bloggers Live at ASHA18

Our host, Mai Ling Chan, attended the ASHA18 conference in Boston and had the opportunity to interview several SLP Bloggers on the show floor. These short conversations are full of insights from these talented professionals who are working hard to...

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