Season 1

Dec. 30, 2019

XPN Holiday Show 2019

XPN Holiday Show 2019

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Dec. 16, 2019

Monetize Your Blog: 3 Speech Therapists Share Their Stories

Monetize Your Blog: 3 Speech Therapists Share Their Stories

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Dec. 2, 2019

Speech Therapists Create Podcasts to Educate, Support, and Connect!

Speech Therapists Create Podcasts to Educate, Support, and Connect!

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Nov. 18, 2019

An Innovative Approach to Designing Adaptive Clothing with Samanta Bu…

An Innovative Approach to Designing Adaptive Clothing with Samanta Bullock

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Nov. 4, 2019

Inclusion in the World of Acting with Danny Woodburn

Inclusion in the World of Acting with Danny Woodburn

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Oct. 21, 2019

Building a Company around Accessible Accommodation with Srin Madipalli

Building a Company around Accessible Accommodation with Srin Madipalli

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Oct. 7, 2019

Martyn Sibley Joins the Show: New Format, Same Great Information

Martyn Sibley Joins the Show: New Format, Same Great Information

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Sept. 30, 2019

Why Podcasting? With Mai Ling Chan

This week, our host, Mai Ling Chan, is in the hot seat. The roles are reversed as fellow Xceptional Podcast Network host, Matt Ho…

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Sept. 23, 2019

Strong Foundations Build Leadership with Sara Simpson

Strong Foundations Build Leadership with Sara Simpson

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Sept. 16, 2019

Autism Parent Takes Advocacy to the Next Level with Catherine Hughes

Autism Parent Takes Advocacy to the Next Level with Catherine Hughes

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Sept. 9, 2019

Mom Writes the First Autism Sourcebook with Karen Siff Exkorn

Mom Writes the First Autism Sourcebook with Karen Siff Exkorn

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Sept. 2, 2019

An Exceptional Teenage Life with Cassidy Huff

We are joined on the show today by the multi-talented, young Cassidy Huff. She is a singer/songwriter, musician, and a voiceover …

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Aug. 26, 2019

Special Speech Therapy Nonprofit with Amanda Charney

Speech-language pathologist, Amanda Charney, is our guest today. Amanda founded Small Steps in Speech, an organization that provi…

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Aug. 19, 2019

Special Education Coaching Online with Catherine Whitcher

IEP Coach and international speaker, Catherine Whitcher, is our guest today. Catherine is an expert at helping educators and pare…

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Aug. 12, 2019

Building and Nurturing Life Through Community with Kenny Salvini

Kenny Salvini is our guest today to share about his journey since a skiing accident made him a quadriplegic as a young adult. Aft…

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Aug. 5, 2019

Independence and Universal Design with Todd Stabelfeldt

Entrepreneur, computing technology expert, and universal design advocate, Todd Stabelfeldt, is our guest today. Todd is a C4 quad…

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July 29, 2019

Breaking All Gaming Barriers with Steven Spohn

Steven Spohn is our guest today and he began his journey in the world of accessible gaming as a gamer with disabilities himself. …

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July 22, 2019

Game-Based Learning with Steve Isaacs

Steve Isaacs joins us today to talk about using gaming in the classroom. He clarifies the difference between gamification and gam…

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July 15, 2019

Social Research Related to Neurodiverse Gaming with Dr. Kathryn Ringl…

Dr. Kathryn Ringland joins Mai Ling to share with us how she used the Autcraft Minecraft server as a research environment to lear…

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July 8, 2019

Dad Makes Gaming Safe AND Fun with Stuart Duncan

Stuart Duncan runs the Minecraft server, Autcraft, and he is with us on the show to share his experiences with us. Autcraft is a …

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July 1, 2019

Adaptive Gaming with Erin Hawley

Blogger and gamer Erin Hawley is our guest today. Erin has muscular dystrophy which can inhibit her gaming so she shares with us …

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June 24, 2019

Journey to 10M Non-Profit with Abigail David and Erin Nealy

Abigail David and Erin Nealy are the co-founders and co-executive directors of Bridgeway Academy in Columbus Ohio and they are ou…

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June 17, 2019

Writing and Producing Disability Focused TV Shows with Peggy Lane

Our guest today is television and film actress, Peggy Lane. Peggy is the creator and director of the web TV show, Donna On The Go…

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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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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 …

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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 (A…

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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 autis…

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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 in…

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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…

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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 wit…

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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 jou…

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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 th…

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