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Here you’ll find stories of special needs advocacy, a healthy dose of real talk, and practical tools to inspire you to live a life that is redeemed and thriving.

Here you’ll find stories of special needs advocacy, a healthy dose of real talk, and practical tools to inspire you to live a life that is redeemed and thriving.
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Location:

United States

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Here you’ll find stories of special needs advocacy, a healthy dose of real talk, and practical tools to inspire you to live a life that is redeemed and thriving.

Twitter:

@allisonrgs

Language:

English

Contact:

5016052090


Episodes

#016 | Interview with Heather Avis of The Lucky Few

10/23/2018
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Author of The Lucky Few This week, Ali is thrilled to be joined by writer and advocate Heather Avis. They discuss her family, how to share your own story, and some of the other work she is doing right now. Links The Lucky Few on Instagram HeatherAvis.com Connect with Ali Ali’sWholeLife.com Facebook Instagram Email: […]

Duration:00:33:20

#015 | Interview with Filmmaker Brian Donovan

10/16/2018
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Ali chats with filmmaker & advocate Brian Donovan, director of Kelly's Hollywood, an award-winning documentary about his sister Kelly, who has Down Syndrome

Duration:00:55:50

A Little Extra 002 | More Facts About Down Syndrome

10/12/2018
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More quick facts in honor of Down Syndrome awareness month! Do kids with with DS resemble their parents? Find out by making your week a little extra

Duration:00:06:09

#014 | Diagnosis Story with Lauren Ochalek

10/9/2018
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Today Ali is joined by Lauren Ochalek, a Rockin' Mom and adoptive parent who played a big part in Ali's adoption as well.

Duration:00:31:35

A Little Extra 001 | Quick Facts About Down Syndrome

10/5/2018
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In this first episode, I share some quick facts in honor of Down Syndrome awareness month! Did you know there are three different kinds of Down Syndrome? Listen to learn more!

Duration:00:05:02

#013 | Our Diagnosis Story

10/2/2018
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The Story of How We Heard the News It’s Down Syndrome Awareness month! In honor of that, Allison and Andrew tell the story of finding out prenatally that their lovely daughter Rosie has Down Syndrome. There’s a lot of talk about complex emotions and what we were feeling during this time, and what we wish […]

Duration:00:37:44

#012 | The Story of Beau

9/4/2018
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What's it like to adopt a toddler with Down Syndrome? Find out this week as Allison and Andrew tell the story of adopting their sweet son Beau

Duration:00:43:04

#011 | Nutrition & Mental Health with Holly Higgins

8/27/2018
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Allison interviews Holly Higgins, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Whole30 certified coach, about nutrition, mental health, and food sensitivities.

Duration:00:44:36

#010 | How the Whole30 Changed My Life with Andrew Sweatman

8/13/2018
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In this episode, Ali interviews her wonderful husband Andrew and they discuss their family's journey with the Whole30. They also talk a lot about squash.

Duration:00:45:24

#009 | Six Ways Life Has Changed Since Adopting Our Son with Down Syndrome

8/6/2018
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Ali explains how her family has changed since the adoptoin of her sweet son Beau, who just happens to have Down Syndrome.

Duration:00:25:20

#008 | All About IEPs with Catherine Whitcher

7/30/2018
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In this episode, Ali interviews Catherine Whitcher, an IEP expert and former Special Education teacher. Catherine now works full time as a consultant to parents, teachers and school districts. She is FULL of information about IEPs, the history of Special Education, practical tips for parents (and teachers) who are approaching IEP season and may feel overwhelmed, and free resources! Be prepared to learn a lot!

Duration:00:51:15

#007 | Improving the Diagnosis Experience with Jen Jacob of DSDN

7/23/2018
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If your child has Down Syndrome, connecting with other parents is hugely important. Listen to Ali interview Jen Jacob of the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network about the importance of connection and diagnosis stories.

Duration:00:41:33