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A Cure for Austin with Hannah Lowe Season 3 Episode 5 Join us as we talk to Hannah Lowe, founder of the L-CMD Foundation, and mother to Austin, who has LMNA-related congenital muscular dystrophy. Like many rare disease families we’ve talked to, her son’s condition was caused by a random genetic mutation. There is no …

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Hard Landings with Cammie McGovern Season 3 Episode 4 If you’ve ever worried about what adulthood might look like after high school or you’ve ever been inspired to create a meaningful space for your child to spend adulthood, tune in to our interview with critically acclaimed author, Cammie McGovern.    Cammie McGovern was awarded a …

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Enjoying Your Child with Leylani Cardoso Season 3 Episode 3 For this episode, we share with you another Maryland parent and fellow autism mom, Lia McCabe, who started AutismWish.org which seeks to fulfill the wish lists of families across the country without all of the red tape of government programs. She and her husband also …

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Embracing Autism with Lia McCabe Season 3 Episode 2 For this episode, we share with you another Maryland parent and fellow autism mom, Lia McCabe, who started AutismWish.org which seeks to fulfill the wish lists of families across the country without all of the red tape of government programs. She and her husband also host …

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Caring for the Caregiver with Rory Lawrence Season 3 Episode 1 This episode is all about taking care of the caregiver. Rory Lawrence, mother of a child with complex medical needs and staff member with David’s Refuge, talks with us about the organization she works for that pours into parents turned caregivers, and how she …

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A Few of Our Favorite Things – Year 2 Season 2 Episode 19 Despite ending the year on a turbulent note for our families, we are ending season two of the podcast with our awesome finds that brought us joy this year! We share with you gift ideas, sanity savers, and problem-solvers that we hope …

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Circling the Drain: A postcard from a darkened alley in Holland Season 2 Episode 18 Have you ever seen the meme about a special needs parent who fell in a hole? Well, that’s where Meg and I find ourselves. When we started this podcast journey our mission was to highlight families with disabilities doing innovative …

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Smearing 102: From Devastation to Innovation Season 2 Episode 17 Player We continued our chat about smearing with our guest, Jennifer Sheppard, who created an adaptive clothing line out of a dire need for an alternative to wet suits for her own son who struggles with the behavior. We also shared a bit more of …

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Smearing 101: What to do about poo Season 2 Episode 16 Fecal smearing and ingesting are taboo topics that often elicit a considerable amount of shame for families. We felt like it was time to give this topic some attention to those who are struggling in the dark and aren’t comfortable reaching out for suggestions …

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Creating a Game Plan with Joya Van Der Laan Season 2 Episode 15 This week we chat with Joya Van Der Laan, a functional medicine family nurse practitioner whose curiosity and her own daughter’s autism diagnosis lead her down the biomedical path. We learn how she has used her personal and professional experience to create …

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