Beyond Disability Texas - Resources for Special Needs Families

Beyond Disability Texas - Resources for Special Needs Families


Latest Episodes

Episode 8 – Wings for All with The Arc and SAAS
December 09, 2019

Joining us this week are Andie McClendon, Director of Development with The Arc of San Antonio, and Tonya Hope, Public…

Episode 7 – Conversation with Karen Marvel, Family Law Attorney
November 03, 2019

This week, we talk with Karen Marvel, a family friend and attorney who practices family law in San Antonio, Texas.…

Episode 6 – Meyer Family Story
October 20, 2019

With October being Down Syndrome Awareness Month, I was delighted to talk with Karen Meyer and Leah Meyer on a Saturday afternoon. Leah hosts "Cooking with Leah" on YouTube and is involved in Special Olympics and drama. Listen to the Meyer family story.

Episode 5 – TEAMability with Barbara Goldman
October 06, 2019

This week, we welcome Barbara Goldman, Executive Director of TEAMability in San Antonio, Texas. We spoke with Barbara about why she founded TEAMability and how it fulfills an urgent need for children with multiple disabilities.

Episode 4 – The ARC of San Antonio with Michael Bennett
September 22, 2019

In this episode we're on location at The ARC of San Antonio talking with its president, Michael Bennett. Join us to learn more about The ARC and how it can help special needs families.

Episode 3 – The FACT Institute in San Antonio
September 15, 2019

This week we talk with co-founders of The FACT Institute in San Antonio, Texas, as new school focusing on functional academics, communication, and transition.

Episode 2 – Marvel-Shute Family Story + Talk With Emma at San Japan 2019
September 08, 2019

Bonus Episode! Episode 2 is two episodes in one. Join us as we talk with Karen Marvel and Tom Shute, parents of Carter, and hear their family story. Plus, join us for the first Talk with Emma featuring Lindsey Taylor, artist at San Japan 2019.

Episode 1 – Accessing IDD Services
September 01, 2019

Episode 1 is an in-depth interview with Mr. Jacob Ulczynski of AACOG IDD Services in Bexar County, Texas. We discuss multitude of topics including how to access IDD Services and mistakes to avoid when making an application.

Episode 0 – Welcome to Beyond Disability Texas
September 01, 2019

Every two weeks, we publish a new Beyond Disability Texas episode that helps to identify and highlight resources available to special needs families and caregivers in Texas.