Inspiring life despite a diagnosis

Inspiring life despite a diagnosis


Latest Episodes

Sock Talk: A Doll Like Me with Amy Jandrisevits
September 16, 2020

Amy Jandrisevits created A Doll Like Me, so kids with physical differences could love and cherish their very own doll that looked exactly like them. She personally makes each doll by hand, and to date she has raised more than $225,

Candace
September 01, 2020

Candace comes from a big family; 11 children to be exact. The youngest child was born with Down syndrome. Candace shares her special relationship with Angelita and how she has impacted her family and life for good.

Sock Talk: Go Shout Love
July 10, 2020

In this episode, Gerald talks with Josh Veach, the co-director for Go Shout Love. A cause-driven for-profit  business that raises funds and awareness for families on unique medical journeys.  Go Shout Love The formation of Go Shout Love

Denise: Autism and Epilepsy
July 01, 2020

Denise shares how her son, Matt, who is on the autism spectrum inspired her to create two amazing companies that strive to better the lives of people with disabilities.

Katherine: A Guardian For Her Sister With Profound Disabilities
June 03, 2020

Katherine has a sister she never knew existed until she was 12 years old. A sister, who is profoundly disabled was placed in an institution as a young child. Katherine reconnected with her and has become her guardian.

Sock Talk: Special Needs International Adoption
May 20, 2020

Dr. Gerald Nebeker talks about a few adoption agencies that help facilitate international adoptions for children with disabilities. In this podcast you will also hear from Michelle, the CEO of Reece’s Rainbow as well as Kecia and Chris who have adopted...

Sock Talk- Early Intervention with Kristin Mancuso, PT, DPT
April 23, 2020

Dr. Gerald Nebeker talks about early intervention services that are available to children with developmental delays and disabilities.  Gerald speaks with Kristin who is the director of the Early Intervention program at RISE.

Christie and Eric: Epilepsy, Autism, Mood Disorder, Developmental Disability.
April 04, 2020

As soon as the neurologist saw Elie, he knew she had a serious condition and soon after diagnosed Elie with infantile spasms, which is considered a medically catastrophic seizure disorder. "It was heartbreaking," Eric said.

Sock Talk- Employment and People With Disabilities
March 23, 2020

Even though the country has a record low employment rate of 2-3 percent, people with disabilities have an unemployment rate of 65 percent. Why is this?  In this Podcast Gerald talks about with proper training, coaching, and job matching,

Jessica and Jonathan: Growth Hormone Deficiency
March 03, 2020

Jessica and Johnathan were shocked and relieved to receive a diagnosis for their son Trenton. Jessica struggled for years to find a doctor who would help her. Her journey in advocacy led her to start a nonprofit organization called Collaborative Corne...