#008 | All About IEPs with Catherine Whitcher

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!

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#005 | When Friends are in Crisis

How we talk to people in crisis matters. For this episode, Allison was struck with inspiration about this very topic while driving, and Andrew added some thoughts of his own later. The topic is grief–how to talk to people going through something emotionally difficult, and how not to. 

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#004 | The Story of Rosie

This week we went live on FB and Insta to tell the story of our beautiful Rosie and the challenges she’s faced. Our girl has been through a lot and we’re so proud of her. 

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#003 | PTSD after the ICU

Our guest Jillian Sharp is Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW). In this episode, Allison interviews her about hospital stays and the effects they can have on parents. Listen for practical tips for yourself or any loved ones who have been through a tough hospital experience.

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#002 | Pre-Grieving vs. Post-Grieving

Are you a pre-griever or a post-griever? And what does it look like if you are you someone in your life experience grief in opposite ways? This is the question we discuss on this week’s episode of Atypical Parent.

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#001 | We Are All Parents

Welcome to Atypical Parent/Oh, So Extra! In this, our first episode, we introduce ourselves! We also tell about our experience as parents and set up

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