A Place to Belong with Amber O'Neal Johnston - Special Needs Kids Are People Too! Podcast

A Place to Belong with Amber O’Neal Johnston Join me today as I talk to Amber O’Neal Johnston about her new book, A Place to Belong: Celebrating Diversity and Kinship in Our Homes and Beyond. I absolutely LOVE her message about learning to love who we are and where we come from and how that opens us up to being able to see what is beautiful in other people! This is SUCH an important message for our Special Needs Families where children often struggle with appreciating themselves when they are surrounded by people who aren’t like them! AND Amber will be joining my Special NeedsRead More →

Diversity and Neurodiversity: Loving Ourselves So We Can Appreciate Others - Special Needs Kids Are People Too! Podcast with Amy Bodkin, EdS

Episode 7: Diversity and Neurodiversity Loving Ourselves So We Can Appreciate Others Welcome to episode #7 of Special Needs Kids are People Too! I had the opportunity to talk this week with Amber O’Neal Johnston from Heritage Mom about diversity and neurodiversity!! This is a topic that is very important to me, and I love Amber’s story and her message! We need mirrors in our lives to reflect what is beautiful about who we are, but we also need windows into the lives of others who are different from ourselves! Learning to love and appreciate our own culture – whether that is a neurodiverse culture, a racialRead More →