A View into Sexuality Education with Katherine McLaughlin

Listen in as Michelle Fischer, host of A View from My Window, talks with Katherine McLaughlin, an expert on sexuality and developmental disabilities.  “A View into Sexuality Education with Katherine McLaughlin” was produced in collaboration with Apostrophe Magazine. Katherine McLaughlin has taught sexuality education to people with developmental disabilities as well as trained them to… Read More

A View into Medicaid Coverage for ABA Therapy, Autism Treatment through EPSDT

Medicaid now covers ABA Therapy and other autism treatments through the EPSDT program.  Listen in as Michelle talks with Michele Trivedi, The Arc Insurance Project Manager, about how families whose children have Medicaid coverage can utilize their Medicaid coverage to receive services. Learn More – FAQ Fact Sheet About Medicaid Coverage for Autism Treatment Services Read More

A View with Jason Harris of Jason’s Connection

Listen in as Michelle talks with Jason Harris of Jason’s Connection, a 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to connecting people with disabilities and their families to information and resources through the Jason’s Connection website, www.jasonsconnection.org In his website profile, Jason notes, “I am a 26 year old college graduate. I love hiking, traveling with friends, films,… Read More

A View in Tribute to Jewel Kats

Jewel Kats, who died on January 7, 2016 at the age of 37, was an award-winning children’s author of eleven books – eight are about disabilities. Her books included “The Princess Panda Tea Party,” inspired by her friendship with Michelle Fischer.  Jewel was also the writer and creator of Fairy Ability Tales, and the real-life inspiration behind “Archie Comics” character,… Read More

A View with Scott Chesney

Listen in as Michelle talks with Scott Chesney, navigator of life with paralysis, nationally and internationally recognized workshop and keynote presenter, professional life coach, two-time world traveler, and founder of Raise Hope Foundation. After awakening to paralysis at the age of 15 from a sudden spinal stroke, Scott has amassed a resume of transformational experiences, powerful insights,… Read More

A View with Fellow Podcast Host, Reid Moriarty

Listen in as Michelle talks with fellow podcast host, Reid Moriarty, host of Talk Time with Reid Moriarty. You can find all of Reid’s podcasts on SoundCloud. Michelle offers this podcast as a digital contributor to Apostrophe Magazine. Read More

A View into “Just the Facts” of the Erskine Green Training Institute

Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Megan Stevenson, director of the Erskine Green Training Institute, to get answers to questions that have come up as she and Jeanne Scheets, director of marketing and partner programs, meet with parents, prospective students, educators and others. This postsecondary education program developed by The Arc of Indiana Foundation provides… Read More

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