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Posts by Sally Morris

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 […]

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A View into Dealing for Dreams 2016




Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Ray Baker, Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple, about Dealing for Dreams, a charity casino game night hosted by the Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple and The Arc of Indiana Foundation. The August 6th event will features a VIP reception, surf & turf dinner, live music, Corvette raffle and […]

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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, […]

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Imagine – A Gift of Grace




Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine. The movie The Imitation Game shares the story of mathematician Alan Turing, who works to break the German’s enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.  Turning is portrayed as an individual who may be on […]

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A View into Insurance and ABA Therapy




The parents of a 12-year-old boy with severe autism recently filed a class action lawsuit against insurance company Anthem for refusing to cover the level of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy prescribed by a doctor for their son.  In a letter to the family, Anthem said the therapy was not medically necessary. Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Michele […]

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A View into The Arc Advocacy Network’s Family Educators




Family Educators from The Arc Advocacy Network are available to present throughout the state on Indiana’s Medicaid Waiver program and help families sign up for the program.  Family Educators are also available to exhibit at local events.  Listen in as Michelle talks with Jill Ginn, Manager of The Arc Advocacy Network, about how Family Educators […]

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A View into Sarah’s Great Day




If you have not discovered it yet, you definitely want to check out “Sarah’s Great Day,” the online cooking show featuring Sarah, a 15-yr old with Down syndrome, produced right here in Indiana. Listen in as Michelle talks with Sarah and her mom, Val Strohl, about “Sarah’s Great Day.”  Then, check out their website and […]

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Walking for My Niece, Nephew and All Impacted by Autism




by Katie Batagianis Recently, while my husband and I were watching a basketball game on television, I noticed that one of the coaches was wearing a lapel pin in the shape of a puzzle piece, the nationally recognized symbol for Autism Spectrum Disorder.  I looked up the coach, Jason Kidd of the Brooklyn Nets, and discovered […]

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A View into The Arc Insurance Project with Michele Trivedi




Listen in as Michelle Fischer, host of “A View from My Window,” talks with Michele Trivedi, Manager of The Arc Insurance Project. Learn how Michele can help families who have a loved one with a developmental disability navigate their private insurance policies and increase their knowledge of basic health insurance issues, including the Affordable Care Act. […]

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