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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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, […]
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.
Listen in as Michelle Fisher talks with Clint McKay, Director of Operations, about The Arc’s Utility Support Program. This new program, provided in partnership with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, can assist families with utility costs, including payment for utility bills, funding to reactivate or prevent disconnection of services, deposit assistance to begin […]
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 […]
Several years ago Michelle was diagnosed with Celiac disease, a genetic autoimmune disease that damages the villi of the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. When she came across the website for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, she knew wanted to talk with president and CEO Alice Bast. Listen in as […]