Elim Thriving is a disability-focused podcast produced by Elim Christian Service's Learning program! We’re here to connect you with information & resources that promote thriving. Our goal is to see you and the individuals with disabilities that you support thriving together in community.
Finding Your Strengths
Check out this rich conversation with school leader Brian Verwolf and find more joy in teaching, leading, parenting, and living by leveraging your unique strengths.
Unpacking Inclusion with Macy Gilson
Allie interviews Macy Gilson, a speech pathologist, children's book author, and inclusion advocate, about what truly makes a school environment inclusive. She gives us tips, recommendations, and tangible resources for creating inclusive classrooms starting at the beginning of the school year - no matter what your classroom looks like. Visit Macy's website at https://www.macygilson.com/ for resources, inclusive book lists, and to purchase her inclusive children's book.
All About Applied Behavior Analysis
Nicole Morris is a special educator, ABA therapist, aspiring BCBA, and a blogger/content creator who shares with us ALL of the basics of Applied Behavior Analysis, how to use these concepts in the classroom, and all the misconceptions surrounding ABA practices. You can continue learning from Nicole on her podcast, Adaptation Station (you can find it anywhere you listen to podcasts!) and from her blog (www.adaptationstation.net).
Learn from parent and advocate Jody Warshawsky, host of the Accepting the Unacceptable podcast, as she shares her journey as a mother of a child with Autism and Epilepsy.
Vocational Skills & Programming Made Easy
Learn from Fiona Gonzalez, special education teacher and vocational skills expert from the blog Adulting Made Easy, as she shares her experience and her expertise on vocational and life skills for teens and adults with disabilities.
Executive Functioning: The struggle is real.
You DO NOT want to miss this incredible episode with world-renowned executive functioning coach Seth Perler! Seth shares his wisdom and insider tips on how to help kids who struggle with executive functioning- those kids who can't seem to focus, get themselves organized, or follow through on tasks. If you're the teacher or parent of a child like this, you'll gain a whole new understanding of how you can help.