15 episodes

This PodCast shares stories, resources, and support for people with disabilities and their families. You will hear content from self-advocates, advocates of people with disabilities, community members, and all others who share the passion or curiosity for advocating for disability rights and equality. It consists of one main host (Michael Arrigoni) and rotating co-hosts who will share their respective in the fight for disability rights.
You can support the PodCast here by providing a donation of any sort to paypal.me/advocacyprime

Advocacy PRIME Michael Arrigoni

    • Education

This PodCast shares stories, resources, and support for people with disabilities and their families. You will hear content from self-advocates, advocates of people with disabilities, community members, and all others who share the passion or curiosity for advocating for disability rights and equality. It consists of one main host (Michael Arrigoni) and rotating co-hosts who will share their respective in the fight for disability rights.
You can support the PodCast here by providing a donation of any sort to paypal.me/advocacyprime

    AP/ICEC #7 Dr. Stringfellow, Associate Professor at Eastern Illinois University

    AP/ICEC #7 Dr. Stringfellow, Associate Professor at Eastern Illinois University

    On the 7th conjunction episode of AdvocacyPRIME and ICEC, we sit down with Dr. Jennifer Stringfellow about the benefits of joining an organization like CEC, how she enjoys mentoring students, and the amazing things that Eastern Illinois University (EIU) offers to students. Dr. Stringfellow is an associate professor at EIU, received her masters and PhD from University of Las Vegas (UNLV).

    • 20 min
    AP/ICEC #6 Bethanie Whittaker, ICEC Past President, Ray Graham Memorial Fund Chair

    AP/ICEC #6 Bethanie Whittaker, ICEC Past President, Ray Graham Memorial Fund Chair

    On the 6th conjunction episode of AdvocacyPRIME/Illinois Council for Exceptional Children, the past president (advisory council), Ray Graham Memorial fund chair Bethanie Whittaker talks to us about the importance of CEC membership, the amazing things that ICEC is currently doing, and the benefits that you get for joining a great organization like this! Bethanie has her Masters in Special Education and Educational Leadership.

    • 29 min
    AP/ICEC #5 Kevin Jones, Restorative Practices, Restorative Practices Trainer/Consultant for International Institute for Restorative Practices

    AP/ICEC #5 Kevin Jones, Restorative Practices, Restorative Practices Trainer/Consultant for International Institute for Restorative Practices

    On the 5th conjunction episode of AdvocacyPRIME and ICEC, Kevin Jones and I sat down to discuss Restorative Practices. Kevin has his masters in Restorative Practices, Educational Leadership, is affiliated with the Regional Office of Education #17, International Institute for Restorative Practices, Retired Principal for Alternative Schools, and Adjunct Professor/Trainer/Coach. 

    • 45 min
    AP/ICEC #4 John Snakenborg, PEARSON Lead Trainer for SPED EdTPA, Associate Professor

    AP/ICEC #4 John Snakenborg, PEARSON Lead Trainer for SPED EdTPA, Associate Professor

    On the 4th conjunction episode of AdvocacyPRIME and ICEC, John Snakenborg helps teacher candidates succeed on the required Special Education EdTPA during student teaching. He offers tips, suggestions, and uncovers myths to help YOU pass your EdTPA. Snakenborg trains the evaluators of this test, is an associate professor, and makes nation-wide presentations on this content.

    • 27 min
    AP/ICEC #3 Stephenie Joerger, "YES I CAN" Awards Chair, High School Special Education Teacher

    AP/ICEC #3 Stephenie Joerger, "YES I CAN" Awards Chair, High School Special Education Teacher

    On the 2nd AdvocacyPRIME/Illinois Council for Exceptional Children (ICEC) conjunction episode, Ms. Stephenie Joerger talks about how she has benefited from CEC, her current role in ICEC, the importance of Mindfulness and practicing it as a teacher and much more. Ms. Joerger is a High School Special Education teacher who works with students with Emotional Disturbances and other disabilities. Listen as she she speaks with passion and love for the field. 

    • 28 min
    AP/ICEC #2 Dr. Reynolds/ Dr. Stipp, CEC Members and Professors, Olivet Nazarene University

    AP/ICEC #2 Dr. Reynolds/ Dr. Stipp, CEC Members and Professors, Olivet Nazarene University

    On the 2nd AdvocacyPRIME/Illinois Council for Exceptional Children (ICEC) conjunction episode, Drs. Reynolds/Stipp talk to us about the power of CEC at the University level and what they are doing for the community for people with disabilities. Also, they talk about the origination of Olivet Nazarene University and their teacher prep program, as well as an amazing Symposium that they just recently had.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

NickHancart ,

Great resource!

Michael’s passion is easily evident each episode. He is able to have guests break down tough topics so that people who may not be directly involved in the community can learn and enjoy.

torzincharge ,

Amazing resource for everyone!

Couldn’t think of a more passionate person to represent this vulnerable population!! Michael thank you for sharing stories, resources, and most importantly your LOVE for what you do!

No matter who you are, what you do, please listen and dive into the depths AdvocacyPrime!

dmrot ,

Great podcast

Michael’s passion for people with disabilities shines through in this first podcast. I’m looking forward to more.

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