17 episodes

New Horizons is a Nashville nonprofit that has served men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1971. We believe that every person is a work in progress and has a story worth sharing. This podcast will be a place for men and women from diverse backgrounds and with unique abilities to share their victories, challenges, and stories with the world. We hope you enjoy!

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    • 5.0, 14 Ratings

New Horizons is a Nashville nonprofit that has served men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1971. We believe that every person is a work in progress and has a story worth sharing. This podcast will be a place for men and women from diverse backgrounds and with unique abilities to share their victories, challenges, and stories with the world. We hope you enjoy!

    Megan Macon - Next Steps

    Megan Macon - Next Steps

    In this week’s episode, Megan Macon joins us to discuss Next Steps – Vanderbilt’s 4-year inclusive higher education program. Megan initially joined as a student mentor while an undergrad at Vanderbilt and now serves as the employment specialist for the...

    • 18 min
    Taylor Ellerbrock - The Bee Community

    Taylor Ellerbrock - The Bee Community

    In today's episode, Taylor Ellerbrock joins us to discuss The Bee Community, an organization she founded in College Station, TX as a place for adults of all abilities to work and belong. Taylor has been a great resource to New Horizons and shares our...

    • 25 min
    Carolyn Naifeh - Our Place

    Carolyn Naifeh - Our Place

    The very impressive and fun Carolyn Naifeh joins us for this week’s episode. Carolyn has led a incredible life, taking her around the world as she has served her community and individuals. We discuss her childhood abroad, time in Washington DC, and the...

    • 31 min
    Christine Theofanopoulus

    Christine Theofanopoulus

    It is hard to find somebody who has been as loyal to a field as Christine Theofanopoulus has been the past 31 years in the disability community. Christine is a dedicated mother, a wealth of knowledge, and I had a blast getting to know her better through...

    • 26 min
    4ForFour

    4ForFour

    One of my favorite things about New Horizons is how much fun we have. When we go on outings, celebrate holidays and birthdays, or even on an average Wednesday - you can always hear laughter. So, we are going to change things up for this week’s episode....

    • 18 min
    April Harrington - Board Member's Perspective

    April Harrington - Board Member's Perspective

    In this week’s episode, our newest board member, April Harrington, joins us to discuss Costa Rica, opening her new firm in the midst of a global pandemic, and micro-farming. April has quickly become a tremendous asset and member of our team, she has...

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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Important stories about important people

Love this podcast and the host clearly has a passion for letting people tell their stories.

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Uplifting Stories

Stories that will warm your heart. Also a great host.

Thomas TN ,

Compassion meets passion

These podcasts tells stories that make me want to make my own story more outward, compassionate, and of lasting importance. They remind me that my life is not, must not, be too much about myself.

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