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A View From My Window

A View into the 2016 SAI Conference, Our Voice Our Story

        Listen in as Michelle talks with Amanda Circle, Consumer and Advocacy Support Specialist, about Self-Advocates of Indiana’s 2016 Conference and awards program. The conference takes place Wednesday, September 14 at The Palms Banquet and Conference Center in Plainfield, Indiana. Learn about the speakers, programs and goals for the conference; and how you […]

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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 into Medicaid Coverage for ABA Therapy, Autism Treatment through EPSDT

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 […]

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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, 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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A View in Tribute to Jewel Kats

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, […]

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A View with Scott Chesney

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, […]

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