In this episode, Lou talks to Mark Hunyor, a local parent. Mark and his wife have worked very hard to ensure that their son, Luca receives an inclusive education at his local public school.
The Inclusionista Dad
In this episode, Lou talks to Mark Hunyor, a local parent. Mark and his wife have worked very hard to ensure that their son, Luca receives an inclusive education at his local public school. Mark discusses the mentorship and support he receives from Family Advocacy and the open and collaborative relationship he has with his son's school to ensure that Luca receives his human right to an inclusive education.
The public school system is in a state of evolution, from exclusion going to segregation to inclusion.
PDA and CPS with Dr Theresa Kidd and Dr Miriam Kirby
Dr Theresa Kidd
In this episode Lou discussed PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) with Dr Theresa Kidd and Dr Miriam Kirby. They also discussed Collaborative Proactive Solutions and how they utilise the model in their clinical practice as well as working within schools to help PDA students to access learning.
Western Australian Warrior with parent advocate, Symone Wheatley-Hey
Lou and Symone talk about Western Australian education and how it's deeply failing Western Australian children. They discuss advocacy efforts at department and Minister level and also discuss Symone's clever idea for a group Disability Royal Commission submission that is entirely anonymous. An episode not to be missed for anyone in Australia!
In this episode, Lou talks to Yenn Purkis. Yenn Purkis is an author, public servant and passionate advocate for Autistic people and their families. Lou and Yenn talk about behaviourism, Yenn's life growing up, the intersection of neurodivergence with mental illness, gender diversity and other related topics that Yenn has first hand experience with, as well as Yenn's experience when they spent som