Oh, So Extra!
By Allison Sweatman
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Here you’ll find stories of special needs advocacy, a healthy dose of real talk, and practical tools to inspire you to live a life that is redeemed and thriving.
||Clean#016 | Interview with Heather Avis of The Lucky Few||Author of The Lucky Few This week, Ali is thrilled to be joined by writer and advocate Heather Avis. They discuss her family, how to share your own story, and some of the other work she is doing right now. Links The Lucky Few on Instagr||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#015 | Interview with Filmmaker Brian Donovan||Ali chats with filmmaker & advocate Brian Donovan, director of Kellys Hollywood, an award-winning documentary about his sister Kelly, who has Down Syndrome||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Little Extra 002 | More Facts About Down Syndrome||More quick facts in honor of Down Syndrome awareness month! Do kids with with DS resemble their parents? Find out by making your week a little extra||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#014 | Diagnosis Story with Lauren Ochalek||Today Ali is joined by Lauren Ochalek, a Rockin Mom and adoptive parent who played a big part in Alis adoption as well.||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Little Extra 001 | Quick Facts About Down Syndrome||In this first episode, I share some quick facts in honor of Down Syndrome awareness month! Did you know there are three different kinds of Down Syndrome? Listen to learn more!||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#013 | Our Diagnosis Story||The Story of How We Heard the News It’s Down Syndrome Awareness month! In honor of that, Allison and Andrew tell the story of finding out prenatally that their lovely daughter Rosie has Down Syndrome. There’s a lot of talk about complex emoti||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#012 | The Story of Beau||Whats it like to adopt a toddler with Down Syndrome? Find out this week as Allison and Andrew tell the story of adopting their sweet son Beau||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#011 | Nutrition & Mental Health with Holly Higgins||Allison interviews Holly Higgins, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Whole30 certified coach, about nutrition, mental health, and food sensitivities.||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#010 | How the Whole30 Changed My Life with Andrew Sweatman||In this episode, Ali interviews her wonderful husband Andrew and they discuss their familys journey with the Whole30. They also talk a lot about squash.||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#009 | Six Ways Life Has Changed Since Adopting Our Son with Down Syndrome||Ali explains how her family has changed since the adoptoin of her sweet son Beau, who just happens to have Down Syndrome.||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
What an amazing family! Great tips of all parents. Grateful that Andrew and Allison are so willing to share their life experience with us.
Allie & her hubby are some of the most selfless people you can know. Their commitment to family, faith & fostering are encouraging to those around them. I look forward to following this podcast & look forward to being sharpened in different areas of my own life.
As a special needs mom, I am so appreciative of this podcast! There is so much great information, advice, and tips shared!!! Please give it a listen!