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We're on WKAL in Utica-Rome, New York every weeknight from 9 to 12. We've taken over Joe Walsh's spot (not the musician from The Eagles, but the politician) which follows Mark Levin. You can live stream.
As you can imagine, we covered a lot of topics in 15 hours on the air. I won't be going into as much detail in these Show Notes as I have in the past. I've listed specific resources for some of the callers. Here they are:
1. Turning back menopause with ovarian grafting.
2. The predators know how to get at your kids. Check out these apps to see if your kid is engaged in bullying or communicating with potential predators.
3. Josh wrote in about the cognitive problems (thinking, using memory) that he's been having lately. He's been treated for diabetes for years and I gave him information about the role of diabetes in cognitive decline, stroke, and, unfortunately, the early onset of Alzheimers', Huntingtons' and Parkinsons'.
I asked him to see his endocrinologist (manages diabetes), a neurologist and an educational therapist. Educational therapists typically work with students with learning issues and they're in the best position to help Josh learning "work arounds" as well as to identify assistive technology devices and software to support him daily.
He can learn more about the profession of an educational therapist and referrals in his area by going online at aetonline.org.
4. I referred a family to a speech and language therapist for their little guy who's struggling with both sound production (speech) and using the sounds of English competently (language). Parents can go to the website of the Association of Speech-Hearing-Language of America to find a therapist to help their son.
5. I learned about a new way for people to finish their high school diploma more easily than ever before. It's called finishyourdiploma.org. This resource helps you to identify adult education classes that help you get the education you missed.
6. A Momma wrote in about her 16-year-old son who is impacted by high-functioning autism. He was arrested during a traffic stop when he "freaked out" and was taken into custody for his own protection.
I explained to her that she failed to protect him by making sure he was 1) properly trained to handle a traffic stop and by 2) not having the card that explained his disabilities to hand to the cop.
Here are the resources she should consider:
A. What to do if you're stopped by a cop
B. Getting stopped by a cop. Teach your kids what to do.
C. Stopped by a cop? Teach your kids before it happens.
D. It's not just about driving-teaching your kids what to do if they are stopped by a police officer.
E. Fact cards for drivers with disabilities.
7. A Momma who lost her child to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is pregnant again and terrified. She knows she needs help, but is concerned about the cost of therapy. I advised her that continued high levels of stress can harm the baby she's carrying. Adrenaline is powerful enough to rewire the brain.
I recommended she consult with her insurance company about mental health coverage and to go online to sids.org to learn of resources in her community.
8. A Momma wrote in about her kids not apologizing to each other in meaningful ways, but from her description of the situations, I advised her to look at the many skirmishes that are erupting every day and focus on reducing those first.
I gave her some specific recommendations and advised her to read this article.
9. Detergent ingredients to avoid that negatively impact your body's naturally occurring bacteria and may contribute to eczema, headaches and rashes are sodium lauryl sulphate and sodium dodecyl sulphate.
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