uTalkin2Me with BigJD – Wednesday, March 28th @ 4pm
This afternoon’s show is on “Autism Awareness” (Autism Awareness Day is April 2nd) & BigJD’s guests are…
UWindsor Professor Dr. Elizabeth Starr - who came to U of Windsor in 1996 and is a professor in the Faculty of Education. She teaches differentiated education (special ed.) to pre-service teachers and a graduate course on autism. Dr. Starr served on the Ministry of Education/Ministry of Child and Youth Services Autism Reference Group – a multidisciplinary group whose goal was to make recommendations related to education provisions for students with autism spectrum disorders.
Rita Miceli from Autism Ontario - mother of four children, one of whom has autism. She is actively involved with Autism Ontario for the past 13 years and presently Co-President of Autism Ontario, Windsor/Essex Chapter. Rita Miceli works for the GECDSB as a teacher and also as a professor in the “Autism and Behavioural Science Graduate Program” at St.Clair College.
Michael Rizk & Heather Howe – from “Autism And Us.” They are currently working with a U of W professor and some Masters students on a project to help people with “special needs” become more independent. They are very hopeful that this project will help reduce the stress and anxiety of their clients’ everyday lives while also boosting their self-esteem.
and Livia Congi, a mother of four kids, the oldest with autism. He is 8 years old, and was diagnosed at 25 months.
Also on CJAM this afternoon:
The Windsor Scene is your premiere spot for local music, airing live every Wednesday from 5:00 until 6:30 pm. On this week’s episode, your host Lauren Hedges interviews pop-punk group We Can Be Heroes as they gear up fro their show with Ten Second Epic at The Room (255 Ouellette) on April 5th. Tune in to hear their music and discussion with Lauren, plus great tunes from other bands playing Windsor’s venues this weekend. Only on CJAM 99.1 FM, redefining radio in Windsor and Detroit!