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This page contains archived episodes of the SpecialNeeds Lifestyles radio show, hosted by Larry Finman. Effective Dec 25th 2011 Special Needs Lifestyles will be from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sunday Afternoons after the Desert Garden Radio Show. Listen on 1030 AM KVOI or listen live.

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3/25/12

Episode 107

Hospice

Guest: Susan Howard (Carondelet Hospice) and Corinne Spalding

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2/19/12

Episode 106

Handi-Dogs

Guest:Veronica

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2/12/12

Episode 105

Guest: Mary Mallone

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2/05/12

Episode 104

Mastering a Healthy Self Image

Guest: Darrel Knock

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1/22/12

Episode 103

The Special Needs Store

Guest: Kelly Savage

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1/15/12

Episode 102

Music Therapy

Guest: Jackie Burger
Facebook
AZ Music Therapy

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1/08/12

Episode 101

Guest: Betty Clark

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12/18/11

Episode 100

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12/11/11

Episode 99

Guest: Torme Newman (Caregiver Education and Training)

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11/27/11

Episode 98

Cutbacks to caregivers

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11/06/11

Episode 97

Guest: Ernie & Mona

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10/30/11

Episode 96

  • Guest: David McCauley (Wise Up Secure Paralysis)
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10/02/11

Episode 95

Assistive technology for people with special needs

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09/25/11

Episode 94

  • Guest: Wendy Wolf
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09/11/11

Episode 93

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08/21/11

Episode 92

  • Guest: Ed Myers (AZ Center for Disability Law)
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08/14/11

Episode 91

  • Guest: Gabe Dooling (Dooling Insurance)
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08/06/11

Episode 90

  • Guest: Joni Parry (Cancer survivor)
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07/31/11

Episode 89

  • Guest: Carol Nadu (Rheumatoid Arthritis)
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07/17/11

Episode 88

  • Guest: Cynthia Holmes and Sharon Kahn (American Parkinson's Disease Association) and Becky Farley (PhD Researcher)
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07/10/11

Episode 87

(2nd anniversary of this show!)

  • Guest: Christina Chattery (Consumer Direct) & Rachel Malone (caregiver)
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06/26/11

Episode 86

State Cuts to Medicaid $ & Medicare

  • Guest: Al Miller & Rachael Malone (caregivers)
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06/04/11

Episode 85

  • Guest: Cindy Seagroves (City of Tucson: Commision on Diability Issues)
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05/15/11

Episode 84

  • Guest: Madeline Edwards (Technology and Access Center of Tucson)
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04/17/11

Episode 83

Professional Organization and Daily Money Management

  • Guest: Lorraine Olsen (LJW Consulting)
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04/10/11

Episode 82

  • Guest: Michael McDonald (Habitat for Humanity)
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04/03/11

Episode 81

Discussing tax issues with seniors

  • Guests: Tom Kappler (Executive Director of Hundred Palms, Tucson) and Jennifer Walker (Senior Advocate at Pima Council on Aging)
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03/20/11

Episode 80

  • Guest: Dr. Joe Patterson
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03/13/11

Episode 79

  • Guest: Ida Esh't (Ms. Wheelchair Ohio, 1987-88)
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03/06/11

Episode 78

Today's topic is about autism

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02/20/11

Episode 77

  • Guest: Mike DeSchalit (Motivating Minds Hypnosis Center)
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02/06/11

Episode 75

  • Guest: Jennie Gokul
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01/30/11

Episode 74

  • Guest: Rodrick Scott (recovery trainer for Mobility Fitness)
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01/23/11

Episode 73

  • Topic: Adaptive equipment for vehicles
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01/09/11

Episode 71

  • Guest: Carl Foster, General Manager of Dependable Medical
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12/12/10

Episode 68

(We apologize for the poor audio quality -- this is a fluke we are unable to remedy)

  • Topic: Access Travel Center & Free Rider Health Care
  • Guest: Lou Novak (Access Travel Center)
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12/05/10

Episode 67

  • Topic: Funding for personal care attendant services
  • Guest: Vinnie
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11/21/10

Episode 65

  • Topic: Polio Epic Group
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10/17/10

Episode 60

  • Topic: Home Instead Senior Care
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10/10/10

Episode 59

  • Topic: 5 Scenarios: Situations that could cause physical injuries or disabilities
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10/03/10

Episode 58

  • Topic: Problems with transporting scooters or wheelchairs
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09/19/10

Episode 56

  • Guest: Gene Hildreth (Hot Dogs with Hearts)
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09/12/10

Episode 55

  • Guests: Stephanie Parker & Shannon Franklin (The Aurora Foundation)
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08/29/10

Episode 53

  • Guests: Sue Kroeger from the University of Arizona Disability Resource Center and Amanda Kraus who is the coordinator of the Veterans Program in the DRC.
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08/22/10

Episode 52

  • Topic: Playability Toys (a local company)
  • Guests: Bud and Sarah
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08/15/10

Episode 51

  • Topic: Introductory classes for "Living well with your disability"
  • Guest: Jenny Gokul
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08/08/10

Episode 50

  • Guest: Ruth McClung, Congressional Candidate
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08/01/10

Episode 49

  • Guest: Jim Deakin, Senatorial Candidate
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07/25/10

Episode 48

  • Guest: Scott Hodgkinson V.I.P. Coordinator, A.Y.S.O. & Tucson Challenger Little League
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07/18/10

Episode 47

  • Topic: Open forum -- all topics welcome
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07/11/10

Episode 46

  • Topic: Modification of RVs
  • Guest: Larry from Canyon State RV
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06/27/10

Episode 45

  • Topic: Automotive airbag questions and safety concerns
  • Guest: Bob and Margaret Brown
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06/20/10

Episode 44

  • Topic: IdealLife Program (heart and blood pressure monitoring program)
  • Guest: CareMore (Medicare Advantage Group)
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06/13/10

Episode 43

  • Topic: Personal Care Assistant/Attendant
  • Guest: Joyce Meyer; Wendy Wolf
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06/06/10

Episode 42

  • Topic: Summer camps
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05/16/10

Episode 41

  • Topic: Discussion of John Quinn's book "Someone Like Me: An unlikely story of challenge and triumph over cerebral palsy"
  • Guest: Chief Petty Officer John Quinn (ret.)
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05/09/10

Episode 40

  • Topic: JCC Summer Camp Program, Jewish Community Campus.
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04/25/10

Episode 39

  • Topic: Living with arthritis
  • Guest: Dr. David Smith (Director of the Disability Assessment Clinic)
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04/18/10

Episode 38

  • Topic: MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Guest: Az. Chapter of MS Society in Tucson
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04/11/10

Episode 37

  • Topic: Lupus & Role of Lupus Foundation in Arizona; Clinical trials
  • Guest: Lupus Foundation
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03/28/10

Episode 36

  • Topic: Solar energy systems and energy independence
  • Guest: Susan
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03/21/10

Episode 35

  • Topic: High school transition
  • Guest: Stephanie Johnson (Vail School District, AZ)
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03/14/10

Episode 34

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03/07/10

Episode 33

Guest: Bob Stupes at www.SpecialMuse.com

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02/28/10

Episode 32

Guest: Cindy Seagroves at www.allaccesstravel.com

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02/21/10 Episode 31 Play Episode
02/14/10 Episode 30 Play Episode
02/07/10 Episode 29 Play Episode
01/31/10 Episode 28 Play Episode
01/17/10 Episode 27 Play Episode
01/10/10

Episode 26

  • Topic: The "Not So" Newlywed Game
  • Guest: The Colonel
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12/20/09

Episode 25

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12/13/09

Episode 24:

  • Disability Etiquette
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12/06/09

Episode 23:

  • Home Instead Senior Care
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11/29/09

Episode 22:

  • Guest: Gabe w/ University of Arizona Quad Rugby Team
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11/22/09

Episode 21:

  • Direct Center for Independent Living
  • Guests: Mary and Wendy
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11/15/09

Episode 20:

(Note: a few minutes are missing from the beginning of the clip.)

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11/08/09

Episode 19:

  • Services available to you through SpecialNeedsVehicles.
  • Guests: Kevin Sedgwick
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11/01/09

Episode 18:

  • Reviewing Pre-Paid Legal Service
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Guests: Jamie and Stan
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10/24/09

Episode 17:

  • Guest: Jenny Gokul
  • Building an Inclusive Tucson (a seminar on Friday, Oct. 30, 2009).
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10/11/09

Episode 16: 

  • Pilot Parents of Southern Arizona
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10/04/09

Episode 15:

  • Conductive Education
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9/13/09

Episode 14:

  • Perspective of two people that have had physical challenges thrown at them
  • Guests: Wendy and Vinnie
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9/08/09

Episode 13:

Episode unavailable

 
8/30/09

Episode 12:

  • Dharma Dogs & Quality Dog training
  • Guests: Laura Horsey and Jenny Candle
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8/23/09

Episode 11:

  • Different kinds of lifts.
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8/16/09

Episode 10:

  • General discussion about vehicle modifications.
  • Guest: Scott Fricks
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7/19/09

Episode 9:

  • Housing Modifications
  • Guest: Sharon Mikrut
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7/12/09

Episode 8:

  • DAWN (Differently Abled Winners Network)
  • Guest: Wendy Wolf (Direct Center for Independent Living)
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These episodes are archived from Larry Finman's radio show on 104.1 FM The Truth.

Date Title Play Sound
6/13/09

Episode 7:

  • Direct Center for Independent Living
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6/6/09

Episode 6:

  • Polio Accesibility Issues
  • Interdependent Living

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5/30/09

Episode 5:

  • Neurological Challenges
  • Friedreich's Ataxia

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5/23/09

Episode 4:

  • Computer software accessibility features.

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5/16/09

Episode 3:

  • Airbag safety

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5/9/09

Episode 2:

  • Safe installation requirements
  • Airbag safety

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5/2/09

Episode 1:

  • About vehicle and home adaptation technologies.
  • The purpose of vehicle and home adapation.
  • Review of installation cases.
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5/2/09

Intro: About SpecialNeeds Lifestyles

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