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“I Am Able” is a podcast to empower individuals of all abilities. It features biweekly interviews, discussions with special needs individuals, doctors, therapists, parents, caretakers, and more conducted by our host Jamie Lord-Tovar. The objective of the podcast is to bring acceptance, and awareness to our communities when working with, living, and educating people of all abilities. Whether you want to learn more about living with people of all abilities or hear how these individuals navigate through life, this is the podcast for you.

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Early Intervention From a Physical Therap...

Andrea, a Physical Therapist, talks about Early Intervention and the importance of Pediatric PT i...

An Occupational Therapist Explains Early ...

Yuna, an Occupational Therapist, talks about Early Intervention with children born with delays, h...

A Mother of A Premature Child Discusses H...

Host Speaker  0:24  Thank you for joining us for another episode of I am Able. The goal...

A Teen Advocate for Tourette Syndrome

Avery, a teenager with Tourette Syndrome, speaks out about the disease and how she lives with it ...

Mother Shares Her Journey Raising a Daugh...

Amy, a mother of a teenage with Tourette Syndrome, discusses what it is like raising a child with...

Occupational Therapist Who Works in NICU ...

In this podcast, Dawn, an Occupational Therapist, discusses her experiences working in the Neonat...

Challenges of Finding the Perfect School ...

Dina, a mother of a non-verbal teenager on the Autism spectrum, discusses the obstacles of findin...

Nonverbal Teenager on the Autism Spectrum...

Josh, a non-verbal teenager shares his experience going to school at Westmoreland Academy (WA). ...

Teaching Styles for Autistic VS. Emotiona...

Olivia, a Westmoreland Academy teacher, discussed the difference between working with Autistic st...

How the SGPD Handle Mental Health Crisis

In this episode, we speak to Gil, an officer at the San Gabriel Police Department (SGPD). He sha...

Girls Have Autism Too!

Marissa, also known as Mari, shares her thoughts on growing up with Autism and her transition fro...

Father Shares His Journey Raising a Daugh...

In this podcast, Joe talks about his experiences raising his daughter, Mari, who has Autism. He ...

An Adult with Disabilities Shares Her Dev...

In this podcast Mary shares her experiences working with a disability. She has worked at the Lan...

A Day in the Life of a Client Empowered b...

Nataly, a client of IRL’s Transition and Adult Services (TAS) program, shares her dreams for he...

Autistic Musician Shares Music, Passion, ...

Enrique is a client at IRL’s Transition and Adult Services (TAS) program. In this podcast, Enr...