Practical Access Podcast

Practical Access Podcast

Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines, professors at the University of Central Florida in the College of Community Innovation and Education, have worked with schools and parents across the country. They take a fun and informal look at "practical" situations from teachers, parents, and people with disabilities. Our approach is fast, flexible thinking about "real" life problems. This podcast is not about the "legal" approach but our best advice from personal and professional experience.

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December 13, 2022 13 min
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In today’s episode, we have two special guests from Inspire of Central Florida, Nashalie Soto and Liliana Continanzi. Tune in to learn more about Inspire of Central Florida and how they provide educational, vocational, residential, and transportation services to adults with special needs in Central Florida. Their various Special Needs Adults Day Programs provide a safe environment for adults of differing abilities as they pursue in...

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December 6, 2022 12 min

What does obtaining a Doctoral of Philosophy (Ph. D) mean? How can we support more individuals to get a terminal degree in Special Education? Why is research so important in special education? Tune in to today's episode to hear how Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines tackle these questions and more! 

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In today’s episode, we talk about how to support students with Emotional Behavioral Disorders (EBD). Don't forget we love to hear from our listeners! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out. We look forward to receiving your questions on our Google Phone (407) 900- 9305, Facebook (Practical Access), Twitter (@AccessPractical), or Instagram (@Practical_Access).

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In today’s episode, we talk about all Nonverbal Communication!

 Don't forget we love to hear from our listeners! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out. We look forward to receiving your questions on our Google Phone (407) 900- 9305, Facebook (Practical Access), Twitter (@AccessPractical), or Instagram (@Practical_Access).

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November 25, 2022 9 min

 Studies have shown the cumulative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the educational setting. This impact includes learning loss but also how we interact with one another. In today's episode, Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines talk about post-pandemic learning concerns. Please tune in to hear some of their tips on increasing students' executive function skills and the importance of including more movement in the classroom.

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Co-taught inclusion classes can look wildly different depending on how the model is implemented, and there's no silver bullet on how it's done. In today's episode, Drs. Rebecca Hines and Lisa Dieker continue their conversation on co-teaching and share some tips on how they've collaborated successfully to help build an effective teaching partnership. 

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November 17, 2022 13 min

In today’s episode, Dr. Rebecca Hines interviews Dr. Lisa Dieker about Co-Teaching.  Co-teaching is a collaborative approach to instruction in which two teachers, typically a general education teacher and a special education teacher, work together to plan and implement instruction for a class that includes students with disabilities. Tune in to this episode to hear their tips on co-teaching for teachers, and administrators, and how...

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November 15, 2022 10 min

Drs. Rebecca Hines and Lisa Dieker are back for season nine! This season we are talking all about "their favorite things." This includes topics such as co-teaching, technology, and a few special guests! Please tune in today as they kick off the first episode of the season and focus on technology. 

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September 16, 2022 11 min

Today we wrap up Season 11 with Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines. Don't forget we love to hear from our listeners! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out. We look forward to receiving your questions on our Google Phone (407) 900- 9305, Facebook (Practical Access), Twitter (@AccessPractical), or Instagram (@Practical_Access).

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Today we have a special guest for you! We have Stacy Yutko from Knoebels Amusement Park. Don't forget we love to hear from our listeners! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out. We look forward to receiving your questions on our Google Phone (407) 900- 9305, Facebook (Practical Access), Twitter (@AccessPractical), or Instagram (@Practical_Access).

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September 1, 2022 15 min

Today we have a special guest for you! We have Nicole Warren from Chance 2 Dance  (C2D). In 2018, Nicole Warren designed the blueprints for a new dance studio vision; C2D built out the state of Florida's First sensory-friendly dance studio and black box theater to provide a safe, inclusive, and accommodating atmosphere for all individuals to receive specialized dance classes.  Chance 2 Dance is Central Florida's only inclus...

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In today's episode, Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines sit down with the owner of Arts for Autism, Audrey Amadeo. Audrey was born and raised in Miami, Florida, and has always been passionate about giving back to her community by teaching and working with individuals with Autism. Audrey earned a Master’s degree in Developmental Disabilities with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University. She...

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In today's episode, Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines converse with Catherine Linder from the Orlando Ballet. Catherine uses her passion for dance to advocate for the inclusion of arts in education to enable children and students to become more conscious, creative, and innovative. Tune in to learn about Orlando Ballet's commitment to expanding opportunities to allow children with varying abilities to express themselves thr...

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Today we have a special treat for you! Our hosts Drs. Dieker and Hines get to sit down with Dr. Janet Bertoni, a part of Autism on the Seas. Autism on the Seas is an international organization that develops cruise vacation services to accommodate adults and families living with children with Special Needs. This includes but is not limited to, Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and all Cogni...

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Today we have a special treat for you! Our hosts, Drs. Dieker and Hines get to sit down with a friend of the show and mom, Kathleen Williams. Kathleen is not only a part of the UCF Exceptional Education family but also a mother to a son with special needs. In this episode, she shares her experiences as a mother to a social and lovable son with Autism and ADHD. She shares his journey from growing up and supporting him through therap...

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In today’s episode, Drs. Lisa Dieker and Rebecca Hines have a conversation with Andrea Piazza. Andrea Piazza graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is passionate about working with underserved communities such as individuals with special needs, eating disorders, complex trauma, and members of the LBGTQIA+ community. Andrea has served as a substance use c...

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July 22, 2022 16 min

Drs. Rebecca Hines and Lisa Dieker are starting Season 8 with their first guest, Jeannie to talk about Equestrian Horseback Riding. Please don't forget to tune in! 

Don't forget we love to hear from our listeners! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out. We look forward to receiving your questions on our Google Phone (407) 900- 9305, Facebook (Practical Access), Twitter (@AccessPractical), or Instagram (@Pr...

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July 8, 2022 11 min

 Drs. Rebecca Hines and Lisa Dieker are starting Season 8 with ideas and suggestions for a fun summer. Please tune in today as our first episode as we kick off with our first episode of the summer as we explore fun options and practical tips to enjoy the summer! 

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May 16, 2022 5 min
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