Home Truths, Dare & Promise!

Home Truths, Dare & Promise!

Where Mothers, Rebels & Disrupters raising the roof on disability rights & housing outcomes share their stories


January 26, 2023 34 mins
This is an intensely personal episode, my conversation with someone I have known since she was about 4 years old. She is a remarkable sibling who decided to ask uncomfortable questions and share her own home truths, in a very personal, yet public way. She wanted to 'stand up' and talk frankly about the future, and housing options for her non-verbal autistic brother. Morgan discusses the research and interviews that led he...
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We are staying in Colorado to find out why this state is regarded by our disrupters & experts as a leader in forward thinking on affordable, accessible & neuroinclusive housing options. And we are getting the inside track on how universal or smart design is an integral part of Trailhead Community, now under construction in the Denver metro area. This episode takes us to the heart of our disrupters mission to create communi...
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December 8, 2022 53 mins
We are hanging out in Colorado for this episode, at a groundbreaking ceremony and making coffee with two mothers as they tell the extraordinary stories behind the communities they are building here. Find out what it takes, from their journeys to launch Tall Tales Ranch and Trailhead Community.
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November 30, 2022 50 mins
"If you build it, they will come..." but how did our pioneers do it? From East to West Coast USA, our disrupters tell us about their adventures in making dream residential solutions for the neurodiverse community a reality and the data that is rewarding their risk-taking. They share the goals, toolkits & funding approaches that are helping them challenge the current system around supportive housing & the affordable ...
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November 22, 2022 51 mins
From Rockville Maryland, to Denver Colorado and Phoenix Arizona we join virtual tours of some cool living spaces with our participants and we dive deeper with our disrupters into how they are challenging the current system when it comes to housing infrastructure, the affordable housing industry and government funding. Our candid and timely commentary from our participants will make you want to put on your campaigning boots and join...
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November 22, 2022 53 mins
In the series premiere episode, we meet our disrupters for the first time as they guide us through the challenges faced by individuals with Intellectual and developmental disabilites when it comes to finding 'home' and we get a history lesson about the disturbing legacy of Institutions as a housing solution. We also hear from some early pioneers/mothers who refused to accept what was out there in terms of future living arr...
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November 3, 2022 18 mins
Eavesdrop on snippets of my conversations with some of the podcast's contributors, and hear my audio diary about why I made this podcast about some home truths around the complex and vexed subject of 'living arrangements' faced by thousands and thousands of people who are often treated as, 'less than' by society and have little voice in where or how they live their lives.

My passion is advocating within the aut...
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