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Marie Considine, Director of Development at NAMI Westchester joins Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., on the Littman Krooks Podcast to discuss mental health awareness month, how to participate in NAMIWalks Your Way Westchester, fighting the stigma of mental health challenges, medical telehealth considerations and how to stay in touch with loved ones during quarantine. [POWERPRESS]

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Marjorie Madfis, Founder of Yes She Can, Inc. returns to the Littman Krooks podcast to discuss how Yes She Can’s job skills development program works remotely. Marjorie and Bernie talk about remote coaching, counseling and social engagement programming that trains participants to adapt and adjust quickly and to learn new skills while practicing their skill sets in flexibility, resilience, and perseverance.   [POWERPRESS]

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Social Distancing with Special Olympics New York

Stacey Hengsterman, President and CEO of Special Olympics New York, the largest Special Olympics chapter in the country joins Bernard A. Krooks to discuss fighting isolation during social distancing for athletes with intellectual disabilities during COVID-19. Stacey also discusses virtual work-out programs, advocacy for inclusion and fan support for athletes.     [POWERPRESS]

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Jordan Jankus, Coordinator of Person-Centered & Cognitive Supports at Arc of Westchester, joins Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., to discuss Arc of Westchester’s remote services at this time, personal technology and smart phone updates, utilizing apps for people with special needs, and, helping people with cognitive disabilities find person-centered technology solutions during COVID-19.

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Littman Krooks partner Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., and partner Marion M. Walsh, Esq., discuss how students, educators and parents alike are trying to chart their course in our newfound world of online or remote learning, and the supplemental fact sheet issued by The United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)  on the provision of remote or distance learning and …

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Estate Planning in Chaotic Times

Littman Krooks attorneys Laura Brancato, Esq., Amy C. O’Hara, Esq., and Brian L. Miller, Esq., join Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., to discuss how families and people with disabilities can complete estate planning documents and advance directives using video technology during chaotic times.

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Liz O’Donnell, Founder of Workingdaughter.com and author of Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring for Your Aging Parents While Making A Living joins us on this episode of the Littman Krooks Podcast to  discuss the care giving process: examining behavior between siblings, managing resentment between siblings, dialogues with employers and how care giving gives us the ability to connect to someone during one of their most vulnerable states. [POWERPRESS]

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Uniting the Talents of Dancers (with and without disabilities)

Mary Verdi-Fletcher, founder of the Dancing Wheels Company joins us to discuss what defines a dancer, uniting the talents of dancers both with and without disabilities and equal access in the world of dance and using performances to enhance public awareness of disability issues to promote social change in the field of arts and beyond. [POWERPRESS]

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Promoting the Well-Being of Caregivers

The Marsal Caregiver Center is located in Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. It is designed to promote the well-being of caregivers through compassionate support and a healing environment. On this episode of the Littman Krooks Podcast, Carla Assenza, LCSW, Director, discusses the demands that a caregiver assumes once a loved one needs assistance.

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