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INSIGHT – FROM BEING SHOCKED TO WAKING THE WORLD, LIFE WITH SOUND, A LITTLE IS A LOT – 05.25.18

Eric Kussin, founder of “We’re All A Little Crazy” discusses the inception of the Global Mental Health Alliance where Athletes, Celebrities, and Expert Practitioners share experiences and insight to educate students on mental health.  This former successful professional sports executive didn’t develop this idea overnight rather it was during the course of two years when he was in the depths …

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INSIGHT – THE ROOTS OF POLITICS AS USUAL AND PARTISANSHIP, LAYA LOVE’S LENS OF LIFE CHANGES LIVES, POLICE CYCLE FOR FALLEN COMRADES – 05.10.18

HE ROOTS OF POLITICS AS USUAL AND PARTISANSHIP, LAYA LOVE’S LENS OF LIFE CHANGES LIVES, POLICE CYCLE FOR FALLEN COMRADES    John A. Lawrence, author of “THE CLASS OF ’74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship”, worked in the House of Representatives for 38 years, the last 8 as chief of staff to Nancy Pelosi and he offers great insight and …

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INSIGHT – ALL ENCOMPASSING ABILITIES EXPO, AVICII’S GIFT AND CURSE, BROAD BASE POLITICS, CITIZEN VIRTUAL PATROL PITFALLS – 05.03.18

Lew Shomer discusses how he and business partner David Korse recognized how underserved persons with disabilities were and purchased Abilities to provide a platform so equipment, information, services and so much more can be experienced in one setting for persons with disabilities, caregivers, family and friends.  Ten years later, Abilities Expo is the leading producer of events for all disabilities and …

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INSIGHT – TECHNOLOGY LEVELS MUSEUMS, IS AMERICA READY FOR A DRAG QUEEN IDOL?, MARIAH’S MENTAL HEALTH , LABOR SHORTAGE MAY HAVE YOU GETTING YOUR HANDS DIRTY – 04.19.18

New York’s Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum unveiled its phenomenal and must experience multisensory exhibition, ‘The Senses: Design Beyond Vision’ and Michele Spitz, Philanthropist and Voice-Over Artist joins Mark to explain this cutting edge technology that includes her voice and donation which highlights how multisensory design can solve problems and enhance life for everyone by amplifying their ability to receive …

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INSIGHT – REARING RESPECTFUL KIDS, ADJUSTING FOR RIGHT RESULT, TRAVEL MINUS THE AGENT, GOING THE MARRIAGE DISTANCE – 04.02.18

How have we become respectful, mannered and tolerant? Mark attributes his traits to his upbringing where his parents instilled these and believes it’s the role of parents to do that and much more including  enlightening both boys and girls on boundary issues regarding intimacy. Dreadful beginnings don’t dictate awful endings.  Mark shares how everything was going far south prior to …

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INSIGHT – SURVIVOR CYCLES TO ERADICATE SUICIDE, CAMP THAT MENDS HEARTS, MICK-DADDY AGAIN, VISIONARY HELEN KELLER STUDENTS – 03.09.18

Josh Quigley intentionally drove his car 80 mph into a concrete barrier in an attempt to end his life.  Without barely a scratch – Josh miraculously survived his suicide attempt and realized he is greater and stronger then his depression and vowed to change his health and how society perceives mental illness.  So Josh devised a plan to cycle an …

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INSIGHT – MUSIC’S EPICENTER TEACHES TO A DIFFERENT BEAT, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED INCLUDES PARALYMPIAN WITH DISABILITY IN SWIMWEAR, NEW CONCUSSION TEST – 02.20.18

Jon Leidersdorf, drummer, song writer, producer, engineer and entrepreneur shares with Mark how he conceived and developed Lakehouse Music Academy, a state of-the-art facility where students (ages 2-70) are taught relevant, real life music education by passionate seasoned professionals in the epicenter of music – Asbury Park, N.J.  “The Big Gig” is the pinnacle for students (and parents) each semester where they proudly showcase the …

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INSIGHT – COMMON CORE QUESTIONED, DISABLED GERBER BABY FOR INCLUSION, THE NEW ROCKET MAN, SUPER BOWL CHAMPS WITH DECORUM – 02.08.18

Author and Fordham Political Science Professor, Nicholas Tampio joins Mark to discuss his new eye-opening book COMMON CORE: National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy (Johns Hopkins University Press).  Tampio supports his stand with hard evidence and telling details about standards, homework, tests, legislation, policies, and the people affected: parents, teachers, and kids.  Tanpio muses how teachers are trained to teach for …

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INSIGHT – JAZZ ICONS JAM FOR NYC DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE, 160 VICTIMS OF NASSAR HAVE DAYS IN COURT, SUE GRAFTON’S FINAL CHAPTER – 01.25.18

Download this episode (right click and save) It was a privilege to have Mike Le Donne, renowned Jazz Pianist and Founder/Pres/CEO Disability Pride NYC (501C3 non-profit organization), on the show to discuss the impetus on forming Disability Pride NYC and how vital their NYC Disability Pride Parade is in eradicating serotypes, bridging communities and creating a platform for performers and attendees with disabilities to experience inclusion and …

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INSIGHT – KIDS CREATE THE GLOBES BIGGEST HUG, NEW GOV. OF N.J. WASTES NO TIME, ONLY IN NYC, BIG LITTLE MENTAL HEALTH TALK

The Big Hug Ambassador – Kari Wagner shares with Mark how 1st – 6th graders in the B Gold Florida organization envisioned an event to demonstrate to the world just how much good there is despite ubiquitous negative news. Hear how most these most ambitious and impassioned future leaders are spreading kindness on Sunday January 21st in St. Petersburg Florida, Times Square …