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INSIGHT – HELLISH CONDITIONS FOR RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AT HOWARD BEACH GROUP HOME, SELMA BLAIR REVEALS MS DIAGNOSIS AND MORE

A wall separates Jack and Corrine Wlody from the neighboring Birch Family Services group home for adults with intellectual disabilities though the screams and yells, crashes, thuds and bangs inside the group home combined with the oppressive actions by the direct support providers witnessed outside the home prove and demonstrate what many neighbors fear is happening inside this home – …

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INSIGHT – FINGERS AS BRUSHERS AND A DEEP SOUL FOR EYES, SAUDI SLAUGHTER AND CANNABIS CONUNDRUM

Laura Meddens is a supremely talented and creative artist who began painting less then five years ago when her remaining vision failed lost though her work appears to be the result of decades of experimentation and practice.  Laura’s story of resiliency and determination to succeed on several fronts is astounding. Check out Laura Medden’s work: http://laurameddens.com/ Mark discusses the how the Saudi government …

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INSIGHT – COLIN KAPERNICK STANDS FOR RACE, MARK’S CLUB MED DREAM JOB CONUNDRUM, POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION – THE COMMON REALITY.

Nike gets it though many Americans perceive Colin as anti-American for his protest of racial inequality.  Is paradise all it’s cracked up to be?  Mark shares his hilarious bartending experiences while working at Club Med in Turks and Caicos (rated R).  It’s all to common though the dialogue for post partum depression remains hush, hush. Have Mark speak at your …

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INSIGHT – 125 YEARS OF UNPARALLEL HELEN KELLER SERVICES, THE MIRACULOUS MELISSA, MODEL WITH DISABILITY ROCKS NY FASHION WEEK CATWALK – 09.14.18

Joe Bruno, President and CEO of Helen Keller Services joins Mark to discuss their gargantuan milestone of 125 years of vital service to consumers who are blind or visually impaired.  Learn more: https://www.helenkeller.org/ Melissa Mroz’s is leading an extraordinary life.  A life that depicts how hard work, determination and resiliency can take one far.  Melissa’s ability to overcome a near …

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INSIGHT – AIR MAX SOARS ON/OFF MOTOCROSS TRACK, DEMI LOVATO’S MENTAL HEALTH, FESTIVAL FOR THE SOUL AND THE 1ST STARBUCKS THAT TALKS JAVA VIA SIGN LANGUAGE

X Games competitor, Max Gomez was riding a mini-bike (small motorcycle) at 4 and he was competing at 6.  The speed, the 50ft high jumps, the adrenaline and other thrilling aspects of motocross is what keeps this remarkable young mad coming back.  Even an accident that claimed his right foot was not going to slow down this indomitable young man …

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INSIGHT – THE FUTURE OF AMERICA’S YOUTH, WHAT MOTIVATES MARK, DISCOVER JOMO, SUNNY BUMP – 07.16.18

Dr. Irwin Redlener, Pediatrician, Co-Founder of the Children’s Health Fund, Columbia University Professor and author of “THE FUTURE OF US – What the Dreams of Children Mean For 21st Century America” discusses the many variables that have an unprecedented mount of homeless children in the U.S.  We muse about the many factors that impact youth and their potential to succeed in life to …

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INSIGHT – 2 BLIND BROTHERS BECOME T-SHIRT TITANS, GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DENIED ACCESS TO STAGE FOR DIPLOMA B/C OF WHEELCHAIR – 06.29.18

Bradford and Bryan Manning are typical brothers – they poke fun at each other, drive each other crazy and oh yeah – create a t-shirt empire for the sake of funding research for degenerative retinal diseases so one day they can be cured of Stargardt disease – a disease that greatly diminishes central vision.  Listen how 2 Blind Brothers and …