Persistence U with Lizbeth

Episode 49: Educator/Author Lynne Podrat's Personal Story of Why She's Passionate About Celebrating the Contributions of People With Special Needs

December 22, 2021 Lizbeth Meredith Season 1 Episode 49
Persistence U with Lizbeth
Episode 49: Educator/Author Lynne Podrat's Personal Story of Why She's Passionate About Celebrating the Contributions of People With Special Needs
Show Notes

Lynne Podrat wasn't supposed to hear the conversation about her baby brother having Down Syndrome many decades ago. As a teenager, she wasn't supposed to intervene in her parent's plan to place him in a home for children with disabilities.

But she did.
And from those early days, Lynne learned to become a fierce advocate for her brother, and for others experiencing disabilities.

You will learn:
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The positive impact Lynne's brother made, not only on her, but the world around him.
* Why it's important that schools and workplaces to welcome people with disabilities.
* That many people feel awkward or even scared of people different than themselves.

For show notes, click HERE