Amie and Sara from the Gritty nurse podcast give advice on how to make a compelling argument for continued family presence at the bedside of patients with disabilities even as hospitals enforce no visitor and no support person policies due to the pandemic.

Dr. Roberta Shaler offers advice on dealing with difficult people while advocating for your child with a disability. School advocacy can be hard – downright infuriating – when you are dealing with people who are making it harder than it needs to be by standing between your child and what they need to for successful inclusion and learning. Dr. Shaler offers effective strategies for building rapport, taking care of yourself and moving towards successful teamwork.