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Friends For Life Podcast


Nov 13, 2023

Join Dr. Craig Escude in this inspiring episode of the IDD Health Matters podcast, recorded at the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry conference in Denver, Colorado. Our special guest, Amanda Harnnauth, a poet, Special Olympics athlete, and an advocate for people with disabilities, shares her journey and insights. Amanda talks about her experiences in Special Olympics, her advocacy work, and how she uses poetry as a tool for self-expression and empowerment. She also discusses the importance of kindness, respect, and inclusion in healthcare and society, especially for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Tune in to hear Amanda's powerful story and her moving poetry, showcasing her unique perspective and unyielding spirit.