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The Big Purple Blob PODCAST

Feb 23, 2022

How can we support our kids through grief, illness and bereavement overseas? Sharoya Ham interviews Child Specialist Carolyn Parce Rizzo to find out how

How to Help Children Through a Parent's Serious Illness: Supportive, Practical Advice from a Leading Child Life Specialist


Feb 16, 2022

Sharoya gets insights from parents and specialists in this episode on supporting our kids in schooling options in this nomadic life.

To read Lovette's article about her son's experience with dyslexia click here.

  • To read Elizabeth's blog about social-emotional apps she uses with her kids click 

Feb 9, 2022

Do you have an inner critique?  Maybe you arrive at Post start comparing yourself to others or start judging yourself for feeling lonely.  This is a shared human experience by many in the Foreign Affairs community, and you are not alone.  In this week's episode, we share our reflections and insights from Dr. Kristen...

Feb 2, 2022

Sharoya Ham and more info on Assistive Tech and the options for your child's learning support needs. Laura is the program coordinator at Missouri Assistive Technology.

Contact info.:

  • To contact an AT specialist or an assistive technology practitioner (ATP) within your home state‚Äôs AT Program,...