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IDTV is hosted by the Invisible Disabilities® Association, a 501c3 non-profit charity founded in 1996 and whose mission is to encourage, educate and connect people and organizations touched by illness, pain and disability around the globe. Join IDA on a journey as they highlight incredible stories of amazing courage, perseverance and inspiration via their InVisible InCourage Show and Annual Award Celebrations. Learn from top experts via their IDEAS (Invisible Disabilities® | Education | Awareness | Support) Programs on the Brain, Relationships, Healthy Humor, Healthy Homes, Healthy Living and more. IDA's Invisible No More® Show presents enjoyable and informative conversations that highlight incredible people, services and technologies!

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Stiff Person Syndrome Foundation
with CEO Tara Zier

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 16

Join host Jess Stainbrook, IDA's VP & Executive Director with Tara Zier, Founder, CEO & President of the Stiff Person Syndrome Foundation who also lives with Stiff Person Syndrome.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Therapeutic Humor
with neurohumorist
Karyn Buxman RN

Brain IDEAS Season 2, Episode 6

Karyn Buxman, MSN is an international Hall of Fame speaker, successful author, and neurohumorist (living at the intersection of the brain and humor). Karyn is a pioneer in the field of applied humor, starting with her master's thesis in graduate school and now continues her partnerships with leading neuroscientists. Today Karyn helps leaders and those they serve achieve peak performance and optimum health through the art and science of applied humor. Presented at IDA's 2016 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Top Business Experts on Relationships Panel

Love IDEAS - Episode 15

Be mentored by internationally recognized business and marketing experts and bestselling authors, Ken Blanchard, Greg Reid, Phoenix Jackson and John Ruhlin, hosted by IDA Executive Director, Jess Stainbrook, as they provide insight and support for business relationships impacted by stress and separation. Presented at IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Superbowl 58
with Dr Oz and Health Corps

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 15

Join host Jess Stainbrook, IDA's VP & Executive Director at Superbowl 58 with Dr. Oz, world renowned heart surgeon, Founder of HealthCorps, Professor Emeritus of Columbia University, & 9 times Emmy Award winning host of “The Dr. Oz Show.”

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Superbowl 58
with DeAndre Carter
on Type 1 Diabetes

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 14

Join host Jess Stainbrook, IDA's VP & Executive Director at Superbowl 58 with Las Vegas Raiders DeAndre Carter as they discuss Type 1 Diabetes.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Mental Training
with Dr Heidi Hanna

Brain IDEAS Season 2, Episode 5

Dr. Heidi Hanna is the Chief Energy Officer of Synergy Brain Fitness, a company providing brain-based health and performance programs to individuals and organizations, a Founding Partner of the Academy for Brain Health and Performance and a Fellow and Advisory Board Member for the American Institute of Stress. She is a NY Times bestselling author of several books, including The Sharp Solution, Stressaholic, and Recharge. Presented at IDA's 2016 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Servant Leadership
with Omar L Harris

Love IDEAS - Episode 14

As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Motivational Speaker and Entrepreneur, Omar L Harris is passionate about leading teams, high-performance coaching, and inspiring future leaders of today and tomorrow to adopt the servant leader mindset and stop toxic leadership behaviors. Presented at IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Impossible to Possible
with Author, Sue Stevenson

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 13

Join host Jess Stainbrook, IDA's VP & Executive Director along with Sue Stevenson who is a Professionally Certified Coach, author of Impossible to Possible: Neurostrategies for Healing, Humor and a Reimagined Life, a sought after speaker and expert in Humor with a certificate in the science of happiness, a photographer, an advocate for humanizing the workplace, encouraging optimal brain health and fostering a Mindset of Choice, former International Human Resources Executive and more!

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

The Gut-Brain Axis
with Jon Clinthorne PhD

Brain IDEAS Season 2, Episode 4

Jon Clinthorne, PhD earned his PhD in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University for his research involving diet and immune function. He has been involved in a variety of research topics including aging, probiotics, caloric intake, immune function, and omega 3 fatty acids. - Presented at IDA's 2016 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

1,001 Ways to be Romantic with Humor -
Greg Godek and Karyn Buxman

Love IDEAS - Episode 13

Bestselling author of 1,001 Ways to be Romantic, Greg Godek and his wife, Hall of Fame Speaker and Neurohumorist, Karyn Buxman join together for a delightful, fun and insightful view on romance for IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Ret Col Chris Kolenda PhD

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 12

Join Wayne Connell, CEO and Founder of the Invisible Disabilities Association as he speaks with retired US Army Colonel Chris Kolenda about his Fallen Hero Honor Bicycle Ride of over 1,689 miles in 2022.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

ADHD and ADD
with Bruce E Wexler MD

Brain IDEAS Season 2, Episode 3

Dr. Bruce E Wexler is Founder and Chief Scientist of C8 Sciences harnessing neuroplasticity in technology-enhanced content-independent micro-cognition training and assessment programs to directly improve thinking abilities and close academic achievement gaps in 5-9 year old children, provide scalable, non-invasive micro-cognition biomarkers to transform psychiatric diagnosis and create novel digital neurotherapies that improve outcomes in ADHD, Depression, Schizophrenia and Mild Cognitive Impairment.. - Presented at IDA's 2016 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Men are like Waffles,
Women are like Spaghetti
with Bill and Pam Farrel

Love IDEAS - Episode 12

Bestselling Authors, Bill and Pam Farrel spend about 200 days per year traveling to conferences for men, women and couples speaking to a wide variety of groups in the USA and Canada for churches, conference centers, community groups as well as the military and businesses. They shared with us at IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Rediscovering Life with CVID
with Mike Strausbaugh

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 11

Join host Jess Stainbrook, IDA's VP & Executive Director along with Mike Strausbaugh, TEDx Speaker, College Professor, Music Mentor, Jazz & Classical Guitarist, Witty Chap and Survivor living with a rare disease called CVID (Common Variable Immunodeficiency).

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Dyslexia with Ron Minson MD

Brain IDEAS Season 2, Episode 2

Ron Minson, MD received his medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine and is board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Minson served as Chief of Psychiatry for Presbyterian Medical Center and Director of Behavioral Sciences at Mercy Hospital in Denver. Dr. Minson is the creator of Integrated Listening Systems. - Presented at IDA's 2016 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Winning at Conflict in Marriage
with Dr Clarence Shuler

Love IDEAS - Episode 11

Dr Clarence Shuler is the President/CEO of BLR: Building Lasting Relationships. For nearly 35 years, Clarence and his wife, Dr Brenda Shuler, have conducted marriage, men's, women's, and single seminars internationally. – Presented at IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Don't Settle
for the New Normal
with Bianca Lopes

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 10

Join host Jess Stainbrook, IDA's VP & Executive Director with Identity expert, author and speaker Bianca Lopes.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Alzheimers
and Down Syndrome
with Huntington Potter PhD

Brain IDEAS Season 2, Episode 1

Dr. Huntington Potter is Professor of Neurology, member of the Linda Crnic Center for Down Syndrome and Director of the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Disease Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He is devoted to studying the mechanistic relationship between Alzheimer's Disease and Downs syndrome. - Presented at IDA's 2016 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

5 Simple Ways
to Strengthen your Marriage
Dr Gary Chapman

Love IDEAS - Episode 10

New York Times International Bestselling Author of The 5 Love Languages, Dr. Gary Chapman shares marriage insights from his 40 years of counseling for IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

What is Invisible Disabilities Television?

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 9

Join Wayne Connell, CEO and Founder of the Invisible Disabilities Association along with Jess Stainbrook, IDA's VP & Executive Director as they share about why IDA is launching Invisible Disabilities Television! Learn about the past, now and the future of IDA.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Traumatic Brain Injury
Rick Fort PhD

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 9

Rick Fort, PhD served as CereScan's Chief Science Officer as well as a member of its Board of Directors. (CereScan is now CereHealth) Dr. Fort began his career in the space shuttle program at Kennedy Space Center where he worked in organizational development with a focus on leadership, employee motivation, and total quality management. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Men are from Mars,
Women are from Venus
Dr John Gray

Love IDEAS - Episode 9

New York Times International Bestselling Author, Dr. John Gray shares about "Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus" for IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Thriving with Chronic Illness
Lisa Sniderman

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 8

Join host, Kellie Pokrifka and she converses with Lisa Sniderman, aka Aoede, an award-winning, quirky, folk-pop artist, playwright, filmmaker, author and disabled artist advocate from San Francisco. Lisa has been honored with more than 100 accolades and awards for her songwriting, audiobooks, films, stage plays, voiceover and books all while suffering from a rare autoimmune disease: dermatomyositis (DM), a progressive muscle weakness disease.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

PTSD and EMDR
Jim Knipe PhD

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 8

Jim Knipe , PhD, has been a licensed psychologist in private practice since 1976 and has been using EMDR since 1992. He is an EMDR-HAP Trainer, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Instructor, and was designated a “”Master Clinician”” by EMDRIA in 2007. He has been involved with the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs, serving on the Board of Directors and as Research and Training Director, and has also been involved in HAP programs in Oklahoma City, Turkey, New York (following 9/11), Sri Lanka and Indonesia. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Conscious Loving
with Gay and Katie Hendricks

Love IDEAS - Episode 8

New York Times Bestselling Authors and Co-founders of the renowned Hendricks Institute, Dr. Gay Hendricks and Dr. Katie Hendricks discuss “conscious loving” at IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Disability Advocate
Jake Stimell

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 7

Join host, Kellie Pokrifka as she interviews former IDA intern, Jake Stimel. Jake helps leaders, and their organizations (nonprofits, corporations, governments and educational institutions) to be even more successful, through the power of including people with disabilities. He knows that organizations are stronger and more profitable when they employ and market to people with disabilities and their loved ones.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Stroke Recovery
with Karen Custer PTA

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 7

Karen Custer, PTA is the Founding Director of StART (Stroke Active Recovery Therapy), an intensive therapeutic and recovery program for stroke and neuro injury survivors. Karen has worked throughout her career with over 100 survivors of stroke and neurological injuries, helping them to recover their physical and daily activities and to have a fulfilling life. She created a program that integrates intense physical therapy with social and cognitive skills that has enabled survivors to go from wheelchair bound to skiing or driving cars. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Conscious Relationships Roundtable

Love IDEAS - Episode 7

Actress, Caryn Ward Ross, Author, Angela N. Holton and Entrepreneur, Phoenix Jackson provide great insight and personal experience regarding conscious love, dating and relationships at the IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Tourette syndrome with William and Tanya Atkins

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 6

Host Kellie Pokrifka interviews William Atkins and his mother Tanya Atkins. Learn more about living with Tourette syndrome from the perspective of the individual and his caregiver!

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Choose Humor
with Karyn Buxman RN MSN

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 6

Karyn Buxman, RN, MSN. Laughter with purpose. Mirth with a message. Humor that heals. Keynotes that enlighten, educate and entertain. All from a speaker who is not only funny, but who is a neurohumorist. She is a proud recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. Karyn is also in the National Speakers Association's Speaker Hall of Fame. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Avoiding Addiction with Lianna Treitler and Marc Treitler

Love IDEAS - Episode 6

Jess Stainbrook, IDA's Executive Director, interviews Marc and Lianna Treitler, father and daughter, on how to avoid addiction for IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Pain and Integrative Medicine with Dr Peter Abaci

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 5

Host, Kellie Pokrifka interviews Peter Abaci, MD, one of the world's leading experts on pain and integrative medicine. Dr Abaci is the author of numerous acclaimed books including “Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain” and “Conquer Your Chronic Pain.” Dr Abaci is the Medical Director and Co-Founder of the renowned Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Brain Training
with Evian Gordon PhD MD

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 5

Evian Gordon, MD, PhD. is a developer of the field of Integrative Neuroscience, which consolidates information about how the brain functions at a physical, biological, and emotional level, and brings objective measures to psychiatry. Dr Gordon is the founder of the First Standardized International Database of The Human Brain, Chairman, and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Total Brain. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

A Caregiver Conversation on Relationships

Love IDEAS - Episode 5

Learn from top caregiving experts, Amy Goyer, Gary Barg, PK Beville and IDA founder, Wayne Connell, as they share ways to navigate the caregiving relationship during times of turmoil and isolation during IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Chronic Migraine Advocate - Beth Morton PhD

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 4

Host Kellie Pokrifka interviews Beth Morton PhD has lived with migraines for more than 20 years, but it became a daily in 2016. Beth has a blog that she sporadically remembers to update, called “The Counterfactual Brain”, a nod to her research background. Beth has a PhD. in research and evaluation, so combining migraine advocacy with research literacy has become a key area of interest for her.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Brain Health Nutrition
with Jon Clinthorne PhD

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 4

Jon Clinthorne, PhD is extremely passionate about nutrition! Jon earned his PhD in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University for his research involving diet and immune function. He has been involved in a variety of research topics including: aging, probiotics, caloric intake, immune function, and omega 3 fatty acids. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Celebrated Writers Roundtable on Relationships

Love IDEAS - Episode 4

Writers Roundtable Host and Founder of the La Jolla Writer's Conference, Antoinette Kuritz is joined by New York Times bestselling authors, Debbie Macomber, Patti Callahan Henry and Jacquelyn Mitchard as they share their point of view on relationships in their writings and personal lives as a part of IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Paralympian, Veteran, Speaker - John Register

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 3

Join host, Wayne Connell, IDA's CEO and founder, as he is inspired by John Register, Paralympian Silver Medalist, Veteran, Speaker, Author. John is a two-time Paralympian, Paralympic Games Silver Medalist, Persian Gulf War veteran, and TEDx Motivational Speaker. John embraced a “new normal” in becoming an amputee following a misstep over a hurdle while training for the 1996 Olympic Games, after participation in two consecutive Olympic trials.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Alzheimer's
with Huntington Potter PhD

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 3

Dr. Huntington Potter is Professor of Neurology, member of the Linda Crnic Center for Down Syndrome and Director of the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Disease Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He is devoted to studying the mechanistic relationship between Alzheimer's Disease and Downs syndrome. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

A Grandparents Perspective on Relationships

Love IDEAS - Episode 3

Join Grandparents and Bestselling Authors, Deeanne Gist, Patti Callahan Henry and Tinker Lindsay hosted by Antoinette Kuritz, renowned literary expert and founder of the La Jolla Writer's Conference, as they explore relationships from a grandparent's perspective as a part of IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

The Trauma Code
with Doug Smith

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 2

Join host, Kellie Pokrifka, with Doug Smith – Former NHL Player. Doug, author of “The Trauma Code” & “Thriving in Transition”, is a thought leader on the impact of workplace induced emotional trauma. An accomplished keynote speaker & communicator, Doug presents a trauma management model he developed to address emotional trauma at work and to help to maximize human performance.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Hope for Autism
with Ron Minson MD

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 2

Ron Minson, MD received his medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine and is board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Minson served as Chief of Psychiatry for Presbyterian Medical Center and Director of Behavioral Sciences at Mercy Hospital in Denver. Dr. Minson is the creator of Integrated Listening Systems. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Navigating Autoimmune Disease
with Lindsay McCormick

Love IDEAS - Episode 2

Join host Jess Stainbrook, IDA's Executive Director, as he interviews Lindsay McCormick on her personal journey with autoimmune disease during IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

Mindfulness with Holly Zajur

InVisible InCourage Show - Episode 1

Join host Kellie Pokrifka as she interviews Holly Zajur on how to use mindfulness to get through life's struggles. Holly is also dedicated to sharing the benefits of yoga and mindfulness to address stress and enhance wellness in the workplace.

https://InVisibleInCourage.show

Mental Health with
Sally Spencer-Thomas PsyD

Brain IDEAS - Season 1, Episode 1

Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas sees issues of suicide prevention and mental health promotion from a host of perspectives. Clinical psychologist. Mental health advocate. Faculty member. Researcher. And suicide loss survivor. Sally shares her expertise and personal journey. - Presented at IDA's 2015 Brain IDEAS Symposium.

https://brainideas.org

Live Inspired with John O'Leary

Love IDEAS - Episode 1

Join John O'Leary, acclaimed speaker, international bestselling author and renowned podcast host as he shares how to live inspired, in awe and on fire during IDA's 2020 Love IDEAS Summit.

https://loveideas.org

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