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LIVE Tue – May 26th – 2PM PT | 3PM MT | 4PM CT | 5PM ET

Darcy Keith – The Queen of Survival

IDA Board Member, Kellie Pokrifka, show host is joined LIVE online with Darcy Keith – The Queen of Survival, award winning speaker and author! As the only unbuckled backseat survivor in her fatal car crash, Darcy, a 22-year-old Ball State senior, had to learn how to begin life again – mentally, physically, and emotionally..

LIVE Thu – May 28th – 2PM PT | 3PM MT | 4PM CT | 5PM ET

Beth McNaughton, VP – Inspire Online Community

IDA Board Member, Kellie Pokrifka, show host is joined LIVE online with Beth McNaughton, Inspire Vice-President of Community. Inspire is the leading social network for health, with over two million members, that connects patients and caregivers in a safe permission-based manner. Inspire has hosted the Invisible Disabilities Association’s online support community since 2015.

LIVE Sat – May 30th – 3PM PT | 4PM MT | 5PM CT | 6PM ET

John O’Leary – Live Inspired, ON FIRE and IN AWE

IDA Founder and CEO, Wayne Connell, show host is joined LIVE online with John O’Leary, Internationally Acclaimed Speaker, #1 Bestselling Author of On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life, and Host of the Top 20 Apple Podcast – Live Inspired.

LIVE Thu – Jun 4th – 2PM PT | 3PM MT | 4PM CT | 5PM ET

Doug Smith – Former NHL Player – The Trauma Code

IDA Board Member, Kellie Pokrifka, show host is joined LIVE online with Doug Smith – Former NHL Player.

Ken Rochon, Keep Smiling Movement on InVisible InCourage LIVE

Join us on InVisible InCourage LIVE with Ken Rochon, renaissance man, humanitarian, serial entrepreneur, photographer, author and Co-founder of the Keep Smiling Movement!Invite friends and share with groups! Go to our Facebook page to watch this episode and our previous episodes: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesKen Rochon established his successes with The Umbrella Syndicate, Perfect Publishing and Absolute Entertainment. He is a Social Proof Celebrity Event Photographer, International Keynote Speaker, and Published Author of 26+ books. He is the Co-Founder of the non-profit organization "The Keep Smiling Movement," a radio host on VoiceAmerica - Live Internet Talk Radio Influencer Channel, and has been honored as "America's Most Influential Business Connector" and "Entrepreneur of the Year." Ken's focus is supporting and promoting great leaders, authors, and speakers. He helps businesses grow using "Amplification" strategies in their event and product campaigns. His company gets over 100,000 clicks and engagements a week, making it one of the most active social media pages. He has exceeded one thousand (1000) 5-star reviews making him one of the most recommended businesses worldwide. Ken loves the arts and sciences, and has traveled to over 100 countries. His favorite place to be is with his son Kenny aka ‘K3’, the light of his life. Ken, who lost his mother to Alzheimer's, desires to live a life of purpose where he leaves a legacy of love for his son to model. Want to be a Keep Smiling Movement Ambassador? https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheKeepSmilingAmbassadors/ Learn more about Ken: www.KenRochon.comThis episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Wayne Connell, IDA Founder and CEO.This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgwww.InCourage.LIVECLOSED CAPTIONING: Welcome! Please note that Facebook does not have LIVE Closed Captioning (CC). However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided (per what is technically possible through Facebook). IDA also provides a LIVE ASL Interpreter and/or Transcription Service (when they are available). See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and transcripts (as available). http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Saturday, May 23, 2020

Ken Rochon – Keep Smiling Movement

IDA Founder and CEO, Wayne Connell, show host is joined LIVE online with Ken Rochon, renaissance man, humanitarian, serial entrepreneur, photographer, author and Co-founder of the Keep Smiling Movement!

Colonel Mikel Burroughs (Ret) on InVisible InCourage LIVE

Join us on InVisible InCourage LIVE as we learn from Colonel Mikel Burroughs (Ret) about the needs of Veterans through the eyes of a 37 year veteran himself. Mikel continues to give back through Victory For Veterans, National Veterans Transition Services, Inc aka Reboot Workshop, and RIP Medical Debt.Invite friends and share with groups! Watch this episodes and our previous episodes on our Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesMikel joined the Board of Victory for Veterans Foundation in December 2016 as a regular Board Member and was elected as the Chairman of the Board in February 2017 and has held that leadership position since that time. Mikel was instrumental in establishing the “Warriors for Life” Program and has been facilitating that program now for over 3 years. In addition he has created the VFVRIDE to raise money to help reduce veteran, service member, first responder, and civilian suicides. Mikel also heads up the Flower on Every Grave initiative at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado. He has dedicated his life to helping veterans since his retirement from the military in 2012 of over 37 years of service. Learn more about Colonel Burroughs: https://invisibledisabilities.org/seminarsandevents/2019-ida-awards-gala-invisible-no-more-the-reveal-10-18-19/2019-invisible-heroes-award-colonel-mikel-burroughs-retired/This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Board Member and Founder of Concussion GamePlan www.ConcussionGamePlan.com This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgwww.InCourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Thursday, May 21, 2020

Colonel Mikel Burroughs (Ret) – Veteran serving Veterans

IDA Board Member, Kellie Pokrifka, show host is joined LIVE online with Colonel Mikel Burroughs (Ret) sharing about the needs of Veterans through the eyes of a 37 year veteran himself.  Mikel continues to give back through Victory for Veterans, National Veterans Transition Services, Inc aka REBOOT and RIP Medical Debt.

Nancy Sharp - Author, Speaker, Mom on InVisible InCourage LIVE!

Join us on InVisible InCourage LIVE with Nancy Sharp - Bold Living Now, Award Winning Author, Speaker and Mom! Nancy shares about the loss of her husband and the birth of her amazing premature twins which provided a crucible of experiences for speaking on resiliency, grief, loss and hope.Watch this episode and our previous episodes on our Facebook page! www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesNancy Sharp is an award-winning author of Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Bold Living and the children’s book Because the Sky is Everywhere. In addition, Nancy is a top motivational speaker on resilience and making bold change. Her resilience training programs, and leadership development training are authentic, highly customized, and can be immediately put into practice.Nancy’s transformative story of loss, gain, and the power of choice, combined with critical research on emotional intelligence, positive psychology, leadership, grit, change management, growth mindsets, and resilience, teach audiences to push beyond challenges in order to achieve maximum growth and performance.This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Board Member and Founder of Concussion GamePlan. www.ConcussionGamePlan.comThis COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgwww.InCourage.LIVESteve SaundersCLOSED CAPTIONING: Welcome! Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided (per what is technically possible). LIVE and ASL Interpretation are also provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Nancy Sharp – Award winning Author, Speaker & Mom

IDA Board Member, Kellie Pokrifka, show host is joined LIVE online with Nancy Sharp, Award Winning Author, Speaker and Mom! Nancy shares about the loss of her husband and the birth of her amazing premature twins which provide a crucible of experiences for speaking on resiliency, grief, loss and hope.

Join us on InVisible InCourage LIVE as we learn from Heidi Hanna PhD - Stress Expert on InVisible InCourage LIVE, Brain Fitness and Stress Expert, professional speaker and NY Times bestselling author. Heidi recently created the Virtual First Responder Program in order to provide health and performance solutions to individuals and organizations during the COVID-19 outbreak experience.Invite friends and share with groups! Go to our Facebook page to watch: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesHeidi Hanna is the Chief Energy Officer of Synergy Brain Fitness, a company providing brain-based health and performance programs to individuals and organizations, a Senior Researcher with The Brain Health Initiative, and a Fellow and Advisory Board Member for the The American Institute of Stress. Heidi is also an instructor at Harvard at a regular lecturer at Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa. She is a NY Times bestselling author who has written seven books, including The Sharp Solution, Stressaholic, Recharge and What’s So Funny About Stress? Heidi has been featured at many global conferences including the Fortune Magazine Most Powerful Women in Business Summit, ESPN Leadership Summit and the Million Dollar Round Table. Her clients have included Google, Starbucks, Microsoft, Principal Insurance, Morgan Stanley, Ameriprise and WD40 as well as the PGA Tour and the National Football League. Dr. Heidi is also a National Board Member and Certified Humor Professional with the Association For Applied And Therapeutic Humor although she won’t admit she’s funny. This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Wayne Connell, IDA Founder and CEO.This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgwww.InCourage.LIVECLOSED CAPTIONING: Welcome! Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided (per what is technically possible). LIVE and ASL Interpretation are also provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Saturday, May 16, 2020

Heidi Hanna, PhD – Brain Fitness and Stress Expert

IDA Founder and CEO, Wayne Connell, show host is joined LIVE online with Heidi Hanna, PhD, Brain Fitness and Stress Expert, professional speaker and NY Times bestselling author. Heidi recently created the Virtual First Responder Program in order to provide health and performance solutions to individuals and organizations during the COVID-19 outbreak experience.

My Employment Options on InVisible InCourage LIVE

Join us on InVisible InCourage LIVE as we learn from Paula Vieillet, CEO of MyEmploymentOptions.com and 2019 IDA Corporate Award recipient. Paula is a Nationally Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE) who has been helping people living with disabilities and illness who are looking for employment and work from home positions for over 20 years.Invite friends and share with groups! Go to our Facebook page to watch this episode and all of our episodes: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesPaula Vieillet as CEO of Employment Options has helped to create successful resources which provide employment opportunities and hope for people living daily with illness, pain and disability. Employment Options (EO) is an authorized national Social Security Administration (SSA) Employment Network in the Ticket To Work program. EO clients are recipients of Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) and (SSI) and receive free help to find suitable employment in either work-at-home or community jobs in 47 states. EO services are free to qualified beneficiaries and free to employers who enjoy hiring EO pre-screened candidates. Learn more at www.myemploymentoptions.com.This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Board Member, Founder of the Concussion Game Plan www.ConcussionGamePlan.com.This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Welcome! Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided (per what is technically possible). LIVE and ASL Interpretation are also provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Paula Vieillet – Employment Options

IDA Board Member, Kellie Pokrifka, show host is joined LIVE online with Paula Vieillet, CEO of Employment Options and 2019 IDA Corporate Award recipient. Paula is a Nationally Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE) who has been helping people living with disabilities and illness who are looking for employment and work from home positions for over 20 years.

Join us on InVisible InCourage LIVE as we learn from Michele Rosenthal, My Trauma Coach, about her journey as a trauma and PTSD survivor and how she turned what she learned into an ability to help others find recovery, freedom and happiness.Invite friends and share with groups! Go to our Facebook page to watch: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesMichele Rosenthal, Trauma Recovery Specialist, national keynote speaker, award-winning PTSD blogger + award-nominated trauma author of 3 books (including a memoir about her own trauma recovery, and, Your Life After Trauma, a book about how to (re)create who you are and how you live when you can’t go back to the way things were before - if ‘before’ even exists! Michele is a Certified Professional Coach, Certified Trauma and PTSD Hypnotist, and Master Practitioner Neuro-Linguistic Programming. In her role as a mental health advocate, she appears frequently in the media and is a former faculty member of the Clinical Development Institute for Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center. Learn more about Michele at www.mytraumacoach.com.This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Board Member, Founder of the Concussion Game Plan www.ConcussionGamePlan.com.This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Michele Rosenthal – My Trauma Coach

IDA Board Member, Kellie Pokrifka, show host is joined LIVE online with Michele Rosenthal, My Trauma Coach, as she shares about her journey as a trauma and PTSD survivor and how she turned what she learned into an ability to help others find recovery, freedom and happiness.

Biff Gore from The Voice on InVisible InCourage LIVE

Enjoy time with Biff Gore – The Ambassador of Soul – Performing R&B and some classic Motown. Biff will be bringing some joy and fun and will be honoring Mothers this weekend.Invite friends and share with groups! Go to our Facebook page to watch: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesBiff Gore is a powerful, soul singing Blues and R&B songwriter. His rich vocals landed him a spot on season 6 of The Voice with Team Usher after a 4 Chair Turn! His grueling blues sound moved him on to the top 8 with Team Blake. Listen to this powerhouse whose experiences of life fills his lyrics and rhythms with depth and weight. Dubbed The Ambassador of Soul by Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and Voice Coach, his rich vocals and down home guitar stylings are a superb treat. Biff Headlined IDA’s 2018 Gala and soon after became an ID Allstar. www.BiffGore.comThis episode of InVisible InCourage LIVE is Hosted by Wayne Connell, Founder and President of the Invisible Disabilities Association.This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Saturday, May 9, 2020

LIVE with Biff Gore, ID Allstar and Contest on The Voice

Biff Gore is a powerful, soul singing Blues and R&B songwriter. His rich vocals landed him a spot on season 6 of The Voice with Team Usher after a 4 Chair Turn! His grueling blues sound moved him on to the top 8 with Team Blake. Listen to this powerhouse whose experiences of life fills his lyrics and rhythms with depth and weight. Dubbed The Ambassador of Soul by Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and Voice Coach, his rich vocals and down home guitar stylings are a superb treat. Biff Headlined IDA’s 2018 Gala and soon after became an ID Allstar. www.BiffGore.com

Social Security Disability Insurance - InVisible InCourage LIVE with Allsup

Join us as we learn from Mary Dale Walters, Senior Vice-president with Allsup about navigating the world of Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits.Invite friends and share with groups! Go to our Facebook page to watch: Invisible Disabilities AssociationMary Dale will be sharing about Allsup's True Help Services. When a disability changes your way of life, choices can be overwhelming. Allsup can make one decision easier. When you need disability assistance, you need a Allsup True Help expert. Their specialized services get results for people with disabilities and the organizations that support them. Allsup provides help with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefits, Return to Work. Veterans Disability and Healthcare Assistance.This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Executive Board Member, Founder and Executive of Concussion GamePlan www.ConcussionGamePlan.com. This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Thursday, May 7, 2020

LIVE with Mary Dale Walters of Allsup on SSDI

Mary Dale Walters, SVP Allsup will be sharing about Allsup’s True Help Services. When a disability changes your way of life, choices can be overwhelming. Allsup can make one decision easier. When you need disability assistance, you need a Allsup True Help expert. Their specialized services get results for people with disabilities and the organizations that support them. Allsup provides help with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefits, Return to Work. Veterans Disability and Healthcare Assistance.

Join us as we learn from Jaime Sanders, The Migraine Diva, about the coping skills she has gained from her own experience with debilitating migraine and depression.Invite friends and share with groups! Watch all of our episodes on our Facebook page to watch: Invisible Disabilities AssociationJaime is the author of the award-winning blog, The Migraine Diva. She is a member of the Coalition for Headache and Migraine Patients and Headache and Migraine Policy Forum. Jaime works with the Society for Women’s Health Research Interdisciplinary Migraine Network and sits on the Patient Leadership Council with the National Headache Foundation.This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Executive Board Member, Founder and Executive of Concussion GamePlan www.ConcussionGamePlan.com. This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you again soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

LIVE with Jaime Sanders, The Migraine Diva

Jaime is the author of the award-winning blog, The Migraine Diva. She is a member of the Coalition for Headache and Migraine Patients and Headache and Migraine Policy Forum. Jaime works with the Society for Women’s Health Research Interdisciplinary Migraine Network and sits on the Patient Leadership Council with the National Headache Foundation.

InVisible InCourage LIVE - Therapeutic Humor for Stress!

Meet Karyn Buxman, RN, MSN, CSP, CPAE, Neurohumorist and Therapeutic Humor Expert, as we discuss the use of humor to cope with stressful times, whether it is COVID-19 or daily life with chronic illness!Share this presentation with friends, family and groups! Go to our Facebook page to watch all of our episodes: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesKaryn Buxman is an international 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 masters thesis in graduate school and now continues her partnerships with leading neuroscientists. This episode of InVisible InCourage LIVE is Hosted by Wayne Connell, Founder and President of the Invisible Disabilities Association.This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Saturday, May 2, 2020

LIVE with Neurohumorist, Karyn Buxman

IDA CEO, Wayne Connell, show host is joined online with Karyn Buxman, RN, MSN, CSP, CPAE, Neurohumorist and Therapeutic Humor Expert, as we discuss the use of humor to cope with stressful times, whether it is COVID-19 or daily life with chronic illness!

Karyn Buxman is an international 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 masters thesis in graduate school and now continues her partnerships with leading neuroscientists.

InVisible InCourage LIVE - Living with Invisible Disabilities

Join us as we sit down with Amy Zellmer, editor-in-chief of The Brain Health Magazine and creator of The Brain Health Online Summit, as she shares her story and how she copes and thrives living with an invisible disability.Invite friends and share with groups! Go to our Facebook page to watch: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesAmy Zellmer is an award-winning author, keynote speaker, and TBI survivor. In 2014 she suffered a TBI from a fall on the ice which began her journey into advocacy work. She travels the country with her Yorkie, Pixxie, for her #NOTINVISIBLE awareness campaign. She also produces a podcast series — Faces of TBI, and hosts TBI TV on YouTube. Additionally, she co-created The Brain Health Online Summit with Dr. Jeremy Schmoe. She has a private Facebook group with almost 10,000 survivors, caregivers, and loved ones: Amy's TBI Tribe | Concussion & Brain Injury. She is addicted to Starbucks coffee and loves all things glittery and pink!This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Executive Board Member, Founder and Executive of Concussion GamePlan www.ConcussionGamePlan.com. This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic and beyond. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Thursday, April 30, 2020

LIVE with Amy Zellmer on Living with a TBI

Amy Zellmer is an award-winning author, keynote speaker, and TBI survivor. In 2014 she suffered a TBI from a fall on the ice which began her journey into advocacy work. She travels the country with her Yorkie, Pixxie, for her #NOTINVISIBLE awareness campaign. She also produces a podcast series — Faces of TBI, and hosts TBI TV on YouTube. Additionally, she co-created The Brain Health Online Summit with Dr. Jeremy Schmoe. She has a private Facebook group with almost 10,000 survivors, caregivers, and loved ones: Amy’s TBI Tribe | Concussion & Brain Injury. She is addicted to Starbucks coffee and loves all things glittery and pink!

InVisible InCourage LIVE - Mindfulness and Yoga in Times of Stress

Join mindfulness expert, Holly Zajur, Yoga with Holly Z, as she discusses how to use mindfulness to get through life’s struggles. Holly is dedicated to sharing the benefits of yoga and mindfulness. She has studied these practices since 2009 and has been teaching since 2014. After graduating from the University of Virginia, Holly worked at a Yoga non-profit before starting her own company, Connect Wellness, where her work is dedicated to addressing stress and enhancing wellness through mindfulness and yoga in the workplace. Her website is: www.hollyzajur.com This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Executive Board Member, Founder and Executive of Concussion GamePlan www.ConcussionGamePlan.com. This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic. Please share this LIVE presentation on Social Media! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

LIVE with mindfulness expert, Holly Zajur

Holly Zajur, Yoga with Holly Z, discusses how to use mindfulness to get through life’s struggles. Holly is dedicated to sharing the benefits of yoga and mindfulness. She has studied these practices since 2009 and has been teaching since 2014. After graduating from the University of Virginia, Holly worked at a Yoga non-profit before starting her own company, Connect Wellness, where her work is dedicated to addressing stress and enhancing wellness through mindfulness and yoga in the workplace. Her website is: www.hollyzajur.com

InVisible InCourage LIVE - Meet IDA Executive Director!

Meet the Invisible Disabilities Association's Executive Director, Jess Stainbrook! Learn about Jess and find out about some of the things IDA is working on behind the scenes! Go to our Facebook page to watch: www.Facebook.com/InvisibleDisabilitiesDid you know Jess has received 8 Emmy Awards and 29 nominations and his clients include MTV, ESPN, PBS, Discovery Channel, A&E and others? He has produced and directed major sports programming at events such as the Olympics, World Cup Skiing, Formula 1 Grand Prix, NASCAR, and the NFL Super Bowl. In late 2019, Jess launched IDA’s new Video Podcast, The Invisible No More® Show. Learn more about Jess: https://invisibledisabilities.org/about/leadership/jess-stainbrook-executive-director-bio/This episode of InVisible InCourage is Hosted by Kellie Pokrifka, IDA Executive Board Member, Founder and Executive of Concussion GamePlan www.ConcussionGamePlan.com. This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic. Please invite your friends, family, groups and share on Social Media! We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Thursday, April 23, 2020

LIVE with IDA Executive Director, Jess Stainbrook

In addition to joining IDA as our Executive Director 2018, Jess Stainbrook is an award wining film producer. He has received 8 Emmy Awards and 29 nominations and some of his media clients included MTV, ESPN, PBS, Discovery Channel, A&E. He has produced and directed major sports programming at events such as the Olympics, World Cup Skiing, Formula 1 Grand Prix, NASCAR, and the NFL Super Bowl. In late 2019, Jess launched IDA’s new Video Podcast, The Invisible No More® Show. Learn more about Jess HERE

InVisible InCourage LIVE with Wayne and Kellie

Meet our new InVisible InCourage LIVE Host, Kellie Pokrifka! Kellie will be hosting some upcoming episodes with wonderful guests! Kellie is the Founder and Executive of Concussion GamePlan, an Invisible Disabilities Association Executive Board Member, a Co-Host of The Migraine World Summit, and a Brain Injury Association of America Advisory Council Member. After suffering a traumatic brain injury, she has used her expertise to help others with similar conditions. Through her platform Concussion GamePlan, she helps bridge the gap between doctor and patient by disseminating information on symptoms, treatments, and co-morbid conditions: www.ConcussionGamePlan.com.This COVID-19 world crisis can be extra difficult on our vulnerable community, bringing additional anxiety, stress, depression, flares, challenges getting groceries and missing doctor appointments. InVisible InCourage LIVE was created by the Invisible Disabilities Association to bring us together during this pandemic.We hope to see you soon! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Tuesday, April 21, 2020

LIVE introducing Host, Kellie Pokrifka

Kellie is the Founder of the Concussion GamePlan, Invisible Disabilities Association Board Member, Co-Host of The Migraine World Summit, and Brain Injury Association of America Advisory Council Member. After suffering a traumatic brain injury, she has used her expertise to help others with similar conditions. Through her platform Concussion GamePlan, she helps bridge the gap between doctor and patient by disseminating information on symptoms, treatments, and co-morbid conditions: www.ConcussionGamePlan.com.

InVisible InCourage with Pete Ohlin

FACEBOOK LIVE! Meet our Special Guest and ID Allstar, Pete Ohlin! Pete is an incredible pianist whom many have raved his music has given them peace in difficult times, as well as calm for their anxiety or PTSD. Enjoy an evening of beautiful, LIVE music and sharing from the heart! www.PeteOhlin.comWe know this COVID-19 world crisis brings extra hard times of anxiety, stress, depression, isolation, flares and grief to our IDA Family. InVisible InCourage LIVE is Hosted by Wayne Connell, Invisible Disabilities Association Founder and President and was created to bring us together during this pandemic. Stay tuned for more episodes! Together, we can make a difference in your community and around the world!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.orgCLOSED CAPTIONING: Please note that Facebook does not allow for LIVE Closed Captioning. However, CC after the LIVE presentation will be provided per what is technically possible. LIVE and ASL Interpretation are provided LIVE as available. Transcripts will be provided after the show as available. See our InVisible InCourage LIVE website for past shows and available transcripts. http://Incourage.LIVE

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Friday, April 10, 2020

LIVE with Recording Artist, Pete Ohlin

IDA Special Guest and ID Allstar, Pete Ohlin! Pete is an incredible pianist whom many have raved his music has given them peace in difficult times, as well as calm for their anxiety or PTSD. Enjoy an evening of beautiful, LIVE music and sharing from the heart! www.PeteOhlin.com

InVisible InCourage Facebook LIVE

Welcome to the first episode of InVisible InCourage LIVE Series during COVID-19. We will be introducing this series tonight and will be hosting special guests in the episodes to follow!We know these are extra hard times for our IDA Family, that can bring anxiety, stress, depression, isolation, flares and grief. We just want to check in with everyone to let you all know we care about each and every one of you! So, we would like to bring us all together to share support, challenges and things we are doing to help us get through this!Be safe everyone!The IDA Teamwww.InvisibleDisabilities.orgwww.InvisibleDisabilitiesCommunity.org

Posted by Invisible Disabilities Association on Monday, April 6, 2020

LIVE with IDA CEO and Founder, Wayne Connell

Welcome to the first episode of InVisible InCourage LIVE Series during COVID-19. We will be introducing this series tonight and will be hosting special guests in the episodes to follow!