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YANA Nation - Serving the Special Needs Community

YANA Nation is the only podcast solely dedicated to the Special Needs Community. Our mission is to ensure that You Are Never Alone; YANA Nation strives to EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, ELEVATE, and CELEBRATE people with differing abilities by bringing them, their families, their caregivers, their supporters, and their communities frank conversations with experts throughout the Special Needs arena.


Financial security with Thomas Foley of the National Disability Institute 29:07 09/25/2021
Dr. Stephen Shaya, Servant Leader, on building bridges of access 29:21 04/17/2021
Jennifer Puckett of Therabeat 29:43 03/06/2021
Anna Maki discusses how to maximize SS benefits 27:50 01/09/2021
Dr. Amber Perymon-Evans on mental health on the Autism spectrum 29:15 01/02/2021
Pauline Victoria on Rising Above Circumstances 27:54 11/28/2020
Clarene Radford on Helping Others Understand Parenting a Child with Special Needs 27:48 11/21/2020
Anna Bullard, V.P. of Government Relations at Chance Light, on Ava’s Law 29:32 11/14/2020
How can investments protect special needs children but not jeopardize benefits? 30:46 10/31/2020
Rick talks finances, Greenwood banking app, and more! 27:49 10/24/2020
Elana Himmelfarb on Transitioning to Adulthood with Special Needs 29:45 10/17/2020
Special Needs Family Support with Zenobia Rainey, InCommunity Chief Program Officer 29:06 10/10/2020
Sheryl Arno, Executive Director of the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta 28:54 10/03/2020
Living Benefits in Life Insurance Part 2 with Rick Knight 29:10 09/26/2020
Living Benefits in Life Insurance Part 1 with Rick Knight 28:14 09/19/2020
Creating a Legacy with Life Insurance with Rick Knight 28:20 09/12/2020
Rick Knight on Life Insurance Awareness Month 28:07 09/05/2020
Rick Knight & Dr. Celine Saulnier on Helping Those with Autism in the Midst of Chaos 29:34 08/29/2020
Rick Knight discusses The Complete Life Planning Guide for Special Needs Families Online Program 27:46 08/22/2020
Trina Smith, Ed. S. - Director of the Exceptional Students Department for Clayton Co. Public Schools 28:47 08/15/2020
Attorney Laura Akins discusses care plans and legal planning for special needs families 28:17 08/08/2020
Dr. Zelphine Smith-Dixon, State Director for the Division for Special Education at the Georgia Dept. of Education 28:16 08/01/2020
Rick Knight & Financial Planning Awareness 28:30 07/25/2020
Director Anna Maki discusses BDI's Benefits Mapping Program 28:04 07/19/2020
Closing the income inequality gap 28:04 06/20/2020
Brian Uitvlugt, Co-Founder, and Kris Fix, LEAP Program Director, at Eaton Academy 27:44 06/13/2020
How to protect your government benefits with Anna Maki 28:06 06/06/2020
Choosing the right nursing home 28:00 05/30/2020
Getting your financial house in order as a parent of a child with special needs 28:15 05/23/2020
Understanding the Medicaid and other waivers processes with Anna Maki, Government Benefit Mapping Expert, The Bobby Dodd Institute 28:21 05/16/2020