Society & Culture

WUGA to air Handle with Care series

Athens, Ga. – Public radio station WUGA (the Classic 91.7 & 97.9) at the University of Georgia will air Handle with Care, a six-part series especially for people with disabilities and the parents of children with disabilities on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. beginning May 18 and running through June.

Host Telmeko Ransom-Smith is the author of the children’s book series, Through Pumpkin’s Eyes and the mother of four children, three of them with special needs. Ransom-Smith has spent over twelve years teaching and working as an early interventionist with children who have disabilities. She has worked with all ages of children ranging from birth to college.”This show is not simply about the illness, impairments or disabilities that affect us, but it is about how we navigate our lives with an illness and despite a disability,” said Ransom-Smith. Questions and topic suggestions may be sent to

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