Back to School With Disabilities, Conspiracy Theories, Project Empathy, Refugees and Immigrants, Packing School Lunches, National Cheap Flight Day, Screen Cleaning, Weekly Roundup
The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 242
- Aug 23, 2019 2:00 pm
- 1:42:32 mins
Back to School with Disabilities (0:00:00) Kat Opfar, of the Utah Parent Center, explains what accommodations are available at schools for kids with disabilities, and what parents can do to make sure that their children get all of the help that they need at the start of a new school year. Conspiracy Theories (0:16:52) Michael Wood, lecturer at the University of Winchester specializing in the psychology of conspiracy theories, discusses why conspiracy theories are so rampant, what their real effect on society is, and how we can approach a conversation with someone who we think believes something that could be harmful to them. Project Empathy (0:34:36) Chase and John Hansen are the founders of Project Empathy, and they talk with Lisa and Richie about how their work is influencing the lives of homeless people in the community. You can get involved by following Chase on Facebook or LinkedIn. Refugees and Immigrants (0:49:53) Natalie El-Deiry, executive director of the International Rescue Committee in Utah, explains the refugee crisis and what we can do individually to help support the cause. Packing School Lunches (1:03:06) Award-winning food writer and recipe developer Cheryl Slocum gives some creative ideas for packing lunches for kids that are going back to school this fall. National Cheap Flight Day (1:19:18) Scott Keyes, founder and CEO of Scott's Cheap Flights, teaches how to find the best deals when trying to book flights. Screen Cleaning (1:31:17) Jeff Simpson of BYU Radio's Screen Cleaning talks with Lisa and Richie about this weekend's newest movies, including Angle Has Fallen and Ready or Not. Weekly Roundup (1:37:34) Producer Becca Hurley gives a musical summary of the week.