We Identify Resources Available to Special Needs Families.

Every two weeks, we publish a new episode that identifies and highlights resources available to special needs families and caregivers in Texas. Our guests will enlighten and inspire you; possibly both. Subscriptions are always free and available wherever you find podcasts.

To add your voice to our community-wide conversation, join our Beyond Disability Texas Facebook Group. To find an episode to listen to now, Browse All Episodes.


We Produce a Family Show.

Literally. The making of Beyond Disability Texas is a family project and a whole lot of fun!

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MELISSA & KEVIN BARRON

Hosts & Producers

Beyond Disability Texas

Upon moving to San Antonio in late 2015, their first priority was identification of services available for their daughter, Emma, as a special needs student. While there are a myriad of services available in San Antonio and across Texas, trying to identify the most appropriate schools, organizations, and agencies is often challenging and sometimes paralyzing Having now done so, they decided to start a podcast that could help identify and highlight similar resources for other special needs parents and caregivers. Kevin & Melissa also host the Beyond the River Walk podcast.

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EMMA BARRON

Production Assistant, Beyond Disability Texas

Host, Talk with Emma

Emma is an adult student and she assists with identification of potential show guests, show production, and show promotion. Emma love San Antonio and its food, culture, and people. Recently, Emma served as Duchess of Fiesta Especial 2019, an official program of Fiesta San Antonio hosted by disABILITYsa. She is an advocate for children and adults with special needs and has served as a volunteer at CRIT USA and Morgan's Wonderland. Emma hosts her own podcast on this website, called Talk with Emma.


We Support the Podcast Community.

Texas Podcasters Association

As a founding member of the Texas Podcasters Association (TPA), we are proud to be part of the podcasting community in the Lone Star State. As the TPA states, "We all bring our own experiences, backgrounds and knowledge to share with our fellow podcasters. We share, collaborate, teach and learn as a group dedicated to podcasting and this space serves as our learning touchpoint." Visit the Facebook Group titled "Texas Podcasters Association" to learn more.

International Podcast Day™ September 30

We're proud to help spread the word. International Podcast Day™ is dedicated to promoting Podcasting worldwide through education and public engagement. #InternationalPodcastDay