Mary O’Callaghan on Being an Advocate for Persons with Disabilities

Mary O’Callaghan earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Creighton University, and received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Notre Dame. Her doctoral work was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health for the study of developmental disabilities and mental retardations. She and her husband John are the parents of five children, including their youngest, Tommy, who has Down syndrome. In this epidosde, we chat with Mary about her advocacy for unborn children with disabilities, her work with the Dioceses of Fort Wayne-South Bend, and her mentoring to local parents who receive a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome

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Ethics and Culture Cast features lively conversations with professors, fellows, scholars, and friends of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture. Podcast episodes are released (at least) every other Thursday during the academic year.

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March 15, 2018

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