Radio Novela: A New Beginning for Ana and Her Family

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The Waisman Center of the University of Wisconsin, Madison features a pre-recorded radio series entitled, Un Nuevo Amanecer Para Ana Y Su Familia (in English, A New Beginning for Ana and her Family). The story centers on the Chavez family and their journey raising Ana, a child with cerebral palsy. The story spans 13 episodes and it told as a radio soap opera. The series depicts a Latino family caring for a child with a developmental disability through the life course and addresses many themes including advocacy, the rights of children with disabilities, and stigma. The audio was recorded in Spanish and the transcripts are available in English and Spanish. Click on this link for the radionovela website.