Sounds of Awareness

Sounds of Awareness is an interview program discussing life style, education, social and legal issues, housing, health care, and employment, and how these impact people with disabilities and the community at large. Paul Van Dyck produces and hosts this 30-minute, disability issues forum heard every 4th Monday at 11:00 AM on KBOO.FM.

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Episode Archive

Sounds of Awareness on 05/23/11

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Mon, 05/23/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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How To Deal With Emotionally Explosive People

ALBERT J. BERNSTEIN, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, author of How To Deal With Emotionally Explosive People, Dinosaur Brains, Emotional Vampires, Neanderthals at Work, and Sacred Bull, specialist in solving psychological problems at work and at home, Speaker, Business Consultant, Executive Coach, and purveyor of advice about people problems and job stress.

In this interview with Paul Van Dyck Dr. Bernstein gives practical advice to job seekers with disabilities.

Sounds of Awareness on 03/28/11

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Mon, 03/28/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Washington State School for the Blind

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Dr. Dean O. Stenehjem, Superintendent of the Washington State School for the Blind. The school is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

www.wssb.wa.gov/

Sounds of Awareness on 02/28/11

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Mon, 02/28/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Dale Campbell of Blind Mice Mart

Dale Campbell of Blind Mice Mart talks about his successes after losing his eyesight, feeling dissatisfaction with customer service at a local mall, and starting his own on-line shopping service.

http://www.blindmicemart.com

Sounds of Awareness on 01/24/11

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Mon, 01/24/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Lani Deauville, the longest surviving quadriplegic

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Lani Deauville who is, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the longest surviving quadriplegic. A diving accident 52 years ago left her with a broken neck. She talks about her professional and personal life.

Sounds of Awareness on 12/27/10

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Mon, 12/27/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Adaptive technology for people who are blind or visually impaired

Host Paul Van Dyke speaks with Ray Campbell, Chicago Lighthouse Assistive Technology Support Line for people who are blind or visually impaired, about adaptive technology and training programs.

And welcome to Paul's new guide dog "Einstein."

Sounds of Awareness on 11/22/10

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Mon, 11/22/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Resolving violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Karla Gilbride, staff attorney with Disability Rights Advocates, about cases they are handling around the country to resolve violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). 

DRA is a non-profit law firm dedicated to securing the civil rights of people with disabilities. DRA advocates for disability rights through high-impact litigation, as well as research and education. We do not charge our clients for our services.

www.dralegal.org/

Sounds of Awareness on 10/25/10

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Mon, 10/25/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Elton Busby, Community Education & Support Group Coordinator

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Elton Busby, Community Education & Support Group Coordinator, Disability Resources of Southwest Washington about information and referral for people with disabilities.

Sounds of Awareness on 09/27/10

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Mon, 09/27/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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ADA advocate Wayne Yarnall

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Wayne Yarnall, who has been involved with the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA for many years. He is chairperson of the Clark County Citizen ADA Advisory Committee and a member of the Access Advisory Team for the Washington State Arts Commission.

Sounds of Awareness on 08/23/10

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Mon, 08/23/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A discussion of Dialogue magazine and coverage of issues related to coping with vision impairment

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews B. T. Kimbrough, editor of Dialogue magazine.

Sounds of Awareness on 07/26/10

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Mon, 07/26/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Talking Books, Braille and Reading Services

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Danielle Miller, the Program Manager for the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library, which serves the entire state of Washington.

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Billie Henry from the NW Association for Blind Athletes talks about Sports for the Blind.

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Mon, 08/27/2012

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This week's guest is Billy Henry, Executive Director of the NW Association for Blind Athletes.

What kind of Sports could Blind People possibly play safely?  Listen in, and find out!!!  You might be surprised at how athletic a Blind Person can be!

 

The legal aspects of guardianships

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Mon, 07/23/2012

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Vancouver attorney, Jesse Conway about guardianships.

A legal guardian is a person who has the legal authority (and the corresponding duty) to care for the personal and property interests of another person, called a ward. Usually, a person has the status of guardian because the ward is incapable of caring for his or her own interests due to infancy, incapacity, or disability. (From Wikipedia)

 
 
 

 

Coming Back from Serious Injuries

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Mon, 06/25/2012

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with medical transcriptionist Ginger May who discusses what happened to her after she fell out of a hayloft and broke her back. They discuss her rehabilitation and the importance of having an advocate when you are hospitalized.

Leader Dogs for the Blind

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Mon, 05/28/2012

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You may have seen a monkey riding a unicycle, but have you ever seen a lion riding a bicycle?

Mark Mansell, superintendent of the La Center Public Schools is a member of Lions International. He plans to ride his bicycle from Portland OR to Portland ME in an effort to raise money for Leader Dogs for the Blind.

 

Morquio Syndrome

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Mon, 04/23/2012

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Students at Central High School in Independence, Oregon have banded together to raise money to help their classmate, Mason Stokes, who has Morquio syndrome, an inherited, seriously physically deforming disease. We will learn how the students have accepted and befriended Mason and his family.

 
 
 

 

Kambri Crews, author of "Burn Down the Ground: A Memoir."

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Kambri Crews, author of "Burn Down the Ground: A Memoir." She tells her story of growing up hearing with deaf parents.

Access to the voting booth by people with disabilities

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Mon, 02/27/2012

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The race for The White House is heating up. Four years ago Sounds of Awareness broadcast a program on access to the voting booth by people with disabilities. Though some of the names have been changed since then to protect the innocent, we felt that now would be a good time to revisit this vital topic.

 

 

Vintage Radio

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Mon, 01/23/2012

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Mike Morrison, site administrators for Vintage Radio Shows.com, a site offering over 38,000 episodes of the best Old Time Radio broadcasts. They talk about radio and people with sight impairments.

 
 
 

 

A young cancer survivor talks about her life and shows her positive attitude

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Mon, 12/26/2011

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CANCER is probably the scariest word in the English language.  Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Kim Christianson, a bright young woman who graduated from high school at age 19 after her ordeal with chemotherapy, radiation, and a successful bone marrow transplant.

Special thanks to Leslie Slape, reporter for Longview Daily News.

 
 
 

 

Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation department at Portland Parks and Recreation

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Mon, 11/28/2011

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Debbie Timmins, Program Supervisor of the Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation department, or AIR, at Portland Parks and RecreationAIR offers community-based recreation activities and leisure services specially designed for children, teens, and adults who have a disability and/or special needs. Their services are designed to assist people in developing and using their leisure time in ways that enhance their health, well-being, and independence.


 

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