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 04/23/12

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Mon, 04/23/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Morquio Syndrome

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.

Sounds of Awareness on 03/26/12

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Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Growing up hearing with deaf parents.

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.

Sounds of Awareness on 02/27/12

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Mon, 02/27/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Access to the voting booth by people with disabilities

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.

 

Sounds of Awareness on 01/23/12

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Mon, 01/23/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Vintage Radio

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.

Sounds of Awareness on 12/26/11

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Mon, 12/26/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A young cancer survivor on her life and positive attitude

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.

Sounds of Awareness on 11/28/11

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Mon, 11/28/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation department at Portland Parks and Recreation

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Debbie Timmins, Program Supervisor of the Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation department, or AIR, at Portland Parks and Recreation. AIR 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.

www.portlandonline.com/parks/index.cfm

Sounds of Awareness on 10/24/11

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Mon, 10/24/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Port City Development providing employment, job training and support

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Amanda Milholland, Development Director of Port City Development, a non-profit organization that provides employment, job training and support services for people with developmental disabilities in the Portland metro community. Programs include production, art and farming, job development, community volunteers, fabric arts, silk-screening, woodworking, custodial and other areas.

Sounds of Awareness on 09/26/11

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Mon, 09/26/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tobi Rates of the Autism Society of Oregon on how to deal with autism

Autism is a growing issue in the U.S. Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Tobi Burch Rates, Vice President of the Autism Society of Oregon, about what autism is and how it affects children and how to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

Sounds of Awareness on 08/22/11

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Mon, 08/22/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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"Unlimited Visibility," a history of The Washington State School For the Blind

Unlimited Visibility," a history of The Washington State School For the Blind, tracking the school’s 125 year history and an overview of the evolution of education of blind children in Washington State. The book is available in large print and Braille from:

Washington State School for the Blind, ;2214 E. 13th Street ▪ Vancouver WA USA 98663. Telephone 360-696-6321. An audio version may be obtained by contacting the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library.

wtbbl@sos.wa.gov

Sounds of Awareness on 06/27/11

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Mon, 06/27/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Christyna Hengstler of Washington State’s Department of Services for the Blind

Interview with Christyna Hengstler of Washington State’s Department of Services for the Blind. 

DSB  provides job counseling and teaches adaptive skills to people who are blind or have low vision.

Paul Van Dyck hosts.

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Amanda Milholland, Development Director of Port City Development talks about Job Training for the Less Able

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Mon, 10/24/2011

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Amanda Milholland, Development Director of Port City Development, a non-profit organization that provides employment, job training and support services for people with developmental disabilities in the Portland metro community. Programs include production, art and farming, job development, community volunteers, fabric arts, silk-screening, woodworking, custodial and other areas.

 
 

 

 

Tobi Rates of the Autism Society of Oregon on how to deal with autism

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Mon, 09/26/2011

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

Autism is a growing issue in the U.S. Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Tobi Burch Rates, Vice President of the Autism Society of Oregon, about what autism is and how it affects children and how to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

Tobi Rates is the mother of two children, both of whom are autistic. Her older son has been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism, while her younger son is more severely impacted by autism. She understands that autism is a spectrum disorder, observing how her own children have very different support needs and have responded differently to different types of therapy and treatments. Mentoring parents new to the autism diagnosis and/or new to Oregon, and instilling self-advocacy in her children as well as other people with autism are areas of particular interest to Tobi.

 
 
 

 

"Unlimited Visibility," a history of The Washington State School For the Blind

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 08/22/2011

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

 

"Unlimited Visibility," a history of The Washington State School For the Blind, tracking the school’s 125 year history and an overview of the evolution of education of blind children in Washington State. The book is available in large print and Braille from:

Washington State School for the Blind
2214 E. 13th Street
Vancouver WA USA 98663.
Telephone 360-696-6321

An audio version may be obtained by contacting the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library.

 

 

Gala Miller from the Columbia Springs Environmental Resource Center

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 07/25/2011

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

Today, Paul talks to Gala Miller from the Columbia Springs Environmental Resource Center

 

 

 

Christyna Hengstler of Washington State’s Department of Services for the Blind

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Mon, 06/27/2011

Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

Today's guest is Christyna Hengstler of Washington State’s Department of Services for the Blind

DSB  provides job counseling and teaches adaptive skills to people who are blind or have low vision.

 

 

Albert J Bernstein and How To Deal With Emotionally Explosive People

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Mon, 05/23/2011

 Hosted by Dick Van Dyck

 

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, Dr. Bernstein gives practical advice to job seekers with disabilities.

 

Dr. Dean O. Stenehjem, and the Washington State School for the Blind's 125th anniversary

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Mon, 03/28/2011

 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.


Dale Campbell and the Blind Mice Mart

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Mon, 02/28/2011

 Hosted by: Paul Van Dyck

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

Lani Deauville, the Longest Surviving Quadriplegic, tells her story

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Mon, 01/24/2011

 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.

Ray Campbell and Technological Support for the Visually Impaired

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Mon, 12/27/2010

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."

 

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