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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Sounds of Awareness

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Fri, 10/24/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Greg Kimsey, Clark County Auditor, assisted by Erin Thompson, about the newest voting access machine for the disabled.

Sounds of Awareness on 09/05/08

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Fri, 09/05/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

The topic is improving accessibility. St. Luke's/SanLucas Episcopal Church in Vancouver, WA houses a number of community groups including the Vancouver Food Co-op. The fund-raiser, Feast with Priests, will be held on September 27th from 6-9PM. The church hopes to make money for making necessary ADA modifications. Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Father John Allen and Senior Warden Clair Johnston.

Sounds of Awareness on 08/01/08

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Fri, 08/01/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Larry Littleton, who has deafness and short-term memory deficit caused by a deprivation of oxygen at birth. He had family, church and community support, which helped him integrate into mainstream society. 

Sounds of Awareness on 06/06/08

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Fri, 06/06/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Bob Gravely of Qwest about telephone options for people with disabilities. 

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

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Sounds of Awareness
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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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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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

program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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

program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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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program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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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program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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

program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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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