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 08/24/09

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 08/24/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Jean Parker, blind American journalist, discusses her role as a radio journalist in India, for NPR, CBC, BBC, and other radio networks, in a speech given at the American Council of the Blind convention in 2008.

Sounds of Awareness on 07/27/09

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Mon, 07/27/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Terry Dorn, author of The Cross and the Psychiatrist. They discuss his life and his self help book for people with mental illness.
 

Sounds of Awareness on 07/06/09

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Mon, 07/06/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Paul Van Dyck talks with Ray Reynolds of the Vancouver Police Department's Community Resource Team. 

 

Sounds of Awareness on 06/01/09

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Mon, 06/01/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Art Stevenson, president of the Oregon chapter of the National Federation of the Blind, about the Oregon State School for the Blind and the bill in the Oregon Legislature that would close the school by September 1st and sell the Salem campus.

Sounds of Awareness on 05/18/09

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Mon, 05/18/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews the Powerlifting team at the Washington State School for the Blind as they prepare for a competition this July against blind students from 17 other countries as part of Team USA.

Sounds of Awareness on 04/06/09

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Mon, 04/06/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Clark County Sheriff Phillip Sample about Operation Life Saver which aims to locate and rescue missing persons. Later Paul speaks with Dr. Harold Ellner, a retired urologist from Richland, Washington who writes about medical humor.

Sounds of Awareness on 03/02/09

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Mon, 03/02/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Chris Cooke, a successful Naturopathic Physician who is blind. She  
shares her insights into the healing arts and her success in the use of alternative techniques to better serve her patients. 

Sounds of Awareness on 02/06/09

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Fri, 02/06/2009 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Somewhere between being totally blind and having normal vision is a vast grey world we call partially sighted, vision impaired, visually challenged, and a host of other mostly meaningless terms.  Annette Arnold-Boyd shares how she adapted to become a well-adjusted, successful individual as someone who "can't see very well." 

Sounds of Awareness

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Fri, 12/05/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Kirk Adams, President of Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind, a nonprofit organization, providing jobs, training and vocational services for people who are blind, deaf-blind and muti-disabled blind.  They talk about how blind and blind/deaf  individuals can become certified machinists and manufacture parts for jet aircraft, while other blind employees perform contracted work.

Sounds of Awareness

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Thu, 11/06/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Paul Van Dyke speaks with John Robison, author of "Look Me In the Eye: My Life with Asperger's"

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Karla Gilbride from Disability Rights Advocates talks about Resolving violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act

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Mon, 11/22/2010

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/

Elton Busby, Community Education & Support Group Coordinator at Disability Resources of Southwest Washington

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Mon, 10/25/2010

Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

 

Today's guest is Elton Busby, Community Education & Support Group Coordinator, Disability Resources of Southwest Washington about information and referral for people with disabilities.

 

 

Wayne Yarnall on the Americans With Disabilities Act

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Mon, 09/27/2010

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.

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

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Mon, 08/23/2010

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

DIALOGUE magazine was established in 1961 by Don O. Nold in Berwyn, Illinois, and is published quarterly by Blindskills, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Salem, OregonDIALOGUE is an international news magazine edited for individuals who are experiencing vision loss or are blind, and their friends and families. It reviews low vision aids and devices, provides tips and techniques for coping with vision loss, reports personal experiences of people living successfully with vision impairment at home, in school, on the job and in the community, interviews professionals working in the field of blindness and low vision, and is designed to inform, instruct and entertain in the discussion of blindness issues. DIALOGUE publishes articles, personal essays, interviews, news and resources on all aspects of coping with a vision impairment.

 

Danielle Miller and the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

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Mon, 07/26/2010

 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.

Dianna Kretzschmar on Elder Abuse

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 04/26/2010

 

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Elder Abuse
 

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dianna Kretzschmar, health services liaison for three different assisted care facilities in Washington State, about elder abuse and what people can do about it.  

 

Elder abuse: what can be done

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 04/26/2010

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dianna Kretzschmar, health services liaison for three different assisted care facilities in Washington State, about elder abuse and what people can do about it.

Law student who was barred from taking the bar exam; then electronic books and screen reading programs

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Mon, 03/22/2010

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Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Chris Danielson, Public Affairs Director at the National Federation of the Blind, about a law student who was barred from taking the bar exam.  This naturally leads into a discussion of electronic books and screen reading programs, useful technologies that were denied to the law student for no good reason.

 

 

Dan Kennedy on eugenics, abortion, euthanasia and disability rights.

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 02/22/2010

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dan Kennedy of Human Life Of Washington, an Affiliate of National Right to Life, about eugenics, abortion, euthanasia and disability rights. 

 

Dawn Turko from the Hadley School for the Blind

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Mon, 01/25/2010

 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Dawn Turko, the Senior Vice President at the Hadley School for the Blind, the largest worldwide distance educator of blind and visually impaired people, their families and blindness service professionals.

 
 

 

 

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