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

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

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Sounds of Awareness
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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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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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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Sounds of Awareness
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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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Sounds of Awareness
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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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Sounds of Awareness
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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
program date: 
Mon, 04/26/2010

 

Hosted by: Paul Van Dyck
 
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

program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
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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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 03/22/2010

 Hosted by: Paul Van Dyck

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.

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