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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Interview with Chris Cooke, a successful Naturopathic Physician who is blind.

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Sun, 03/01/2009

 

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. 

 

 

 

Annette Arnold Boyd interview

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Thu, 02/05/2009

Paul van Dyke interviews Annette Arnold Boyd about her limited vision

John Robison, "Look Me In The Eye"

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Mon, 11/10/2008

John Robison tells his Asperger's syndrome story in his New York Times best seller,"Look Me In The Eye". "Look Me in the Eye" is about growing up with Asperger’s syndrome — a high functioning form of autism — overcoming my limitations, and ultimately becoming a successful adult.

Telephone Options for people with disabilities

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Thu, 06/05/2008

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

The Education of Blind Children with Dr. James Bickford

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Thu, 01/31/2008

Dr. James Bickford, PSU Associate Professor of Education, joins Paul VanDyck to discuss the challenges of teaching visually impaired children and the difficulties of learning in a sighted world.

Transit Changes in Clark County

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Thu, 01/03/2008

Paul VanDyke speaks with Walt Gordon from C-TRAN about transit route and schedule changes in Clark County.

Life with Autism

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Thu, 12/06/2007

Paul Van Dyck host this monthly show with a focus on issues a ffecting people with disabilities. Today ninteen year old student Jordan Ackerson and his mother Lisa Lieberman discuss his life as a person with autism. Jordan was diagnosed with autism when he was two years old

 

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