Disability rights

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/24/09

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Tue, 11/24/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog joins Abe and Joe for a perusal of the health care legislation that has emerged from the House and that which should shortly be produced by the Senate. Surprise -- the insurance industry is going to get everything it wants, and the American people will get only a fraction of what they need.

With President Obama and the Congressional Democrats committed to passing some sort of health care bill -- regardless of whether it's worth a damn -- this is shaping up to be another in a long line of wasted opportunities. Once again, the guys with the gold are making the rules.

Sue Ammeter from the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee on discrimination against people with disabilities.

program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 11/23/2009

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Sue Ammeter who currently chairs the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee and the Health Issues Task Force. She formerly worked with the Human Rights Commissionand served as an ADA trainer. They discuss discrimination as it relates to people with disabilities.

28:01 minutes (25.66 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 11/23/09

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Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Mon, 11/23/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Sue Ammeter who currently chairs the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee and the Health Issues Task Force. She formerly worked with the Human Rights Commission and served as an ADA trainer. They discuss discrimination as it relates to people with disabilities.

Voices from the Edge on 11/12/09

Air date: 
Thu, 11/12/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Developing Portland's "real wealth" - a conversation about "caring economics"

There’s more ways of defining wealth than just dollars or private property. There’s the economic value of the health of families, communities and our planet – far more important indicators than those of our dominant market economy.

PSU Stops Aid to Disabled Due to Budget Cuts

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 10/19/2009

Portland State University has, for many years, provided assistance to community members with disabilities through the Assistive Technology Center.  Now, that center has closed its doors to the community due to budget cuts.
KBOO’s Nathan Jimenez (heh-MEN-ez) brings us this commentary on this and other cuts to services for the disabled in Portland:
 

2:05 minutes (1.91 MB)

Tami Shankle and Guide Dogs For The Blind

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program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 10/26/2009

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Tami Shankle, Community Field Representative, Guide Dogs for the Blind

27:21 minutes (25.05 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 10/26/09

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Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Mon, 10/26/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Tami Shankle, Community Field Representative, Guide Dogs for the Blind.
 

Disabled Center Commentary

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 10/08/2009

 

1:16 minutes (595.92 KB)
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