Disability rights

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 02/24/09

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Tue, 02/24/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A discussion of the future of health care in the United States

Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog joins Abe and Joe to talk about the state of American health care, the so-called "public option," and what we might expect from the Obama administration on this front over the next few years.

Veteran's Voice

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Wed, 02/18/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace speak with journalist Aaron Glantz about his new book, The War Comes Home: Washington's Battle Against American's Veteran's, the first book to systematically document the U.S. government's neglect of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Glantz, who reported extensively from Iraq during the first three years of this war, interviewed more than one hundred recent war veterans about their lives since returning home.

Annette Arnold Boyd interview

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Sounds of Awareness
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Thu, 02/05/2009

Paul van Dyke interviews Annette Arnold Boyd about her limited vision

26:32 minutes (24.3 MB)

Circle A Radio on 02/04/09

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Wed, 02/04/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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An interview with the Dicentra Collective

The Dicentra Collective is based in Portland, OR. They are 7 individuals who are collectively committed to create radical communities of care, networks of support, and movements based on relationship building. Tonight on Circle A Radio we talk with the members of Dicentra Collective about their beginnings, their workshops, their ideas for radical caregiving, and more. Stay Tuned.

Sounds of Awareness on 02/06/09

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
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." 

chapter three already!

Want to start at the beginning?  Go down two more blogs. 

In this chapter the "rapture" hits the cruise liner, and the libido hits the fan.

 

THREE

 

Sounds of Awareness

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
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.

John Robison, "Look Me In The Eye"

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Sounds of Awareness
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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.

26:33 minutes (24.31 MB)

Sounds of Awareness

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
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"

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.

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