DISABILITY

 

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October 2017

 

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Nikki Villavicencio
Recorded: 9/13/17

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Using Technology as a Caregiver
Barb Turner and Drew Henry from ARRM provide useful ideas for using new technology to aid in helping those who rely on caregivers.

Nikki Villavicencio - Immigration and Disability
Nikki welcomes ThaoXiong, who gives advice about organizations that help immigrants with disabilities.

Nikki Villavicencio - Diversity and Disability
Nikki continues with Brittanie Wilson, who gives her perspective about growing up with a mixed heritage family while being disabled.

September 2017

 

 

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Joan Willshire
Recorded: 8/9/2017

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Whole Health Coaching
Dr. Sheryl Grassie, from the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, and Ricka Kohnstamm, from ALIGN Whole Health Coaching, join Mark to talk about an exciting new conference.  

Joan Willshire - Dept of Human Services Commisioner
Joan visits the Dept of Human Services for an interview with Commissioner Emily Piper to get an update on issues related to people with disabilities.  

ADA Celebration - Alison Canty
Mark talks with Alison Canty, Enforcement official with the MN Dept of Human Rights, who was one of the attendees at the recent celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

August 2017

 

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Imani Cruzen
Recorded: 7/12/2017

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Making Documents Accessible
Jay Whyant, Chief Information Officer with the State of Minnesota gives tips about making documents compliant with state accessibility regulations.

Imani Cruzen - Language and Disability 

Advocate Bridget Siljander gives some perspective about how to learn to live independently with a disability on a low income.

Mark Hughes - ESPY Award Winner

Mark congratulates Abel Mehari on receiving the ESPY award for Special Olympic athletes.