DISABILITY

 

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Watch Mondays at 7:30 pm, Tuesdays at 3:30 am, 11:30 am & 6 pm, Wednesdays at 2 am, 10 am on Channel 15.

May 2018

 

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Nikki Villavicencio
Recorded: 4/11/2018

On this program:
Mark Hughes – May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Guest: Monica Handlos, Clinical Social Worker, Pediatric Home Service
Monica Handlos and Mark discuss mental health services for youth and families and why it’s important to provide mental and emotional supports, in addition to provide support for physical health.

Nikki Villavicencio – Accessibility of State Parks
Guest: Erica Schmiel, Legislative Coordinator, MN Council on Disability
Erica and Nikki talk about the need for accessibility in state parks and the proposal the MN State Council on Disability brought to the MN Legislator.

April 2018

 

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Imani Cruzen
Recorded: 3/14/2018

On this program:
Mark Hughes – Comedian
Comedian Mark Knutson shares his experience “breaking into comedy” as a person with a disability and entertains us.

Imani Cruzen – Wilderness Inquiry
Larry Raineri and Imani discuss taking trips with Wilderness Inquiry.

March 2018

 

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host – Joan Willshire
Recorded 2/14/2018

On this program:
Mark Hughes – Congratulations on an award
Joan Willshire, Director, Minnesota Council on Disability, talks with Mark about her award for creating awareness about diversity.

Joan Willshire – The Journey from Ms Wheelchair Minnesota to Ms Wheelchair America
Joan and Sheri Melander Smith talk about Sheri’s year as Ms Wheelchair Minnesota and her journey after becoming MS Wheelchair America.