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The shame and embarrassment about any form of disability can be found in most ethnic groups. However, there is a higher prevalence of stigmas over mental and physical disability in African-American and Latino groups. Host, Dr. Danita Applewhite and special guest Dr. E. Douglass Brown, share a unique insight about the stigma of mental illness and how it relates to depression and addiction. Hear students, teachers, and Veterans discuss how to identify symptoms, overcome shame, and get confidential help. Dr. E. Douglas Brown is a clinical psychologist and author. Your donation of at least $5 or more will support our radio broadcasts, and allow us to continue helping Adult Learners/Students and Veterans with disabilities reach their education and workforce goals? Visit http://whiteappleinstitute.org and click on DONATE. Click on RADIO to listen to episodes of the Student2Teacher ™ Radio Talk Show anytime 24/7. This broadcast is a rerun of The Shame of Mental Illness aired 1-18-14.
Ask Dr. Applewhite IN PERSON at the 4th Annual African American Symposium on Disabilities, February 27, 2015 Learn more http://www.abil.org/2015aas/ . Highlights will be available on radio at www.askdrapplewhite.com
The Disability Round table was created as a place for people with disabilities to find the power and knowledge needed to live a bold new life after disability and take charge of our lives again.
Knowledge is power and when your arm yourself with knowledge on disability rights and study the history of the Independent Living movement you will begin to discover that a lot of people who fought for our Civil Rights as people with disabilities and that you can become part of the Fight and discover there is peace and justice when you dare to Dream and join up with us on our mission of Equality for all!!!
The Independent Living movement can teach you how to live a new Independent Life so join us Tonight in a discussion about how the ADA (Centers for Independent Living) and the laws that are designed to protect us can teach you and I how to live a better more inclusive life!!!
The topic of the day is ObamaCare! I am with my guest speaker, Connie, as she shares her inspiring story of how President Barack Obama's healthcare reform helped her to receive medicine for a serious illness she is facing. Without ObamaCare, she says that getting the medicine would not be possible for her. Listen to her testominial and then YOU can decide (or have more information to make a decision) once and for all if ObamaCare (Obama Care) is good for America or not.
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- A real testominial (honest and not a "paid" review of any kind) from guest speaker, Connie, about how ObamaCare is allowing her to get medicine that she otherwise could not obtain.
Join us for a conversation with the dynamic team at AXSChat, an online community of talent-minded professionals devoted to creating an inclusive world. It's becoming a global phenomenon!
AXSChat is a virtual gathering to celebrate our diversity and human social side, and hopes to accomplish and encourage in-depth discussion and spread knowledge about the work people are doing to enable access through whatever means. They host regular interviews and twitter chats with people who are contributing to making the world a more inclusive place through technology. Topics are wide ranging and discussion is encouraged.
Follow the conversation on twitter by searching for the #AXSChat hashtag.
Joining us will be:
Debra Ruh, a seasoned entrepreneur that focuses on Global Disability Inclusion, ICT Accessibility, EmployAbility, Marketing and Communications Strategies, and Digital Media.
Antonio Santos, a HootSuite Ambassador and Social Media Lead working in the Digital Inclusion Team at Atos.
Neil Milliken, Head of Accessibility & Inclusion at Atos, where he created the Atos Centre of Competence encompassing Accessibility, Inclusive Design and Assistive Technology Services.
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This episode our special guest is Victor Pickard. He is the author of America’s Battle for Media Democracy: The Triumph of Corporate Libertarianism and the Future of Media Reform. He is an Assistant Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication.
Hosted by sociologist Keith Brekhus from Montana along with Liberal Fix Producer Naomi Minogue. Every week the two of them feature a special guest and/or tackle tough issues with a perspective that comes from outside the beltway.
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Proposed Cuts to the VA 2015
Restrict VA's Individual Unemployability Benefits to Disabled Veterans Who Are Younger Than the Full Retirement Age for Social Security
More than 3.4 million veterans with medical conditions or injuries that were incurred or worsened during active-duty service are receiving disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Narrow Eligibility for Veterans' Disability Compensation by Excluding Certain Disabilities Unrelated to Military Duties
Veterans may receive disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical conditions or injuries that occurred or worsened during active-duty military service (excluding those resulting from willful misconduct). Disabilities that are deemed to be connected to military service in that sense range widely in severity and type, from the loss of limbs to migraines and treatable hypertension.
Marijuana legalization measures have been a mixed bag of good and bad for medical marijuana patients. With California most likely to have a legalization initiative on the ballot in 2016, legalization proponents want to work with medical marijuana patients to ensure that their rights are protected under any marijuana legalization initiatives that are on the ballot.
Dale Sky Jones is Director of the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform, a California based nonpartisan organization dedicated to ending marijuana prohibition through ballot initiatives, legislative collaboration and public education campaigns. As the shows first guest, Ms. Jones will provide information on the series of roundtable discussions being held in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego and Santa Ana on Jan. 30 and 31. Information on prospects for the 2016 initiatives and how patients can work together to make sure they do not have a negative impact is at the center of these community forums.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy at the University of California at Irvine are sponsoring a symposium on Saturday, Feb. 21 that will bring together experts from the legal, political, and judicial arenas, as well as civil rights activists, harm reduction workers, entrepreneurs, and full-time reform workers for an in-depth look at how U.S. drug policies have affected society, and what lies ahead on the horizon.
The show’s second guest is Lauren Ayn Mendelsohn, coordinator for SSDP at UCI who is also a J.D. Candidate, 2016. She will explain the ins and outs of this important symposium and reveal the names of the invited speakers and participants. Marijuana law reform is a key component of the reform process and Ms. Mendelsohn will provide information on how this is incorporated into the symposium’s presentations.
Today's show including important essays by Leslie Sanchez, Alex Gonzalez and Alex Nowrasteh. Each has in depth analysis of the immigration debate and the political motivations behind it. Alex Gonzalez effectively defeats the "Secure the Border First with a fence!" policy of the anti-immigration bigots. Then Leslie Sanchez opines about the motivation behind Obama's executive action to reduce the horrendous hardships he had already cost many millions of Latinos in America. Why would he do that? Sanchez suspects it may be because some GOP types like Greg Abbott in Texas did rather well among Latinos in heavily Latino districts. Thus, her conclusion is that Obama and the Democrats may be in trouble with Latinos. Latinos Ready To Vote. I have my doubts about that but it is true that it appears some few Republicans did fairly well among some Latino sectors, most likely because the Democrat candidate was so liberal and radical that traditionally Democrat voting Latinos simply stayed home. Later, author David Whitehead Jr. called in to discuss Hispanic outreach among Republicans and he admits the existence of anti-Latino bias among Tea party types. I discuss how the evil Tanton Network, a radical environmentalist and white supremacist organization has injected their anti-immigration policies into the Republican Party via the Tea Parties. We didn't get to discuss the changes in policy concerning Cuba.
Sam Thurman, Cliff Stewart and Lisa Stewart of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans.
Although the American system of justice is the most-respected worldwide, it is still a system designed, and operated, by humans, which means it's not perfect. Sam, Cliff, and Lisa will highlight ongoing struggles against "the system" to free wrongfully imprisoned people, and what happens when justice miscarries against an actually innocent person.
Our Special Guests for tonight's show are Alex Friedmann, Prison Legal News and Eli Lehrer, R Street Institute. Both will be sharing their thoughts and opinions on why prison reform is so needed in our United States' prisons.
A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who's been wrongly imprisoned in Florence, CO for a crime they didn't commit. Read full story: www.freetheirp6.org.
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Let us help you navigate this treacherous road to disability. Much easier for some than others. Tonight we will be talking about how to make your road much smoother and how to overcome the many fumbles that many people make when dealing with social security, attornies and others. We are going to teach you how to win this difficult and sometimes impossible game. We are not going to encourage you to lie, cheat, steal or manipulate the system. All of the information you hear tonight is based on hard core experience and proven methodologies. If you would like to be a part of the show and have a personal story to tell about filing for disability give us a call at 646-378-1896.
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Welcome to another episode the Brain Injury Round Table. I am your host, Constance Miller, brain injury survivor of 32 years; author of the original brain injury owner's manual entitled From The Ashes. This innovative guidebook was featured on Super Bowl XXXIV. Miller is Managing Director of Brain Injury Resource Center, located on the Internet at http://www.headinjury.com. Also joining us is Tai Campbell, my invaluable contributor tireless community activist, and founder of Taken Back Our Community (TBOC) http://www.tbocnow.org. He is the survivor of an incredible history of childhood brain injuries. I'd like to thank: all our listeners for bringing our voices, to your home, or your mobile device wherever you are around the world. Additionally, I’d like to give a big thank you to this show’s sponsors: Martha Marcum, mother of a brain injury survivor and author of MARTHA'S FABLES and
There may be no greater loss than losing one’s ability to make sense of the real world. From Tragedy to Triumph is a tale of an incredible journey. It traces a path of young girl growing up in a humble Irish background to becoming a mother, a wife, and successful businesswomen only to have it all dashed by a terrible brain trauma that left her in the grips of confusion and terror. Against the backdrop of her life across continents; this is a story of one woman’s triumph against the odds. It involves a multiplicity of human dramas with each character playing an integral role. Supported by amazing jazz and theater personalities, her family and dearest friends Taylor tells a story of her terrible ordeal and the suffering of those who loved her. It also tells of her quest for justice in one of Canada's most protracted civil cases that provided little recompense for her years of suffering and losses.
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