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  • 01:01

    PA Rep. Mark B. Cohen - Office for People with Disabilities Act

    in Culture

    Join us for a conversation with Rep. Mark Cohen, of the 202nd Legislative District (Philadelphia). We will discuss the importance of his sponsorship and upcoming reintroduction of HB 1183, known as the Office for People with Disabilities Act. The Act would establish The Office for People with Disabilities within the Office of the Governor, instead of its current location under the Department of Human Services. We will also discuss how to work with legislators to suggest and support the passage of bills to improve the quality of life for residents of Pennsylvania.  


    Rep. Cohen is the “Dean” of the Pennsylvania General Assembly -- the longest serving member in either the House or the Senate, Democratic Chair of the House State Government Committee, and past Democratic Chair of the House Human Services Committee. Rep. Cohen received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a Juris Doctorate from the Widener University School of Law and a Master of Business Administration from Lebanon Valley College. 


    PA Independent Living Radio Show is brought to you every Friday at 12:00 pm EDT/EST by The Arc of Luzerne County. Please consider a donation in support of our work to help improve the quality of life for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families.


    Read and subscribe to PA Disability News (it's free!) to stay up to date on news and events of interest to the PA disability community. 


    Thanks for listening!

  • 00:28

    Abilities Over Disabilities- What is in it for me

    in Lifestyle

    Elizabeth shares what is in it for all individuals when they open up to looking at the abilities over the disabilities.  It will be the first of a series as she introduces her Platform for the Todays American Woman, and continues over the next month to help us understand what is really in it for everyone when we open our minds, hearts, and attitudes to looking at individuals from the ability stand point rather than the disabiity stand point.

  • 01:01

    Devon Grant - PA Gov. Cabinet & Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities

    in Culture

    Join us for a conversation with Devon Grant, Executive Director, of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Cabinet and Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities. This cabinet exists to make recommendations to the Governor on policies, procedure regulations and legislation that assist people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, serves as a liaison to individuals with disabilities, and as a resource to entities under the Governor’s jurisdiction, ensuring equality for people with disabilities in all facets of state government within the commonwealth.


    Devon holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Wheaton College in Illinois, and a Juris Doctor from Western State University, College of Law, in Fullerton, California. Prior to his appointment to his current position, Devon spent almost 10 years in the Reconsideration Unit of the Department of Public Welfare. 


    Some of his adventures include riding cross country on a motorcycle, climbing Mt. Fuji in Japan, and skiing in the Alps. Devon lives in Palmyra, with his wife and 3 children.


    PA Independent Living Radio Show is brought to you every Friday at 12:00 pm EDT/EST by The Arc of Luzerne County. Please consider a donation in support of our work to help improve the quality of life for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families through advocacy, resources, and community education.


    For more news and events of interest to the PA disability community, visit PA Disability News.


    Come back every Friday at 12pm EST/EDT for PA Independent Living - Thanks for listening!

  • 01:32

    People With Disabilities Are PEOPLE TOO!

    in Motivation

    Join Bishop Gerald Scott as he discusses the plights of the physically, developmentally and mentally challenged.
    Have you ever noticed that all other groups of people are looked after? Race, Sexual orientation, gender? What about the disabled? Some jobs SAY they don't discriminate based on disability, but, many find a reason NOT to hire someone with a physical challenge.  Ever try catcing public transportation and you're in a wheelchair, only to have the bus driver ride pass you because he/she doesn't want to take the time to DO THEIR JOB and assist you? Let's talk about it.

  • 00:31

    Fresh Manna Shalom Health and Wellness: Overcoming Physical Disabilities Part 2

    in Religion

    SHALOM HEALTH AND WELLNESS


    Apostle Loretta Williams is a Motivational Speaker and Teacher who will be sharing information that is essential and vital to our physical (body) welfare which will also include the benefits of nutritious meals, herbs and spices and various foods that provide protein and vitamins that are good for our bodies.  We will learn more on how to stabilize our mental and psychological (the mind and our thoughts) and dealing with our emotions (how we feel). Occasionally she will have guests who are health specialist or advocates who can enlighten us further, so we can learn as much as possible about maintaining good health and enabling us through their knowledge and expertise to live better and fulfilling lives so we can be happy! 


    Today’s Lesson Topic: Overcoming Physical Disabilities To Live A Productive Lifestyle – Part 2  


    Sub-Topic: I Can't Should Not Be A Part of Your Vocabulary


    Individuals still can live a healthy and productive life, regardless of whatever affliction they may suffer; we need to learn more about how to overcome physical disabilities and give every assistance to those who are afflicted, when we help others, we help ourselves!


    SCRIPTURE TOPIC: (3 John 1:2)  Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. 


    Read and Learn more about Shalom Health and Wellness on the Oasis World Wide News Publication at www.oasisnewspublication.com/id79.html

  • 00:45

    Traveling With Disabilities

    in Travel

    Tips and Resources for the Disabled Traveler are discussed on this weeks, The Traveling Eye. Join Bonnie DeShong and Ja'Vonne Harley as they discuss the many types of travelers who may need assistance. The Americans with Disabilities act and how all affect travel. What you may or may not know to make your travel more accessible and how to enjoy your trip, no matter what your needs. "Building bridges to create a new era where people with disabilities will take their rightful place in the world community" - Mobility International USA-


    Tune in and have your pen and paper ready! This will be a show full of great information.

  • 01:29

    will black people ever control their destiny ...

    in Education

    black people dont have control of there destiny and thats a fact how did we lose it and how can we get it back our destiny is in the hands of white supremacy what steps do we have to take to put it back in our own collective hand and join me the truth and brother B and queen meyah and Chief X we will be discussing the on this episode of wake upAfrican people ...

  • 00:30

    Fresh Manna Shalom Health and Wellness: Overcoming Physical Disabilities

    in Religion

    SHALOM HEALTH AND WELLNESS


    Apostle Loretta Williams is a Motivational Speaker and Teacher who will be sharing information that is essential and vital to our physical (body) welfare which will also include the benefits of nutritious meals, herbs and spices and various foods that provide protein and vitamins that are good for our bodies.  We will learn more on how to stabilize our mental and psychological (the mind and our thoughts) and dealing with our emotions (how we feel). Occasionally she will have guests who are health specialist or advocates who can enlighten us further, so we can learn as much as possible about maintaining good health and enabling us through their knowledge and expertise to live better and fulfilling lives so we can be happy! 


    SCRIPTURE TOPIC: (3 John 1:2)  Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. 


    Today's Topic: Overcoming Physical Disabilities To Live A Productive Life


    Read and Learn more about Shalom Health and Wellness on the Oasis World Wide News Publication 

  • 01:58

    This Week's Guest is Learning Disabilities Advocate Jason Oliver

    in Health

    Learning Disabilities Advocate Jason Oliver joins us this week on The Best Years in Life Radio.  Coming from a learning disabilities background, himself, Jason overcame insurmountable challenges and now he is an advocate helping children and adults alike, giving them the hope that they, too, can make a difference.  Tune in for this special and important interview.


    During the first half hour, Tony will go over additions to our website and his topic will be:  Giving nature the time it needs to heal.


    During the second half hour, Luella will conclude her series on the importance of an empath learning to manage emotions received from other people.

  • 01:47

    We Are Everyday People - Host Keith Bledsoe

    in Current Events

    At 7pm today on “We Are Everyday People” Internet Radio…I’m goin in !!!


    The self genocide (WWZ) continues via ourselves and the police.


    The cold blooded killer of 9 gets treated with kid gloves and to Burger King.


    The confederate flag bs


    And whatever else we roll with


    I will close by paying tribute my bother Michael Hoffman who passed away on Sunday morning June 7th after a long debilitating illness. I was in Chicago last week for the memorial service and I will talk about it. Those of you who knew Mike are welcome to call in and share your memories.

  • 01:08

    OVERCOMING DISABILITIES AND OTHER MIS-ALIGNMENTS

    in Health

    Our guest tonight will share the many ways she have overcome being "legally blind".  From special computer fonts to advanced technologies, Marion Baker has discovered many ways to live a normal life dispite her disability. 

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