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We all know people with physical and/or mental issues limiting their abiliy to perform tasks most of us take for granted. Some have severed or non functioning limbs. Others are blind, deaf, and/or mute. Others have mental challenges. An increasing number have a combination of several of these issues.
It never ceaces to amaze me hw people with the decks stacked against them like this manage to not overcome these obsticals, but rise to great hights in areas most would believe to be impossible.
A teanage boy (blind since birth) becoming captain of the high school wrestling team and leading his team to the state chapionships.
Two perfomers creating amazing careers in show business (Both have Cerebral Palsey)
A man with a tremendous studdering problem since childhood becoming a famous actor on stage and screen and creating a multi million dollar career with his voice. (James Earl Jones).
A man stricken with polio as a child Becoming President of The United States. (FDR).
Many more examples proving that there are no disabilities, ONLY CHALLENGES.
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Join us for a conversation with disability advocate, Madelaine Sayko. We'll discuss cognitive, neurological, and psychological disabilities in the workplace, implementing comprehensive return-to-work programs, and how to foster better collaboration among organizations that provide services to individuals with brain injury.
Madelaine is President of Cognitive Compass, where her work is directed towards improving employment outcomes for challenged individuals in both the veteran and civilian community. She sits on the board of The Acquired Brain Injury Network of Pennsylvania (ABIN-Pa) and is the Community Education Coordinator for Delaware County, PA. Madelaine authored a significant portion of the ABIN-Pa peer-to-peer training manual: Building a New Life After Brain Injury, and is a contributor to the brain injury guidebook: You Look Great, by John C. Byler. She has also written a caregivers guide that was used in brain injury training for social workers, and served on the Governor’s Brain Injury Recovery Task Force as Chair for Cross Collaboration of Services, and as a representative on the Stakeholders Committee.
**Here is the link to PA ODP Futures Planning Forums mentioned on today's show.
PA Independent Living Radio Show is brought to you every Friday at 12:00 pm EST/EDT 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.
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There’s a revolution taking place in understanding Learning Disabilities. With new neuroscientific findings, we see that an individual with dyslexia--a language based LD-- has a brain that works differently while reading. Educators at all levels are taking this new knowledge to use new assistive technologies to tailor content to the individual mind of the student. Now, a student with dyslexia and a student with aspraxia -- whose brain has problems planning to move the body parts (e.g., lips, jaw, tongue) needed for speech -- in the same classroom, can have their individual lessons optimized for their particular strengths and weaknesses.
Ben Powers is the headmaster of Eagle Hill-Southport, an independent day school in Connecticut for students with learning disabilities. Prior to joining the school in 2012, he served as headmaster of The Kildonan School. He is a passionate member of and advocate in the field of dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD and is on the board of directors of Headstrong Nation and Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities.
Unfortunately, one of the most overlooked and devalued groups of people are those with disabilities. In the USA, the most progressive country in the world, there is still great disparity in the treatment and access to school and work opportunities for differently-abled persons, especially those with non-visible and mental disabilities. We can openly discuss the disparity by our willingness to consider the potential of genius within every human being, regardless of the level of their abilities. Our special guest is Dr. Will Moreland, a military veteran and author of the critically acclaimed book Genius Potential. He is known as America's #1 Leadership Life Trainer and appears frequently on national television shows to share his insights on leadership, personal development and current events. To learn more about how you can support our students and Veterans with disabilities in reaching their education and workforce goals visit http://whiteappleinstitute.org -Click Radio and listen to archived shows 24/7.
Most teachers, from elementary to college levels, are able to identify when students have difficulty learning, within the first weeks of a semester. However, employers and co-workers are not able or qualified to identify employees with Learning Disabilities unless the person is willing to ask for an accommodation. This Student2Teacher™ Radio Show will clarify how support, referrals, and accommodations can be provided more effectively. Our Special Guest, Dr. Beverly Poellnitz, Educator, Entrepreneur, along with other guests will enlighten us on how cultural considerations must be given when discussing any issue of learning, mental health, and performance. Host, Dr. Danita Applewhite shares current trends for employers, as well as teachers, that will help with ways to provide accommodations and stay legal with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Hear VET2VET conversations about how Student Veterans address asking for accommodations from Disabled Student Resources and Employee Assistance Programs. . Would you please send your donation of at least $10 or more to continue our radio broadcasts, and help our 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 show any day of the week.
Executive director David Morrissey, MPS the US International Council on Disabilities will speak about‘Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities CRPD) and the importance of it to all people with disabities now in 2014!
The United States signed the CRPD in 2009. On December 4, 2012 the United States Senate considered the ratification of the CRPD but fell 5 votes short of the super majority vote required. The media coverage of the Senate’s failure to ratify the disability treaty has been overwhelming and the CRPD’s Senate leaders remain committed to bringing the disability treaty up in the 113th Congress.
What is the “Disability Treaty?”
The Disability Treaty (known as the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,“CRPD”) is an international treaty that was inspired by U.S. leadership in recognizing the rights of people with disabilities. Why should the Senate vote for ratification?
The Senate needs to fight for the 57.8 million Americans with disabilities, 5.5 million disabled American veterans, and the 1 billion people with disabilities around the world and vote to ratify the CRPD.
Who supports ratification of the disability treaty?
Ratification of the CRPD is supported by hundreds of disability organizations, civil rights groups, faith organizations, veterans groups, and major business groups including the Chamber of Commerce.
Welcome to this show where we continue the raw, real, getting dirty, & filthy honest chats about people with disabilities, setbacks, differences, how to handle dramatic affairs, hypocricy and all sorts of things we have learned from the past and are going to apply to our future, to hopefully make things work out more/better with a new crowd.
Listen in to maybe learn a thing or two, or just hear us rant! Either way we love & appreciate all of our listeners, and we welcome one and all.
INNERSIGHT - This is not a world made for disabilities.
Frank Perino - Host
Suzanne Tarazi-Ferraro - Co-Host
INNERSIGHT Means 'FREEDOM'
Advocates for the Disabled
Enjoy an evening of hilarious stand-up comedy while contributing to the Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region
Thursdays April 10th, 2014
Doors open at 7:00pm
Show starts at 8:00pm
Tickets are now on sale and must be purchased in advance
$20.00 per person
What You Get:
- A professional Yuk Yuk’s comedy show with multiple acts
- A discounted dinner voucher at a local restaurant (while supplies last)
- One complimentary door prize ticket to enter in the draw
*Door prizes will be drawn at the end of the comedy show
Door Prizes includes gift certificates, gift baskets, special event tickets and product donations.
Age restriction: 19+ however 17+ year old are allowed with adult company
Location: Mark Breslin’s Yuk Yuk’s International Stand-up Comedy
Address: 5165 Dixie Road, Mississauga, L4W 4G1 ** 1 light North of Eglinton at Amico Blvd
(come early, open seating only, no reserved seating available)
Support our event by purchasing tickets, Call 905-272-4100 or 905-791-4100!!!
Help us reach our goal!!!
Payment Accepted: cash, visa, mastercard and personal cheque
All proceeds will be used to support our valuable programs and services in the Region of Peel for children and youths with learning disabilities.
Please Note: SHOW IS NOT CENSORED. DISCRETION IS ADVISED!
Learning Disabilities Advocate Jason Oliver is our guest this week on The Best Years in Life Radio. Jason has a learning disabilities background. Through his own experience, he has become a Learning Disabilities Advocate, helping people fulfill their dreams through individualized service planning. This week's topic will be career planning for the learning disabled.
During the first half hour of the show, Tony will go through recent articles and additions to our website and discuss measures to take in the event of an Ebola outbreak. During the second half hour Luella will continue her series on the many aspects of bullying. She will cover cyber bullying and social bullying.,.
Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Students with disabilities don’t usually know about other college students with disabilities, their opportunities in higher education, or what accommodations are available and and how to request them. This espidode discusses recommended resources to get you started in learning more about higher education and students with disabilities.
Speakers: Diana Katovitch, Taishoff Center on Inclusive Higher Education at Syracuse University
Note: Real-time captioning is available for this broadcast.
For more information visit adalive.org.
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