Crip Camp: The Nucleus of The ADA

Crip Camp: The Nucleus of The ADA by Rosemary Musachio

On July 26, 2020 the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) celebrates its 30th anniversary.  As all of you should know, the ADA entitles persons with disabilities (PwDs) equal access to every aspect of American society, thus prohibiting discrimination.  The ADA has opened doors to PwDs regarding education, employment, recreation, transportation, and all other public places.  The… Continue Reading Crip Camp: The Nucleus of The ADA

#217: A Better Understanding- Promoting Peaceful Interactions with First Responders

Tim Sutton Founder of A Better Understanding

In this episode, you’ll hear from Tim Sutton, and the work that he is doing to promote peaceful interactions between individuals with disabilities and first responders, including law enforcement. Tim describes the challenges that can arise when first responders are interacting with persons with disabilities, and why training on various behaviors is essential for public… Continue Reading #217: A Better Understanding- Promoting Peaceful Interactions with First Responders

#216: A Conversation About Virtual Work, Accessibility and Tech for Good- Part One

Doug Foresta Producer and Therapist

In this episode, Debra is joined by her producer, Doug Foresta, as they discuss what companies and organizations need to consider as more of their employees are working remotely. Debra shares what she’s learned a business owner and someone who has been on the forefront of using technology for good.     This episode was… Continue Reading #216: A Conversation About Virtual Work, Accessibility and Tech for Good- Part One

#215: A Conversation About Racism, Accessibility, and the Value of Human Life

LaMondre Pough Chief Sustainability Officer of Ruh Global IMPACT

LaMondre Pough, Chief Sustainability Officer at Ruh Global IMPACT, joins the program to discuss his thoughts about disability accessibility, racism in the United States, and how we privilege certain lives over others. LaMondre and Debra also discuss how discrimination is built into various systems and what needs to happen to create positive change.    … Continue Reading #215: A Conversation About Racism, Accessibility, and the Value of Human Life