Debra is joined by her producer Doug Foresta as they discuss virtual relationships, and the pros and cons of connecting with others online. Listen in as Doug and Debra share their thoughts on whether virtual relationships are “real”. This episode was recorded live on Facebook, captioned and streamed on facebook www.facebook.com/debraruh or in the embedded version below. … Continue Reading #167: Virtual Relationships- Are they Real?
The world has around 1.3 billion people with disabilities (PwDs). In other words, one out of five persons has some type of disability. Like everybody else, we want and need to earn and spend money. In fact, according to Global Economics Disability Report, we, along with our family and friends, spend around $8 billion a year. You’d think businesses would… Continue Reading Businesses Reaching Out to Persons with Disabilities by Rosemary Musachio
Steve McEvoy has lived with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy and learning disabilities since birth, and currently works as a consultant helping persons with and without disabilities. In this episode, Steve shares his conviction that economic empowerment, proactive support, a solid professional network and education are the four tools people with disabilities need to secure benefits-eligible employment. This episode… Continue Reading #166: The Power of People with Disabilities to Increase Profits and Brand Presence
Speaker, Educator, and Disability Inclusion Advocate, Edmund Asiedu, joins the program, to discuss disability inclusion in higher education. Edmund is the Assistant Director of Career Services for Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. This episode was recorded live on Facebook, captioned and streamed on facebook www.facebook.com/debraruh or in the embedded version below. To get the book… Continue Reading #165: Disability Inclusion in Higher Education
In this episode, Debra and Doug Foresta, producer of Human Potential at Work, discuss trends in mental health, and challenges that arise both in and out of the workplace. They also share their thoughts about what employers can do to encourage mental wellness and some of the biggest challenges and opportunities that technology poses to our emotional well-being. … Continue Reading #164: Technology and Mental Health