Catalina Devandas joins the program to discuss her unique role as the first UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities. Discover the international perspective on disability inclusion and how disability inclusion work ties into the United Nation’s SDG’s (Sustainable Development Goals). To get the book “Inclusion Branding” visit https://amzn.to/2GKV0sj Transcript for episode 124.
Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, Executive Producer of the documentary “End Game” on Netflix, joins the program to discuss the need for additional education and policychanges around end-of-life issues. She discusses why so often, people aren’t dying in ways that match their goals and values, and what physicians can do to help patients make informed decisions. To get the book “Inclusion… Continue Reading #123: Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, Executive Producer of End Game on Netflix
Mike Gifford, Founder and President of OpenConcept Consulting Inc, joins the program to discuss the work he has been doing in the area of web accessibility and the importance of that work. Discover how Mike was able to tackle issues of web accessibility through a powerful software tool and how assistive technology will actually help with machine learning and… Continue Reading #122: Mike Gifford- Digital Inclusion and The Future of Work
Dr. Nasser Siabi joins the program to discuss his journey of empowering persons with disabilities. For his work, he has been awarded an OBE in 2010 for his contribution in helping over 250,000 disabled people transition from education into work and received the lifetime achievement award from the National Diversity Awards in 2015. To get the book “Inclusion Branding”… Continue Reading #121: Dr. Nasser Siabi- A Global Leader In Tackling Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities
Amanda Blackwell, founder and President of the Board at Digna International, describes her amazing journey of moving to Guatemala as a speech therapist without being able to speak Spanish, and going on to found Digna, which now serves as a model of excellence and generator of social transformation in the area of inclusion of people with special needs. To… Continue Reading #120: Promoting Disability Employment in Guatemala