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Real conversations. No-nonsense talk from everyday people with disabilities living their most independent lives everyday lives. Tune in for the latest news surrounding disability, accessibility, and independence, where conversations aren't dissed and stories that need to be told aren't missed. Subscribe to this podcast to stay in the know. Disability Talks: Don't Dis my Ability is hosted by Ed Granger. Abilities in Motion is a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping in ...
 
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3to1 Studios is a world-class production company of young, skilled professionals who combine real-world abilities with true creative ambition. Our team of film, web and design experts includes dedicated specialists in each field, ensuring that every step of a 3to1 project is given the focus and experience it deserves.
 
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On this episode of Disability Talks, we pass the mic to our Executive Director, Stephanie Quigley, as she talks with Jake & Genine Bashore from Cookie Break with Jake about autism, awareness, pride for neurodiversity, conservatorships and MORE! Connect with Cookie Break with Jake: Facebook Instagram Want to be a guest on our show? Connect with us a…
 
Abilities in Motion welcomes Catherine Reynolds from Mental Health America. On this episode, Catherine discusses the importance of mental health and its increasing prevalence over time. Additionally, MHA offers free Mental Health Screenings on the MHA website where you can dive into your own mental health. Connect with Mental Health America: Twitte…
 
Abilities in Motion welcomes Rachel Lippoff from the 'A Kid Again' organization. On this episode, Rachel discusses how she gives children and parents relief from the everyday stress and anxieties of living with an illness. She creates "adventures" to fun and engaging locations where families can escape and rediscover who they are. Slip away from re…
 
Katherine Klimitas is an artist, public speaker, blog writer, designer, painter, author, YouTuber, advocate, and more. Nothing has stopped her from achieving these incredible accolades--not even osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare disease that severely increases the fragility of one's bones. Listen as Katherine talks about her life with this disease an…
 
Happy New Year listeners! This year we wanted to start the year off with some high-tech equipment. I sat down with Natalie Rotschi, Communications & PR Manager to find out about the Scewo Bro from Switzerland. This high-tech electric chair, ensures users will feel confident on all terrains and even a flight of stairs. Website: https://www.scewo.com…
 
In part 2 of my interview with Doug Goist, we talk about the mission of National Industries for the Blind and how the pandemic has shifted employer's mindset of disabled persons working from home. As Doug and his team work with candidates and employers, he crushes the common stigmas that are not valid and shows how even eyeglasses are assistive tec…
 
Doug Goist wasn't born blind, however during his high school days, while playing sports he started to see it fading away. Listen in as I sit down with Doug and talk about his journey through O& M training and how he uses his disability to create employment ability for thousands every year. With his years of experience and work with the National Ind…
 
Tiffany always knew she was different but is always full of joy despite her physical challenges. When she became a teenager, she discovered just how unique she truly was. Through testing, she, her brother, and mother discovered they all had Progeria, a rapid aging disability. At 43, Tiffany is relatively healthy and definitely happy! It was a joy a…
 
Shelly sits down with Project Manager, Jenny Angell to discuss the two year long project that the Pa Museums and Historical Sites have undertaken to identify what changes they can make to create accessible excellence throughout the state. If your organization could use a fresh look, contact Jenny to obtain a packet. Pa Museums website: https://pamu…
 
This week, Disability Talks sits down with the authors of Allies & Obstacles to discuss the importance of advocacy and collaboration for persons with disabilities. This process should begin from an early age to ensure independent success and a wide variety of supports that are long term. Listen in to find out how to bridge gaps and build success. R…
 
Co-founder of Billy Footwear, Billy Price, joins us for a special episode to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month and independent entrepreneurship. Join us to discover how Billy and his partner, Darin Donaldson, created this stylish and universal adaptive shoe design sold worldwide! To find out more about our guest, visit these …
 
There are 200 types of Dwarfism in the world, Sofiya, Nic and their spouses ironically all have different forms and share with us their challenges as new parents and their extensive body of work in and out of the theater. Listen in to hear more for Dwarfism Awareness Month. To find out more about our guest, visit these links: Website: https://www.s…
 
Are you a person with a disability, mobility challenges, use a stroller, or walker? Than listen in to find out this accessibility project is looking at accessibility across five countries to improve our lives in public spaces. Dr. Orchard, Dr. Eskyte, and Professor Lawson are working on a pedestrian accessibility project across 5 countries and need…
 
On this week's episode of DisaAbilityTalks, we sit down with Tokyo 2020 Para Powerlifter of Team USA, Jake Schrom! He discusses his incredible journey to the 2020 Games, finding a proper work/life balance, and his future plans! Don't miss this exclusive insight from a Tokyo 2020 Paralympian. Only on DisAbility Talks. To find out more about our gues…
 
Robert J. Reinhart, PE, Vice President of Biller Reinhart Engineering Group and Sara Bentley, National Walk Manager for the Lupus Foundation, sit down with our host, Shelly Houser, on a new episode of DisAbility Talks! Learn about Lupus and social stigmas associated with the disease with these amazing guests. To find out more about our guests, visi…
 
Prepare to be inspired. Jessica Cox, the first armless pilot, has flown onto our latest episode of DisAbility Talks! She breaks down her journey to the cockpit and her desire to become the first armless pilot. This is a story you won't want to miss. Take to the skies with our host, Shelly Houser, and Jessica Cox on this brand-new episode! 4jjwsp2ws…
 
Great Britain Wheelchair Fencer Oliver Lam-Watson features on this episode, the second episode in our double-episode coverage of the 2020 Paralympics! In this episode, Oliver and our host, Shelly Houser, discuss stigmas against individuals with disabilities and Oliver's journey to the 2020 Tokyo Games. If you want to hear more about the 2020 Paraly…
 
For the first time in US history, the Paralympic Games will be broadcast during daytime and prime time hours on major network channels. In this episode, our host, Shelly Houser, sits down with Mary Hodge and Nina Kult from Team USA's Para Powerlifting team and Goalball Paralympian Zach Buhler to talk about the Tokyo 2020 games and their journeys to…
 
Author, award-winning journalist, executive producer, and CEO, Liz Plank talks about becoming a journalist and writer despite her ADHD diagnosis. Liz, began her career working in a community center for persons with disabilities and saw how they were mistreated at home. That’s when she decided to make a bigger impact and write about the social ills …
 
After her accident in 2010, Chelsie Hill imagined a life of unlimited opportunities where women like her, with physical disabilities, could achieve their goals with great success. For Chelsie, this meant to move to LA and become a dancer. At first she wasn't seeing other wheelchair dancers and decided to re-imagine the world of dance. Since then, C…
 
Having a disability is never the end of the world, in fact for Bryan and Bradford Manning, it was just the beginning. Being diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease at a young age built resilience and gave them the skills for problem-solving sooner than their peers. In this week’s episode, the Manning brothers talk about a one in a million-shopping trip …
 
Every year the city of Philadelphia, PA raises the ADAPT Pride flag over city hall and celebrates all persons with disabilities. This year Vicki Landers and her team will host a 10 day virtual celebration for all to join. The will be speakers, singers, and other artists showing and sharing their pride for a world-wide audience. Disability Pride PA …
 
Collette DiVitto graduated from Clemson University with dreams of becoming a successful baker. With a degree in life skills and a passion for cookies, Collette set out to interview after interview, only to be told she was "not a good fit". Having Downs Syndrome, Collette knew what that really meant. So with the help of her mother and sister they cr…
 
Ten years ago, Industrial designer, McCauley Warner wrote a thesis on creating prosthetic leg covers that were fashionable, protective and full of choice. Her professor argued that she would never accomplish it and clinicians pushed back stating, insurance companies would never allow it. McCauley partnered with Ryan Palibroda after college and toda…
 
Amanda didn't see a life of despair after her accident but rather and opportunity to heal and connect with others just like her! With the help of her mother, Amanda opened up Next Step Orlando where she and her team empower others to do their best, push their limits and find support and independence after an acquired disability. Listen in to hear h…
 
Every child should see themselves in the books they read. When a child can identify themselves just like the characters in their books, they become better readers. Representation is vital to everyone and young readers are hungry to see themselves in books. That’s why We need Diverse Books works with young Authors and Illustrators to develop books t…
 
In this episode we welcome prosthetist, John Hattingh, of Prosthetic Care of Virginia to the show. With 45 years of experience, John and his team create some of the most technologically advanced prosthetics in the world. From customizing hip and hemi prosthetics, myo and neuroelectronic arms that feel objects and temperatures through sensors, to os…
 
Jay Ruderman, of the Ruderman Family Foundation, shares how he partners with studios like CBS and NBC Universal to ensure equality and authentic representation in film, television, and commercials for actors with disabilities. Big names like Octavia Spencer, Bryan Cranson, and The Farrelly Brothers have also supported inclusion riders to better sho…
 
This episode welcomes guest Jean Marc Feghali, of WeWALK, a company of out of London, England. WeWALK develops tech for the visually impaired community by the visually impaired community. Jean Marc himself is visually impaired and a WeWALK user. He shares that products, like the ultrasonic WeWALK Smart Cane, are designed through the lived experienc…
 
This episode features IT business heavy hitter and international motivational speaker, Chad E. Foster, who just wrote his first book, "Blind Ambition." The book is set for release on February 16th. Shelly interviews Chad about his journey, going back to the time he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa through the twists and turns leading to his …
 
This episode features the bubbly personality of Gail Hamilton, a public speaker, opera singer, author, therapist, and former Miss Colorado Senior America. Shelly interviews Gail about the twists and turns that led her to pursue such diverse experiences, never letting blindness ultimately dictate what she can and cannot do, no matter how great her f…
 
This episode features the expertise of glaucoma and cataract surgeon Dr. Aaron Cohn of Kremer Eye Center in southeastern PA. In this eye-opening conversation, Shelly and Dr. Cohn discuss the importance of regular eye exams and how to take care of your eye health to prevent vision loss and the progression of certain eye diseases like glaucoma. Learn…
 
In this episode, we chat with Jessica Ping-Wild of Chicago, Illinois, a disability advocate, freelance content creator, and University of Notre Dame graduate with dual degrees in English Literature and Business Economics. You’ll be captivated by Shelly and Jessica’s candid conversation on dating with a disability and the difficulties of finding acc…
 
In this episode, Shelly interviews David Sharif, a magna cum laude graduate of Pace University, global citizen, and autism advocate. His political science background and love of world travel have shaped his values and allowed him to develop relationships with friends across the globe. David talks about being featured in a claymation video by Autism…
 
In this episode, Shelly interviews Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, President of RespectAbility, a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities so people with disabilities can fully participate in all aspects of community. Jennifer regularly works with disability organizations, national, state and local policy leaders, workforce deve…
 
Join us for a deep dive into the world of adapted fitness with Jeff McGinnis and Judy Morrison of the Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports in Philadelphia. Their mostly volunteer-driven organization meets people wherever they are physically and mentally to help them meet their fitness and wellness goals. They discuss ways the Center has had to ad…
 
Join us for an enlightening interview with special guest Zakiya Mabery of Washington, D.C. She's an international speaker, LinkedIn influencer, and Diversity, Inclusion and Equity advocate who describes herself as a “triple threat” because she is a Black woman with a disability. She is passionate about mental health and wellness and encourages list…
 
In this episode, host Shelly Houser and Abilities in Motion's Executive Director, Stephanie Quigley, share valuable voting information for voters ahead of the November general election. This interview includes valuable resources for reliable nonpartisan voting information, promoting voting rights, and ensuring voting accessibility. Shelly and Steph…
 
In this episode we interview Maegan Blau of Blue Copper Design, an interior design company that specializes in adaptive designs for everyday spaces. Maegan talks us through her design process, including incorporating themes and hues from the environment (especially the desert in her home state of Arizona) into home interiors. Learn more about what …
 
In this special edition of Disability Talks, host Shelly Houser passes the mic off to Executive Director Stephanie Quigley as she interviews Genine Bashore and her son Jake, who has autism. April is Autism Awareness Month, but Genine presents a compelling argument for moving from “awareness” to “acceptance.” Genine gets real about the journey from …
 
Happy 30th birthday to the Americans with Disabilities Act! This life-changing act was borne out of the Independent Living Movement, which challenged the idea that people with disabilities should be confined to institutions. Civil rights leaders advocated for systems change that would allow people with disabilities to flourish independently in thei…
 
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