Sounds of Awareness

Sounds of Awareness is an interview program discussing life style, education, social and legal issues, housing, health care, and employment, and how these impact people with disabilities and the community at large. Paul Van Dyck produces and hosts this 30-minute, disability issues forum heard every 4th Monday at 11:00 AM on KBOO.FM.

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Sounds of Awareness

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Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Fri, 10/24/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Greg Kimsey, Clark County Auditor, assisted by Erin Thompson, about the newest voting access machine for the disabled.

Sounds of Awareness on 09/05/08

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Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Fri, 09/05/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

The topic is improving accessibility. St. Luke's/SanLucas Episcopal Church in Vancouver, WA houses a number of community groups including the Vancouver Food Co-op. The fund-raiser, Feast with Priests, will be held on September 27th from 6-9PM. The church hopes to make money for making necessary ADA modifications. Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Father John Allen and Senior Warden Clair Johnston.

Sounds of Awareness on 08/01/08

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Fri, 08/01/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Larry Littleton, who has deafness and short-term memory deficit caused by a deprivation of oxygen at birth. He had family, church and community support, which helped him integrate into mainstream society. 

Sounds of Awareness on 06/06/08

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Fri, 06/06/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Bob Gravely of Qwest about telephone options for people with disabilities. 

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Billie Henry from the NW Association for Blind Athletes talks about Sports for the Blind.

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 08/27/2012

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

This week's guest is Billy Henry, Executive Director of the NW Association for Blind Athletes.

What kind of Sports could Blind People possibly play safely?  Listen in, and find out!!!  You might be surprised at how athletic a Blind Person can be!

 

The legal aspects of guardianships

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 07/23/2012

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Vancouver attorney, Jesse Conway about guardianships.

A legal guardian is a person who has the legal authority (and the corresponding duty) to care for the personal and property interests of another person, called a ward. Usually, a person has the status of guardian because the ward is incapable of caring for his or her own interests due to infancy, incapacity, or disability. (From Wikipedia)

 
 
 

 

Coming Back from Serious Injuries

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 06/25/2012

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with medical transcriptionist Ginger May who discusses what happened to her after she fell out of a hayloft and broke her back. They discuss her rehabilitation and the importance of having an advocate when you are hospitalized.

Leader Dogs for the Blind

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 05/28/2012

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

You may have seen a monkey riding a unicycle, but have you ever seen a lion riding a bicycle?

Mark Mansell, superintendent of the La Center Public Schools is a member of Lions International. He plans to ride his bicycle from Portland OR to Portland ME in an effort to raise money for Leader Dogs for the Blind.

 

Morquio Syndrome

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 04/23/2012

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

 

Students at Central High School in Independence, Oregon have banded together to raise money to help their classmate, Mason Stokes, who has Morquio syndrome, an inherited, seriously physically deforming disease. We will learn how the students have accepted and befriended Mason and his family.

 
 
 

 

Kambri Crews, author of "Burn Down the Ground: A Memoir."

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 03/26/2012

 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Kambri Crews, author of "Burn Down the Ground: A Memoir." She tells her story of growing up hearing with deaf parents.

Access to the voting booth by people with disabilities

program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 02/27/2012

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

 

The race for The White House is heating up. Four years ago Sounds of Awareness broadcast a program on access to the voting booth by people with disabilities. Though some of the names have been changed since then to protect the innocent, we felt that now would be a good time to revisit this vital topic.

 

 

Vintage Radio

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 01/23/2012

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Mike Morrison, site administrators for Vintage Radio Shows.com, a site offering over 38,000 episodes of the best Old Time Radio broadcasts. They talk about radio and people with sight impairments.

 
 
 

 

A young cancer survivor talks about her life and shows her positive attitude

program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 12/26/2011

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

 

CANCER is probably the scariest word in the English language.  Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Kim Christianson, a bright young woman who graduated from high school at age 19 after her ordeal with chemotherapy, radiation, and a successful bone marrow transplant.

Special thanks to Leslie Slape, reporter for Longview Daily News.

 
 
 

 

Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation department at Portland Parks and Recreation

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 11/28/2011

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Debbie Timmins, Program Supervisor of the Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation department, or AIR, at Portland Parks and RecreationAIR offers community-based recreation activities and leisure services specially designed for children, teens, and adults who have a disability and/or special needs. Their services are designed to assist people in developing and using their leisure time in ways that enhance their health, well-being, and independence.


 

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