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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Episode Archive

Sounds of Awareness on 07/22/13

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 07/22/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Issues affecting people with disabilities

Sounds of Awareness on 01/28/13

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 01/28/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Issues affecting people with disabilities

Sounds of Awareness on 12/24/12

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Mon, 12/24/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Issues affecting people with disabilities

Sounds of Awareness on 11/26/12

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Mon, 11/26/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Issues affecting people with disabilities

Sounds of Awareness on 10/22/12

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 10/22/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Sub-Minimum Wage Provision

Host Paul Van Dyck discusses the sub-minimum wage provision with Mitch Pomerantz, President of the American Council of the Blind, in the second program in the series on work for people with disabilities. Paul also discusses his thoughts on 20 years of producing and hosting Sounds of Awareness.

Image of Melanie Brunson, ACB Executive Director, and Mitch Pomerantz, ACB President, reporting to the general membership in Louisville, Kentucky at the 51st Annual American Council of the Blind Conference and Convention.

Sounds of Awareness on 09/24/12

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Mon, 09/24/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Hiring workers with disabilities

Host Paul Van Dyck chats with Dale Noventy, Executive Director of Applied Industries, a business that hires disabled workers in a competitive market.  

Sounds of Awareness on 08/27/12

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 08/27/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Issues affecting people with disabilities

Sounds of Awareness on 07/23/12

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 07/23/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The legal aspects of guardianships

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)

Sounds of Awareness on 06/25/12

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Mon, 06/25/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Coming Back from Serious Injuries

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.

Sounds of Awareness on 05/28/12

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Mon, 05/28/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Leader Dogs for the Blind

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.

Follow him at www.cyclingforleaderdogs.org

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Karla Gilbride from Disability Rights Advocates talks about Resolving violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act

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Mon, 11/22/2010

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Karla Gilbride, staff attorney with Disability Rights Advocates, about cases they are handling around the country to resolve violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). 

DRA is a non-profit law firm dedicated to securing the civil rights of people with disabilities. DRA advocates for disability rights through high-impact litigation, as well as research and education. We do not charge our clients for our services.

www.dralegal.org/

Elton Busby, Community Education & Support Group Coordinator at Disability Resources of Southwest Washington

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Mon, 10/25/2010

Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

 

Today's guest is Elton Busby, Community Education & Support Group Coordinator, Disability Resources of Southwest Washington about information and referral for people with disabilities.

 

 

Wayne Yarnall on the Americans With Disabilities Act

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Mon, 09/27/2010

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Wayne Yarnall, who has been involved with the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA for many years. He is chairperson of the Clark County Citizen ADA Advisory Committee and a member of the Access Advisory Team for the Washington State Arts Commission.

Paul Van Dyck interviews B. T. Kimbrough, editor of Dialogue magazine.

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Mon, 08/23/2010

 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews B. T. Kimbrough, editor of Dialogue magazine.

DIALOGUE magazine was established in 1961 by Don O. Nold in Berwyn, Illinois, and is published quarterly by Blindskills, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Salem, OregonDIALOGUE is an international news magazine edited for individuals who are experiencing vision loss or are blind, and their friends and families. It reviews low vision aids and devices, provides tips and techniques for coping with vision loss, reports personal experiences of people living successfully with vision impairment at home, in school, on the job and in the community, interviews professionals working in the field of blindness and low vision, and is designed to inform, instruct and entertain in the discussion of blindness issues. DIALOGUE publishes articles, personal essays, interviews, news and resources on all aspects of coping with a vision impairment.

 

Danielle Miller and the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

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Mon, 07/26/2010

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Danielle Miller, the Program Manager for the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library, which serves the entire state of Washington.

Dianna Kretzschmar on Elder Abuse

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 04/26/2010

 

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Elder Abuse
 

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dianna Kretzschmar, health services liaison for three different assisted care facilities in Washington State, about elder abuse and what people can do about it.  

 

Elder abuse: what can be done

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 04/26/2010

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dianna Kretzschmar, health services liaison for three different assisted care facilities in Washington State, about elder abuse and what people can do about it.

Law student who was barred from taking the bar exam; then electronic books and screen reading programs

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Mon, 03/22/2010

 Hosted by: Paul Van Dyck

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Chris Danielson, Public Affairs Director at the National Federation of the Blind, about a law student who was barred from taking the bar exam.  This naturally leads into a discussion of electronic books and screen reading programs, useful technologies that were denied to the law student for no good reason.

 

 

Dan Kennedy on eugenics, abortion, euthanasia and disability rights.

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Mon, 02/22/2010

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dan Kennedy of Human Life Of Washington, an Affiliate of National Right to Life, about eugenics, abortion, euthanasia and disability rights. 

 

Dawn Turko from the Hadley School for the Blind

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Mon, 01/25/2010

 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Dawn Turko, the Senior Vice President at the Hadley School for the Blind, the largest worldwide distance educator of blind and visually impaired people, their families and blindness service professionals.

 
 

 

 

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