Disability rights

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/08/11

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Tue, 11/08/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Dispatches from the War on Sex: Mississippi's 'personhood' initiative

Voters in Mississippi will decide tomorrow on a 'personhood' initiative which, if passed, would confer legal personhood upon a fertilized ovum. This would of course render abortion illegal, and any other act that interfered with said ovum's development -- like, say, a miscarriage, or the use of certain kinds of birth control -- could be considered negligent homicide or even murder.

Amanda Milholland, Development Director of Port City Development talks about Job Training for the Less Able

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 10/24/2011

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Amanda Milholland, Development Director of Port City Development, a non-profit organization that provides employment, job training and support services for people with developmental disabilities in the Portland metro community. Programs include production, art and farming, job development, community volunteers, fabric arts, silk-screening, woodworking, custodial and other areas.

28:21 minutes (25.96 MB)

Portland Burn Survivors

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program date: 
Wed, 10/05/2011

Interviews with members of Portland Burn Survivors

More info: http://portlandburnsurvivors.org/

56:55 minutes (130.28 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 10/24/11

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Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Mon, 10/24/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Port City Development providing employment, job training and support

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Amanda Milholland, Development Director of Port City Development, a non-profit organization that provides employment, job training and support services for people with developmental disabilities in the Portland metro community. Programs include production, art and farming, job development, community volunteers, fabric arts, silk-screening, woodworking, custodial and other areas.

Mental Health Reform in the Oregon State Hospital

program date: 
Mon, 10/03/2011

Jan Haaken talks with the Director of Disability Rights Oregon, Bob Joondepth, about community mental health issuea and House Bill 3100 and Senate Bill 420, which affect the Oregon State Hospital.

10:53 minutes (1.87 MB)

Tobi Rates of the Autism Society of Oregon on how to deal with autism

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 09/26/2011

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

Autism is a growing issue in the U.S. Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Tobi Burch Rates, Vice President of the Autism Society of Oregon, about what autism is and how it affects children and how to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

27:56 minutes (25.58 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 09/26/11

Program: 
Sounds of Awareness
Air date: 
Mon, 09/26/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tobi Rates of the Autism Society of Oregon on how to deal with autism

Autism is a growing issue in the U.S. Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Tobi Burch Rates, Vice President of the Autism Society of Oregon, about what autism is and how it affects children and how to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

"Unlimited Visibility," a history of The Washington State School For the Blind

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 08/22/2011

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

 

"Unlimited Visibility," a history of The Washington State School For the Blind, tracking the school’s 125 year history and an overview of the evolution of education of blind children in Washington State. The book is available in large print and Braille from:

27:19 minutes (25.02 MB)
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