Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Sue Ammeter who currently chairs the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee and the Health Issues Task Force. She formerly worked with the Human Rights Commission and served as an ADA trainer. They discuss discrimination as it relates to people with disabilities.
Developing Portland's "real wealth" - a conversation about "caring economics"
There’s more ways of defining wealth than just dollars or private property. There’s the economic value of the health of families, communities and our planet – far more important indicators than those of our dominant market economy.
Portland State University has, for many years, provided assistance to community members with disabilities through the Assistive Technology Center. Now, that center has closed its doors to the community due to budget cuts. KBOO’s Nathan Jimenez (heh-MEN-ez) brings us this commentary on this and other cuts to services for the disabled in Portland: