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Aut2Know Episode 2 – What is a Waiver? Part 1
Do you know what a waiver is? I didn’t find out until my son with autism was 14 years old what it was and how it could benefit him. Join me for my 5 part series on what a waiver is and how to apply for one for your loved ones with disabilities.
Resource Links for Pennsylvania;
Home and Community Based Services
Resource Links for all other states;
List of all the Waiver Agencies by State
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How not to tell someone they have Parkinson's
Sky Sports presenter Dave Clark says he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the most “horrible” way.
The journalist, now synonymous with darts, says his doctor had a “God-like complex” and first asked how big his mortgage was and whether he had children before delivering the diagnosis.
But it was not Clark’s first experience of Parkinson’s. His father was also diagnosed with the neurological condition at the same age, 44, but chose not to tell anyone about it for years. He later took his own life.
The broadcaster, who’s now 53 and twice met Muhammad Ali tells BBC Ouch’s Harry Low why he’s doing everything differently to his father, when it comes to the condition, and why he’s planning to climb to the base camp of Mount Everest in November.
Read the full transcript.
Listen to Ouch regularly on BBC Sounds or tell your smart speaker: “Ask the BBC for Ouch”.
Episode 175 – Are The Most Adventurous Dates Accessible?
In this episode, Andrew explores whether the most adventurous date ideas like amusement parks, sand duning, archery, trampolining, skydiving and rock climbing are actually accessible. We discuss why many of them are not accessible, and why some of them are. Enjoy! Be sure to support our sponsors: Get 15% off any purchase at Come As…
An Introduction to CtLC for Faith Community Leaders
(…more) Originally published as An Introduction to CtLC for Faith Community Leaders at Collaborative on Faith and Disability
Every Wednesday from 10:15 iKwekwezi FM dedicates a slot where it meets and talks to people living with disabled. Insights, advises and wisdom is share to the various communities. (…more) Originally published as BOYSIE MKHWANAZI at Ikwekwezi FM Disability Forum Subscription RSS Feed: https://iono.fm:/rss/chan/3060
Every Wednesday from 10:15 iKwekwezi FM dedicates a slot where it meets and talks to people living with disabled. Insights, advises and wisdom is share to the various communities. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (…more) Originally published as BOYSIE MKHWANAZI at Ikwekwezi FM Disability Forum Subscription RSS Feed: https://iono.fm:/rss/chan/3060
Feeling Defined in the Disabled Community
Mollie & I discuss person first language vs. identify first language along with some insightful chat of iconic literature like Harry Potter, Twilight (Better to be Team Edward) and much more in this light-heart episode! Enjoy!
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Social Security Disability Is Coming!
Trevor Smith, a Louisville Social Security Disability attorney, is launching a new podcast to discuss benefits related to SSDI and SSI. These brief episodes will attempt to explain the Social Security system, elements of your case and ways to improve the disability benefits you receive. New episodes are in the works, so get ready to listen soon! Until then, you can visit www.SmithAndWaxLaw.com for more information.
 Representation and Dolls
In this episode we fangirl over American Girl dolls and talk about why there isn’t any freakin’ representation in toys, man. A transcript for this episode can be found here. The post Episode 81: Representation and Toys appeared first on The Accessible Stall. (…more) Originally published as  Representation and Dolls at The Accessible Stall…
Bonus Episode: All About the State Budget
We have a surprise bonus episode today all about the Virginia State Budget! The General Assembly is in full swing in Virginia right now and we were able to sit down with dLCV staff Rhonda Thissen to learn all about the state budget. It is a dense topic, but very important to learn how finances work within the state and how to best advocate for the services and funding that you need!
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Full transcript available at www.dlcv.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Rights-Here-Rights-Now-Episode-5-All-About-The-State-Budget-Transcription.txt
Commitment of PNC Financial Services to a Diverse Workforce Including Those with Disabilities
Joyce welcomes Greg Pollock,vice president of Human Resources and Accessibility Officer at PNC Financial Services. He currently works at PNC’s corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.. He will discuss the commitment of of PNC to hire a diverse workforce, including those with disabilities.