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Inclusion: A Community Life For All (Episode 8)

By Bethany Hartropp Occupational Therapist / 2021-05-31
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In this podcast episode, Bethany Hartropp and Sophie-Anne Scherrer, both Occupational Therapists working with the Disability Programs Specialized Services at the CBHSSJB, talk about inclusion and accessibility. We all have different abilities, sometimes because of age, health conditions or injury. This podcast talks about strategies for staying active and having roles in our family and communities when we or our loved one need extra help to do this.

Download our Inclusion Fact Sheet

References

Bruijn, P., Regeer, B., Cornielje, H., Wolting, R., van Veen, S., & Maharaj, N. (2012). Count me in: Include people with disabilities in development projects – A practical guide for organisations in North and South. Veenendaal: LIGHT FOR THE WORLD. https://www.light-for-the-world.org/sites/lfdw_org/files/download_files/count-me-in-include-people-with-disabilities-in-development-projects.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2020). Disability Inclusion. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/disability-inclusion.html

Goering, S. (2015). Rethinking disability: the social model of disability and chronic disease. Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine8(2), 134-138.

HCMA Architecture and Design. (2020). Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification Cost Comparison Feasibility Study. https://www.rickhansen.com/sites/default/files/downloads/20200115-rhfac-final-report-full-v3.pdf

Rohwerder, B. (2015). Disability inclusion: Topic guide. Birmingham, UK: GSDRC, University of Birmingham. https://gsdrc.org/topic-guides/disability-inclusion/barriers-to-disability-inclusion/

Townsend, E. A., & Polatajko, H. J. (2007). Enabling occupation II: advancing an occupational therapy vision for health, well-being & justice through occupation. Ottawa. ACE.

World Health Organization (2002). Towards a common language for Functioning, Disability and Health – ICF. https://web.archive.org/web/20181018004751/http://www.who.int/classifications/icf/en/

World Health Organization (2011). World Report on Disability. https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:36324d3d-b7b9-480e-b06d-cfda0f1e3f5f#pageNum=1

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Salvation Army (2020). Be Bold: From Equality to Equity on International Day of the Girl. https://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/BeBold

Resources on accessibility and inclusion

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CBHSSJB staff can reach out to Disability Programs Specialized Services for support in increasing local accessibility and inclusion.

To place funding request for a project for people under 18 years old in your community, contact the DPSS Jordan’s Principle team.

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Ep 100: Podcasting

By Alice Wong / 2021-04-03
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Today’s subject is this podcast because it’s episode 100!! Whether this is the first time you’re listening or if you’re a longtime listener, this podcast is co-audio produced by three people and myself: Sarika Mehta, Geraldine Ah-Sue, and Cheryl Green. I’m proud to work with all three of them since the podcast started in 2017. You’ll hear us talk about the lack of disabled voices in radio or podcasts, our collaborative process, and the

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How to Stimulate Early Language Skills (Episode 7)

By Dana Lawlor / 2021-04-01
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In this episode, Dana Lawlor (Speech Language Pathologist) and Cynthia Miller-Lautman (Occupational Therapist)  talk about some simple things that parents, educators, and family members can do to give their children exposure to language and help stimulate language learning.   In Episode 6, Dana and Cynthia talked about how language develops and what a language disorder might look like.   If you haven’t listened to Episode 6 yet, please listen to it before you listen to this one.

References

Association Québécoise des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes. (n.d.). Trouble développemental du langage. Retrieved January 28, 2021, from https://aqoa.qc.ca/trouble-developpemental-du-langage/

Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes du Québec. (2020, July). Developmental language disorder. Retrieved January 28, 2021 from https://www.ooaq.qc.ca/media/1wilgnwt/dld_vw_26janv.pdf

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada. (n.d.). Language and literacy skills. Retrieved January 28, 2021 from https://sac-oac.ca/sites/default/files/resources/literacy_info_sheet_en.pdf

The Hanen Centre. (n.d.). Communication development in children with language delays. Retrieved January 28, 2021 from http://www.hanen.org/About-Us/What-We-Do/Early-Childhood-Language-Delays.aspx

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What is Developmental Language Disorder? (Episode 6)

By Cynthia Miller-Lautman / 2021-04-01
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In episode, Dana Lawlor and Cynthia Miller-Lautman talk about how language develops in young children.  They share some signs that could let you know when a child might need extra help in learning language.   As well, they talk about developmental language disorder – or DLD for short.  You’ll learn some signs of struggle to look out for as your child begins their language journey.    Please do not use the information in this podcast to replace professional services from a speech-language pathologist. 

Don’t forget to listen to part 2, where Dana and Cynthia talk about simple ideas that can be used to help children learn language.

References

Association Québécoise des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes. (n.d.). Trouble développemental du langage. Retrieved January 28, 2021, from https://aqoa.qc.ca/trouble-developpemental-du-langage/

Montreal Children’s Hospital. (n.d.). Bilingualism/Multilingualism. Retrieved January 28, 2021, from https://www.thechildren.com/health-info/conditions-and-illnesses/bilingualismmultilingualism

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada. (n.d.). Children. Retrieved January 28, 2021, fromhttps://www.sac-oac.ca/public/children

https://www.ooaq.qc.ca/decouvrir/publications-medias/ressources/#ressources-en-orthophonie

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Ep 99: Online Activism

By Alice Wong / 2021-03-21
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Today I’m in conversation with my friends Andrew Pulrang and Gregg Beratan. The three of us are co-partners in #CripTheVote, an online movement encouraging the political participation of disabled people that we started in 2016. You’ll hear us talk about the origins of #CripTheVote, the differences between the 2016 and 2020 election on disability policies and engagement, and looking ahead with the Biden/Harris administration. Please note our conversation took place in December 2020, a

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Jill Escher of the National Council for Severe Autism (NCSA)

By Special Education Matters / 2021-03-08
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Many of us have noticed the increase in students diagnosed with disabilities such as autism.  These numbers include students, like my son, whose disabilities significantly impact their ability to live independently. 

This nearly crushing increase in numbers of individuals for whom lifetime care is required is putting pressure on our communities, states and systems.

Jill Escher, mother to two children with profound disabilities, is taking on this challenge in her role as president of NCSA, The National Council on Severe Autism. 

We discuss the challenges ahead and the commitments society must make to help some of the most vulnerable individuals in our society.

Bio

Jill is President of the National Council on Severe Autism, an autism research philanthropist (Escher Fund for Autism), real estate investor who provides low-income housing for adults with developmental disabilities, former lawyer, and mother of two children with nonverbal autism. She is also immediate past president of Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area.

@jillescher

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Ep 98: Disabled Students

By Alice Wong / 2021-03-07
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Today I’m in conversation with Alena Morales, who will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences with a minor in Disability Studies at UC Berkeley in Spring 2021. Alena is a queer disabled advocate of color and the former Chair and Co-Founder of the Disabled Students Commission, and through loving interdependence and collective labor with her fellow crips, she co-created one of the few Disability Cultural Centers in the country at UC Berkeley.

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Ep 97: Disabled Refugees

By Alice Wong / 2021-02-21
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Today I’m in conversation with Mustafa Rfat. Mustafa is a graduate student in the Public Administration Program at West Virginia University. He’s also a trainee at Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) at the university. Mustafa came to the U.S. as a refugee from Iraq in 2011. You’ll hear Mustafa talk about his experience as a refugee and his adjustment to life in the United States. Mustafa will also describe the unique challenges and

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Ep 96: Art and Technology

By Alice Wong / 2021-02-07
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Today’s episode is about art and technology featuring a conversation with Lindsey D. Felt and Vanessa Chang. Lindsey and Vanessa curated Recoding CripTech, a multidisciplinary art exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco in early 2020. You’ll learn about how their collaboration and friendship started, what it was like curating this exhibit, some of the disabled artists that were part of the exhibit, and why CripTech, disability culture, and accessibility is more important than ever in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Transcript

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Related Links

M Eifler, artist

UC Berkeley Disability Lab, Dr. Karen Nakamura

Recoding CripTechSOMArts Cultural Center

“Recoding CripTech Proudly Asserts Disability as an Identity and Culture,” Roula Seikaly, February 12, 2020, KQED.

In “Recoding CripTech,” Artists Highlight the Vital Role of Hacking in Disability Culture, Monica Westin, February 19, 2020, ARTnews.

About

Photo of curators Vanessa Chang and Lindsey D. Felt standing shoulder to shoulder in front of a graffiti installation, beaming at the camera. Lindsey has wavy blonde hair and wears translucent glasses and a gauzy black and white dress with a black double buckle belt. Vanessa has a short dark brown bob and wears a gold choker necklace and a long sleeved white kimono top. A brown bag strap crosses her chest.
Photo of curators Vanessa Chang and Lindsey D. Felt standing shoulder to shoulder in front of a graffiti installation, beaming at the camera. Lindsey has wavy blonde hair and wears translucent glasses and a gauzy black and white dress with a black double buckle belt. Vanessa has a short dark brown bob and wears a gold choker necklace and a long sleeved white kimono top. A brown bag strap crosses her chest.

 

Lindsey D. Felt and Vanessa Chang curated Recoding CripTech, a multidisciplinary art exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center in 2020. Their curatorial work has been profiled in venues such as Art in America, KQED Arts and DisTopia. 

Dr. Lindsey D. Felt, a Bay Area native, writer and deaf scholar, is a lecturer at Stanford University, where she teaches courses on disability, writing, and technology. She received her Ph.D. in English from Stanford University. Her research focuses on disability innovation and technology in the postwar era, specifically how disability shaped conceptions of electronic communication; science fiction and disability futurity; access and assistive technologies; and disability rhetorics. Most recently, her writing has appeared in Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience, and she serves as the Disability and Impact Lead at Leonardo/ISAST.

Twitter: @ldfelt

Dr. Vanessa Chang is a writer, curator and educator who builds communities and conversations about art, technology and human bodies. She is Senior Program Manager at Leonardo/ISAST and teaches in Visual and Critical Studies at California College of the Arts. She holds a Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, where she was a Geballe Fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center. Recent exhibitions include Intersections at Fort Mason Center for the Arts and Artobots, a CODAME festival of art, automation and artificial intelligence. She has appeared on NPR’s On the Media and State of the Art, and written for Wired, Slate, Los Angeles Review of Books and Noema Magazine, among other venues.

Twitter: @vxchang

 

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Credits

Cheryl Green, Audio Producer and Text Transcript

Alice Wong, Writer, Audio Producer, Host

Lateef McLeod, Introduction

Mike Mort, Artwork

Theme Music (used with permission of artist)

Song: “Dance Off”

Song: “Hard Out Here for A Gimp”

Album: NO BIG DEAL

Artist: Wheelchair Sports Camp

Music

“Bleeping Demo” by Kevin MacLeod.

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo.

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license.

“Blippy Trance” by Kevin MacLeod.

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance.

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Sounds

“VOCODER countdown” by Jack_Master. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons 0 License.

8 Bit Beeping Computer Sounds” by sheepfilms. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons 0 License.

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Ep 95: Black Doctors with Disabilities

By Alice Wong / 2021-01-23
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In today’s episode I’m in conversation with Dr. Justin Bullock. Justin is currently an Internal Medicine Resident in San Francisco, California. You’ll hear Justin talk about his experiences disclosing his disability at work, the process he had to go through to prove his fitness to serve as a physician because of his disability, the systemic ableism and racism in medicine and medical education, and the benefits and risks of telling your story and being visible. You’ll also hear Justin talk about article he wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine titled “Suicide—Rewriting my story” which describes his battle with bipolar disorder and suicidality during undergraduate and graduate medical education.

Please note our conversation took place in September 2020 and there will be discussions of hospitalization, death and dying, suicidality, suicidal ideation, and trauma.

Transcript

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Related Links

DocsWithDisabilities Podcast Ep 17: Justin Bullock,  Dr. Lisa Meeks and Dr. Joe Murray, University of Michigan.

#DocsWithDisabilities campaign, Meeks Research Group, Department of Family Medicine and MDisability Initiative, University of Michigan.

“On National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, A Story Of Survival,” Jessica Gold, September 17, 2020, Forbes.

“In My Experience: How Educators Can Support a Medical Student With Mental Illness,” Anonymous, November 2019, Vol 94, Issue 11, p. 1638-1639, Academic Medicine.

About

Dr. Justin Bullock, a Black man with short hair wearing a navy suit with a white shirt and dark red tie. He is smiling at the camera.
Dr. Justin Bullock, a Black man with short hair wearing a navy suit with a white shirt and dark red tie. He is smiling at the camera.

Dr. Justin Bullock is a current Internal Medicine Resident in San Francisco, California. Justin is passionate about medical education, and diversity in medicine. His article in the New England Journal of Medicine titled “Suicide—Rewriting my story” tells the story of his battle with Bipolar Disorder and suicidality during undergraduate and graduate medical education.

Twitter: @jbullockruns

 

Support Disability Media and Culture

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Credits

Alice Wong, Writer, Audio Producer, Host

Cheryl Green, Text Transcript

Lateef McLeod, Introduction

Mike Mort, Artwork

Theme Music (used with permission of artist)

Song: “Dance Off”

Song: “Hard Out Here for A Gimp”

Album: NO BIG DEAL

Artist: Wheelchair Sports Camp

Music

“Pives And Flairnet” by Podington Bear (Pives and Flairnet by Podington Bear is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License.)

Sounds

“VOCODER countdown” by Jack_Master. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons 0 License.

8 Bit Beeping Computer Sounds” by sheepfilms. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons 0 License.

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