Pushing Limits – May 24, 2024

Pushing Limits

A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public.

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Join Pushing Limits as we explore the subject of harm reduction. Advocates of these practices believe that the government should provide services to assist those to do drugs in the safest way possible. These services may include needle exchange, overdose prevention sites, and the legalization of substances. These services have been shown to be effective. However, some politicians … Continued

Landlords still tell people with disabilities that they cannot have their service dogs or other service animals in their homes. They continue to disregard state and federal laws or — perhaps they are just plain ignorant. Michelle Uzeta joins us to talk to our resident housing expert, Eddie Ytuarte, about landlord resistance to service animals … Continued

(Transcript below) People with mental, emotional and cognitive disabilities face significant limitations in their daily life.  They’re considered disabled under the law.  Yet, some people with mental health conditions feel their needs are ignored by those with mobility and other physical disabilities.   And, some people with mental health issues choose not to identify as disabled … Continued