Pushing Limits looks at love relationships in the disabled community. We will touch on universal commonalities and individual differences in relationships for disabled and non-disabled people. Folks in our community will share some of their thoughts and feelings on this topic vital to all of us.
2:30 PM Pacific Time on Fridays: Odd weeks
A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public. Pushing Limits advances the voices of people who live with disabilities. It is produced by a collective of media makers and activists who themselves live with disability and airs on Odd Weeks.
Leroy Moore Jr. and Leah Gardner host a celebration and meditation on Martin Luther King Jr. Tom Ross, a Berkeley disabled activist and Pushing Limits collaborator will share poems commemorating King’s life, and we’ll hear words from King himself.
Some of the highlights or lowlights of 2004 for the disability community. The war in Iraq was an ongoing story for us but so were issues of the federal and state budget, housing, and the various ways people with disabilities face discrimination. Hosts Eddie Ytuarte, Doyle Saylor, and Jan Santos.
PEN Oakland Award Winner, author of Intertwined, Noemi Sohn, a Filipina-American feminist with cerebral palsy. PEN Oakland is a literary organization whose purpose is to promote works of excellence by writers of all cultural and racial backgrounds and to educate both the public and the media as to the nature of multi-cultural work. Noemi Sohn … Continued
Tonight Pushing Limits hosts a call in show. We want to hear from you! What’s on your mind? Do you want to tell us you love electronic voting machines, that John Kerry was the greatest thing for people with disabilities, that disability is something too serious to make jokes about, or that Pushing Limits needs … Continued
Post Election Depression There are 55 million stories about this election. Pushing Limits looks at the epidemic of election depression and finds a hornets nest that chases our interviewer around and around how this election could happen. Tune in November 21st for the buzz as Pushing Limits records broken hearts mending from despair.
The November general elections are done…over. So what do the results mean for the disability community? Members of Pushing Limits collective will give their impressions about what happened this past Tuesday when the show airs on Sunday, November 7 from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. Come and listen and see if you agree with the opinions … Continued
Voice Activated Phone Systems The increasing prevalence of voice activated phone systems and the problems posed for users who have disabilities that affect their speech. Pushing limits will demonstrate four common voice activated systems plus conduct an interview with California Telephone Access Program’s outreach director Frances Franco.