The governor’s proposed budget cuts: Cuts to disability services, an update on how the cuts could effect local government, and a report on the January 6 demonstration and rally in Sacramento.
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.
Join us for a discussion about face disabilities. We will talk with David Roche and Bill Choisser about their lives and living with two very different face disabilities. They will explore the commonalities and differences between "face blindness" and facial disfigurement. Tune in for an interesting and lively discussion.
In December of 2001, the first presidential candidates debate on disability issues in Costa Rica was held. Dr. Federico Montero is a leader in Costa Rica’s disability rights movement and he explains how the movement plans to make change. Produced by Disability Radio World Wide with Jean Parker.
The Lighter Side of Depression. A positive look at depression as a disability (chronic)plus disabled people who are depressed (episodic) with some quirky and useful tips for nurturing and lifting spirits featuring conversation with guest, Kris Yates, Oakland therapist and psychiatric survivor.
The governor’s proposed budget cuts and the impact on people with disabilities. Guest Marti Amoto.
Proposition J: Passed by SF voters in the November election, Prop J mandates a separate homeless shelter for seniors and people with disabilities. We’ll have a round table discussion about pros and cons and the implementation of this proposal.
Getting around in the community for people with severe physical and learning disabilities. Produced by Disability Radio World Wide with Jean Parker.
The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed the concept that people with disabilities should live in the least restrictive setting possible, but what does that mean for people in institiutions such as Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco? Should people with disabilities continue to live in institutions like Laguna Honda, or should they have the option … Continued
The story of 2 women who are changing what it means to be disabled in India. Produced by Disability Radio World Wide with Jean Parker.
Independent Living Centers; what they are, what they do, how they came about, and where they are going. Guests Jan Garrett, Director of the Center for Independent Living in Berkeley, and Herb Levine, Director of the Independent Living Resource Center in San Francisco.