“Half my life’s in books’ written pages. Live and learn from fools and from sages.” Aerosmith: Dream On Are you a bookworm, but you can’t read two-dimensional ink-drawn pictographs on parchment (print)? Can’t hold a physical book and/or turn its pages? Need large print, Braille or audio?  Pushing Limits has an answer for you! The … Continued

What has happened legislatively and in advocacy for people who are blind or have visual impairments in 2018?  What might be to come in 2019? We ask an expert. After graduating from Stanford, Jeff Thom worked as an attorney for the California Legislature for 30 years. He is the immediate past president of the California … Continued

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Sacramento Politics and Disability with Marty Omoto

Marty Omoto watches the inner workings of the Sacramento governmental structure as an advocate/reporter, particularly as it affects people with disabilities. He advises and reports on this through his California Disability-Senior Community Action Network (CDCAN), an e-mail list that now serves 65,000 subscribers. Eddie Ytuarte, host of this Friday’s Pushing Limits radio program sometimes sees … Continued

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Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) with William Walker

Accessibility, lower fares, affordable housing, safety, broken escalators, over-surveillance… it’s all on the table in the last days of a hot election race. William Walker is a candidate for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) board to represent San Francisco’s eighth district. We ask his opinion on BART’s current service to people with disabilities, as … Continued

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Mitch Jeserich

All this week, Mitch Jeserich provided gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings.  Now, he takes a break to talk about his disability and disability politics in general.   How far has the disability community progressed in having representation in news media jobs?   Is covering the Kavanaugh hearings every day  as painful as … Continued