Tag: disability

(#DIW Podcast) Bradley Lomax – Revolutionary Black Nationalism and #Disability Power

Reposted from: www.leadonnetwork.com/wordpress This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. Audio File: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/3-BlackHistoryMonth-Bradley-Lomax-final.mp3 Bradley Lomax In the 1970’s Bradley Lomax was an Oakland resident and member of the Black Panther Party (BPP). He also had Multiple Sclerosis and used a wheelchair.…

(#DIW Podcast) Cathay Williams – Female Buffalo Soldier

Reposted from: www.leadonnetwork.com/wordpress This is a Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. Audio File: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/1-BlackHistoryMonth-Cathay-Williams-final.mp3 Although originally posted for Black History Month (February), Cathay Williams is great for Women’s History Month (March) as well! Cathay Williams (September 1844 – 1892) On…

Sheltered Workshops – #Disability #Employment in Canada and the USA, and a few thoughts about Integrated Employment

Helena Jaczek, Canada’s Minister of Community and Social Services recently promised to end the sheltered workshop model. The focus is looking at restrictions on contracts made with providers and employment training centers (some who may be sheltered workshops and some who…

A Crip Led America #disability

Crip Led America

After much of the outright obnoxious behavior of Donald Trump towards a reporter with a disability, there has been, quite rightfully, anger from the disability community. I say anger because rage, disgust, fury, etc. will quickly move me to extreme language…and…

(#DIW Podcast) Ban the Box: Good for People with Disabilities? And a few of my thoughts people with #disabilities in the #criminal #justice system

The blog quoted below is a repost from the Department of Labor’s blog that was posted on November 9, 2016. I wrote it to highlight some great work being done by the Integrated Recovery Network as a part of the Add…

(#DIW Podcast) #Youth with #Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System and Access to #Education

Day in Washington #Disability #Policy Podcast. #Youth with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice (#JJ) System and Access to #Education TRANSCRIPT: Hello and welcome to Day in Washington, your disability policy podcast. Together, we will explore and analyze issues of interest…

(#DIW Podcast) National Disability #Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) 2015 – A Reminder from Jim Langevin about the Value of People with #Disabilities

Day in Washington Disability #Policy Podcast. National #Disability #Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) Audio file: http://dayinwashington.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/NDEAM-Final.mp3   TRANSCRIPT: Hello and welcome to Day in Washington. DIW is your disability policy podcast exploring and discussing issues and articles of interest to the…