This Saturday "Barrier Free Futures" will feature NATHAN SIEBEL, discussing his use of Medical Marijuana and benefits related to MS. Also, we'll talk with CAROL JONES, who is riding on the ADA 25TH Anniversary bus tour from MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA.
Glen Domiann, Stars Program, Roswell NM Technology Assistance Program
This Saturday "Barrier Free Futures" will feature MARK JOHNSON, Director of Advocacy at Shepherd Center in Atlanta. Mark was the spear point for development of the ADA 25th anniversary Legacy Project.
This Saturday "Barrier Free Futures" will feature ELIZABETH LEEF, born and raised in the Four Corners area of New Mexico. Elizabeth will discuss her wide and varied background in the disability rights and independent living movements.
John Bramblitt, visually impaired artists
This Saturday "Barrier Free Futures" will feature MIKE OXFORD, director of the Topeka Independent Living Resource Center. Mike will discuss the ongoing struggle for home and community based in-home service delivery. Mike is in Washington D.C. for the semi-annual ADAPT action. The ADA 25th anniversary legacy bus tour is also in D. C.
Jim Jackson, Disability Rights NM
This Saturday "Barrier Free Futures" will feature Dustin Berg, who will discuss a wide range of outdoor activities for people with disabilities of all ages. We'll visit with Tom Olin, who is driving across country in the ADA25 Anniversary Legacy bus tour.
This Saturday "Barrier Free Futures" will feature Susan Gray, discussing disability conversion later in life.
This Saturday "Barrier Free Futures" will feature Emilie Kief, world traveler and teacher, discussing growing up with a disability and her impressions of disability in other countries.
This Saturday "Barrier Free Futures" will feature Hope Reed and Anthony Alarid, architectural accessibility specialists with the New Mexico Governor's Commission on Disability; and Wayne Lindstrom, Behavioral Health Services Division at the NM Human Services Department.
Today we feature an interview with Vietnam disabled veteran Jim Hay of Los Alamos; an update on the continuing journey of the ADA Legacy bus tour as it heads to Denver from Austin; and disability at the State Legislature as it winds down to the final two weeks, prior to ending Saturday, March 21, at noon.
Today’s guest will be long time disability rights advocate Art Schreiber of Albuquerque. Art helped set up the Commission For The Blind in New Mexico and recently published a book “Out Of Sight: Blind And Doing All Right”
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Jim Parker plays a clip of on an interview with the late Linda Pedro of Chimayo, who won a landmark national civil rights case in 1979.
Randy is an alternate on the US Paraolympic Wheel Chair Basketball Team. He speaks with Jim Parker today about his career as a Wheel Chair Basketball Athlete.
Radio program reflecting health, home/community living, arts/entertainment, legislation, technology, sports and recreation, education and employment activities, events and resources affecting persons with disabilities from a wide range of ages, ethnic and economic backgrounds.