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Now displaying: March, 2022
Mar 26, 2022
Kelly Buckland, Disability Policy Advisor of the 
US Department of Transportation, joins host Bob Kafka. They discuss accessibility in public infrastructure projects of the past, present, and future.
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Mar 19, 2022

Host Bob Kafka speaks with Shaylin Sluzalis of the Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies and Marcie Roth of the World Institute on Disability. For a transcript of this program, click http://bff.justwork.io/

Mar 12, 2022

George Powers, Alexia Smalling, and Megan Gillespie discuss topics related to the initiatives of the ILRU (Independent Living Research Utilization), including Accessibility in Gaming, TeleHealth Survey, and Mentoring Project. 

For a transcript of this program visit http://bff.justwork.io/

George Powers is a technical assistance specialist and trainer at the Southwest ADA Center at ILRU. Video game accessibility project – Video game accessibility has to do with applying the concepts of universal design for video games.  

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Alexia Smalling is a research assistant at ILRU and the Southwest ADA Center (SWADA). 

The Telemedicine study by SWADA in ILRU will take information by survey for patient populations about the effectiveness of telehealth as perceived by people with disabilities. 

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Megan Gillespie is a research assistant at ILRU. The TIRR Empowered Advocates Mentorship Program (TEAM) is a new initiative by ILRU that will provide young people with disabilities with self-advocacy training and community engagement skills, thus enabling them to be effective, self-confident disability advocates. 

 

Mar 5, 2022
Josue Rodriguez, organizer with ADAPT National, Desert ADAPT and REV UP Texas, talks about grassroots organizing, including fundraising ideas like the FUN RUN for Disability Rights.  www.adaptfunrun.net

For a transcript of this program visit http://bff.justwork.io/

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