Disability Episodes

Oct. 31, 2022

Down Syndrome advocacy, competitive swimming, modeling and more – wit…

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and I'm excited to host my first podcast guest who is talking about Down syndrome! Mary…

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May 9, 2022

Dyspraxia, journalism and life-changing storytelling – with Nadine Dr…

Nadine Drummond is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker from London with roots in Jamaica. A former producer and reporter at…

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April 25, 2022

Nonspeaking autistic self advocacy – with Noah Seback

Noah Seback cannot speak -- however, he has a lot to say. Noah is a nonspeaking autistic young man with apraxia, which has made i…

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March 28, 2022

Coming of age with Crouzon syndrome – with Ariel Henley

As a child, Ariel Henley's face was compared to a Picasso painting. This horrifying comment didn’t come from a schoolyard bully. …

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Feb. 28, 2022

Limb difference, disability and workplace diversity – with Ruth Rathb…

For 25 years, Ruth Rathblott hid her limb difference. She doesn't hide it anymore. As she explained in her recent TEDx Talk: when…

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Feb. 21, 2022

Phenomenally Autistic – with Ayanna Davis

Ayanna Davis, also known as phenomenallyautistic on social media, is an autism advocate who was born & raised in Westchester Coun…

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Dec. 6, 2021

Life with cerebral palsy – education, athletics & disability advocacy…

Travis Davis remembers the first time he realized the impact of sharing his story -- a simple lunchtime conversation that encoura…

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Nov. 22, 2021

Art, Autism, Activism – with Margaux Wosk, Retrophiliac Art

Margaux Wosk is a non-binary, autistic artist residing in Canada, and the owner of Retrophiliac, their own art business. They are…

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March 15, 2021

Episode 124: Authentic representation of people with disabilities in …

Julia Ward is an actor and filmmaker whose award-winning documentary, in.clu.sion, is raising awareness about the authentic repre…

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Aug. 24, 2020

Episode 109: Struggling and thriving with dyslexia -- with Angelica G…

Angelica Goncalves is an adult who has lived with dyslexia all her life. She was diagnosed at the age of six. Growing up, people …

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June 28, 2020

Episode 105: Moving forward after a stroke with Marcia Moran

Marcia Moran was a successful business strategist who had been building her business over the last 20+ years. She thought she had…

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March 30, 2020

Episode 96: How para-powerlifter Garrison Redd is disabling limitatio…

Garrison Redd is a TEDx speaker, para-powerlifter, model, dancer, and most of all, an advocate for disabled rights. He founded an…

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Jan. 14, 2019

Episode 43: Becky Curran – Advocating for disability inclusion

Becky Curran is the Disability Equality Index (DEI) Director at Disability:IN, where she is responsible for managing the overall …

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Oct. 29, 2018

Episode 34: Jake Melton – Minimalism, Simplicity and “Cutting the Cra…

Jake Melton is a keynote speaker, author and change expert who focuses on minimalism and simplicity. As the Founder of the J.B. M…

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Aug. 20, 2018

Episode 24: Steven Riecker – An epic journey on the Appalachian Trail

Steven Riecker has been passionate about the outdoors for over 50 years. In 2017, he embarked on an EPIC journey and thru-hiked t…

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