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Journey into the Galaxy of Accessibility and Inclusion! A weekly look into the world of accessibility and inclusion with sit down interviews with folks doing game changing work, current events discussions, and much more!

Journey into the Galaxy of Accessibility and Inclusion! A weekly look into the world of accessibility and inclusion with sit down interviews with folks doing game changing work, current events discussions, and much more!
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New York, NY

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Journey into the Galaxy of Accessibility and Inclusion! A weekly look into the world of accessibility and inclusion with sit down interviews with folks doing game changing work, current events discussions, and much more!

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English

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6096947606


Episodes

Episode Twenty Three: Overturning Section 377 and Colonization with Brinda Guha

9/25/2018
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This week we sit down with choreographer, dancer, advocate, and activist Brinda Guha to discuss the overturning of India’s law section 377. We discuss what it means in relation to India’s decolonization and different perspectives on the impact. We also discuss India’s history as it relates to both the LGBTQ community but also art and what the journey looks like getting back to what India was before British colonization. Subscribe and Share: iTunes: https://goo.gl/Qcf4Nd...

Duration:00:26:04

Episode Twenty Two: ThinkDIFFERENTLY about inclusion with Marc Molinaro

9/18/2018
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This week we dive into a movement happening in Dutchess County, New York called ThinkDIFFERENTLY. We chat with the founder of the initiative, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, about where the idea came from, the reception so far from the community, and how you can bring this initiative to your own community. We dive into philosophies on inclusion, dad jokes, and more! Additionally, we have some shoutouts for Jillian Mercado, Maysoon Zayid, and brief reflection on the overturn of...

Duration:00:24:15

Episode Twenty One: Unlocking Inclusion Codes with XBOX, Microsoft, and Bryce Johnson

9/11/2018
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An episode 4 months in the making, we’re so excited to sit down with one of the lead designers of the newly launched XBOX adaptive controller and the Inclusive Lead for Microsoft Devices, Bryce Johnson. We chat about where the spark for an inclusive controller came from, the DIY versions that came before it, and the community partners who helped guide the design. Additionally, we hear about the movement for inclusive gaming going on within the game design world and leaders such as Microsoft,...

Duration:00:21:11

Episode Twenty: A Tale of Two Dans

9/5/2018
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This week we sit down with two different “Dans” who are working hard in the fields of accessibility and inclusion. First, Dan Matthews joins us from Camp Twin Lakes to share his thoughts on our ongoing discussion #SolveInspirationPorn. Then live from our pop up studio in Atlanta we’re joined by Dan Ellison, a lawyer, professor at Duke University, and a Gregg Museum Accessibility committee member. We discuss his many hats and his journey to advocacy as well as how he’s helping build the...

Duration:00:24:12

Episode Nineteen: Outreach in the Rockies with Carol Krueger

8/28/2018
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This week we sit down with The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Theatre Services Manager Carol Krueger from our pop-up studio in Atlanta. We chat about her journey to accessibility, service animals, and of course the proper pronunciation of her last name. We also hear about her triumphs in community outreach and expanding into the world of sensory-friendly. Subscribe and Share: iTunes: https://goo.gl/Qcf4Nd GooglePlay:https://goo.gl/C1pu1Z SoundCloud: https://goo.gl/1sP9NJ Stitcher:...

Duration:00:23:27

Episode Eighteen: The Art of Scent & Points to Ponder #2

8/23/2018
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This week we have a special mini-interview with Marie Clapot from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Eliza Douglas from The Art of Fragrance. We chat about the revolutionary exhibit The Art of Scent and the potential impact including scent in exhibits could have in creating a holistic experience for individuals with vision loss and other disabilities. Also this week Lew Michaels chimes back in with another Points To Ponder segment that caps our coverage of this year’s LEAD Conference....

Duration:00:19:27

Episode Five: The Digital Master of the Access Universe Christina Trivigno

5/22/2018
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On this week's episode of The Access Champions Podcast we sit down with TDF Associate Director of Digital Strategy Christina Trivigno to learn about her journey with the arts, dealing with access hurdles in social media, creating Broadway's premier access website, the villainous MTA elevators, and more. We also take a quick look at some exciting news from Xbox and once again shoutout amazing things happening in Chicago. Subscribe on iTunes: http://tiny.cc/ituneschamp Subscribe on Google...

Duration:00:46:12

Episode Four: Access In Action #1

5/16/2018
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On this week's episode of The Access Champions Podcast we debut a new type of episode that takes a look at some current events around the world. We look at a game-changing ruling for theatrical captioning in Missouri, the incredibly tenuous voting rights of Americans with disabilities, and what Pinterest is doing to let people of all abilities pin their favorite recipes. Additionally, we give some love and take a look at what's going on with CO/LAB Theatre Group, Alanna Raffel and Access...

Duration:00:43:06

Episode Three: The Incredible Human Sofiya Cheyenne

5/8/2018
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On this week's episode of the Access Champions Podcast we sat down with actress and advocate Sofiya Cheyenne. We chatted about her experience growing up in the arts as a little person (or LP), how she became an advocate, what she's doing in rehearsal rooms to change perceptions, and so much more. We also take a look a some exciting things happening with the Chicago Cultural Access Consortium and recently here in NYC with ALMA NYC. Links below! Note: Avengers Spoiler at 23:42 (kind of) Click...

Duration:00:58:13

Episode Two: The Uncanny Andrew Duff

4/30/2018
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On this week's episode of The Access Champions Podcast we sit down with NYC actor and advocate with autism, Andrew Duff. We chat about his journey with the arts and what theatre taught him about himself. We talk about his time at Autism Speaks and his thoughts on the evolution of their mission. We also get to hear about what it was like be a part of Tectonic Theater Project's latest play this past fall, Uncommon Sense. Click here for the transcript of the interview:...

Duration:01:16:51

Episode One: The Spectacular Supporting Transitions Duo

4/23/2018
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On the debut episode of the podcast I get to chat with both Aliza Greenberg and Alison Mahoney from the Museum Access Consortium's Supporting Transitions Program. We talked about the program, where it came from, where it's headed, and what the journey has been trying to engage cultural organizations to help solve the underemployment happening in the cognitive/developmental disability community. Learn more about the Museum Access Consortium at www.museumaccessconsortium.org

Duration:00:54:36