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Traipsin' Global on Wheels Podcast Hour

Health & Wellness Podcasts

The Traipsin’ Global On Wheels Podcast Hour is dedicated to being a definitive resource for new insights and perspectives in disability advocacy, fitness and health, and accessible travel. Our mission is to build a community of healthy, global-minded, and informed advocates willing to take on both emerging and age-old issues within disability rights. Each week on our podcast, we interview someone with a disability or someone whose work advances the disability rights movement locally and internationally. If you have any questions/inquiries about the podcast please email traipsinglobalonwheels@gmail.com

The Traipsin’ Global On Wheels Podcast Hour is dedicated to being a definitive resource for new insights and perspectives in disability advocacy, fitness and health, and accessible travel. Our mission is to build a community of healthy, global-minded, and informed advocates willing to take on both emerging and age-old issues within disability rights. Each week on our podcast, we interview someone with a disability or someone whose work advances the disability rights movement locally and internationally. If you have any questions/inquiries about the podcast please email traipsinglobalonwheels@gmail.com

Location:

United States

Description:

The Traipsin’ Global On Wheels Podcast Hour is dedicated to being a definitive resource for new insights and perspectives in disability advocacy, fitness and health, and accessible travel. Our mission is to build a community of healthy, global-minded, and informed advocates willing to take on both emerging and age-old issues within disability rights. Each week on our podcast, we interview someone with a disability or someone whose work advances the disability rights movement locally and internationally. If you have any questions/inquiries about the podcast please email traipsinglobalonwheels@gmail.com

Twitter:

@TGOW082018

Language:

English


Episodes

The Importance of Adaptive Fitness with Devon Palermo

12/7/2021
In this podcast episode Devon Palermo tells us more about DPI adaptive fitness. He also discusses with us about the skills needed to create a useful adaptive fitness program for people with disabilities. Devon also shares with us some tips on staying fit for people with disabilities.

Duration:00:10:11

Empowerment Through Social Media Representation with Steph Aiello

11/30/2021
In this podcast episode Steph Aiello tells us more about her passion of doing makeup. She also shares with us about social stigma towards people with disabilities and changes needed to shape the image of the disability community. Steph then discusses with us about her responsibilities as a role model and influencer for people with disabilities.

Duration:00:10:16

Courage and Activism with Kings Floyd

11/23/2021
In this podcast episode, Kings Floyd shares with us about the importance of representation. She also tells us more about her role as the co-chair of the Dc Metro Adapt. Kings also discusses with us about her experience of protesting with ADAPT and being arrested at the Capitol Building.

Duration:00:11:38

Making a Change Through Representation with Amy Currotto

11/16/2021
In this podcast episode Amy Currotto shares with us her dream of becoming an opera singer. Amy also tells us more about her international disability advocacy work as well as Model UN Program. She also discusses with us about how her family and friends advocated for her with her specific disability.

Duration:00:10:42

Empowerment Through Social Networking and Confidence Building with Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo

11/9/2021
In this podcast episode, Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo shares with us about her post injury experience and the role models that helped her overcome and embrace her disability and shaped her identity. She also discusses with us about the tools that helped her succeed in life. Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo also shares with us about people’s misconceptions and fears towards disability.

Duration:00:12:54

The Inclusion Movement in Adaptive Clothing with Lucy Jones

11/2/2021
In this podcast episode, Lucy Jones tells us more about her dream and how working with people with disabilities helped her achieve it. Lucy also discusses with us about her takeaways from her exposure to the disability community. She also shares with us about her company Ffora, its mission and gives us some insights on how to grow a startup.

Duration:00:13:09

Empowering People with Disabilities through Senate Legislations with Sen. Tom Harkin

10/26/2021
In this podcast episode, Tom Harkin discusses with us the laws that could help people with disabilities live a fulfilling life. Tom also tells us more about his work at the United States Senate and his choice of working in public service. He also shares with us about empowering youth with disabilities to get involved in politics.

Duration:00:13:00

Pushing the Disability Rights Movement Forward Globally and in Guatamala with Silvia Quan

10/19/2021
In this podcast episode Sylvia Quan discusses with us in details the challenges faced by people with disabilities in Guatemala. She also tells us more about disability advocacy at a global level. Quan also shares with us her motivation and inspiration to pushing forward with disability rights work.

Duration:00:13:38

The Importance of Universal Design in Our Infrastructure with architect, Karen Braitmayer

10/12/2021
In this video, Karen Braitmayer shares with us about her parenting experience as well as the adoption process. Karen also discusses with us about her disability advocacy work as well as her proudest achievements. She also gives us some advices in terms of gaining economic stability and finding a career path.

Duration:00:10:41

Accessibility and Inclusion in Adaptive Clothing with Grace Jun

10/5/2021
In this segment, Grace Jun shares with us about Open Style Lab, its mission and long term vision. She also tells us more about her passion for creating adaptive clothing. Grace also discusses with us about the importance of adaptive clothing for people with disabilities.

Duration:00:11:58

Including People with Disabilities in International Exchange with Susan Sygall

9/28/2021
In this podcast episode Susan Sygall joined us to share with us about Mobility international USA, its mission, the founders and the reasons for founding it. She also shares with us about her disability advocacy work and compounding discrimination women with disabilities face. Susan Sygall also share with us about accessible travel -- the challenges and advantages of traveling in a wheelchair.

Duration:00:09:51

Empowerment Through Integration from the Ford Foundation with Noorain Khan

9/21/2021
In this podcast episode Noorain Khan shares with us about how she continues on trying to help marginalized communities while islamophobia is increasing in America. She also discusses with us about her disability advocacy work with Ford Foundation. Noorain Khan also explains to us how every movement needs to integrate the disability movement.

Duration:00:13:01

Pushing Forward Towards Change of Perception with John Lancaster

9/14/2021
In this podcast episode, John Lancaster shares with us about the impact his injury has had on his life as wells as the hardest part of transitioning from being an able bodied person to a person with a disability. John also discusses with us about the importance of fitness and about the changes needed in regards to employment of people with disabilities.

Duration:00:14:40

Inclusion for People with Disabilities with Jeff Meer

9/7/2021
In this podcast episode, Jeff Meer tells us more about his passion for helping marginalized groups such as individuals with disabilities. He also discusses with us about his work as an executive director as well as his multilingual skills. Jeff also shares with us about the mission of the INGO he works for, Humanity and Inclusion.

Duration:00:14:03

Disability Advocacy Through Adaptive Sports with Denis Vasilevich

8/31/2021
In this podcast episode Denis shares with us about his evolvement in the disability rights advocacy field. He also tells us about his life experience and growing up with parents with disabilities. Denis also discusses with us about his passion for creating adaptive sports and tells us more about the importance of fitness for people with disabilities.

Duration:00:13:02

Increasing Employment for People with Disabilities with Debra Ruh

8/24/2021
In this podcast episode Debra Ruh shares with us about the founding of her technology firm that employs especially people with disabilities. She also tells us more about the challenges of finding people with disabilities with the skill sets needed to be employed in her firm and how employment of people with disabilities can be improved.

Duration:00:11:34

Empowerment Through Representation with Actor, Andy Arias

8/17/2021
In this podcast episode, Andy Arias shares with us about his experience with foster care and how the foster care system needs to be improved to be more accessible for people with disabilities. He also discusses with us about the importance of social media for the disability community. Andy Arias also shares with us about his disability advocacy work.

Duration:00:11:38

No Legs No Limits w/ Kanya Sesser

8/10/2021
In this podcast episode, Kanya Sesser tells us more about her involvement in fitness activities. She also discusses with us about what beauty looks like to her.

Duration:00:07:06

Post-injury: experimenting and pushing the limits w/ Justin Pines

8/3/2021
In this podcast episode, Justin Pines shares with us about his solo travel experience, challenges and accessibility. He also shares with us how his injury changed and impacted his life. Justin Pines also tells us more about his exciting life pre and post injury as well as the importance of documenting and sharing stories.

Duration:00:08:23

Parenting with a Disability w/ Cheri Blauwet

7/27/2021
In this podcast episode, Cheri Blauwet shares with us about the physical challenges for wheelchair users, how to avoid them and the importance of fitness. Cheri also suggests to us some interesting exercises for people with disabilities. She also shares with us about her parenting experience and life hacks. Cheri also discusses with us about the stereotypes and the challenges of people with disabilities in the medicine field. She also discusses with us about the importance of documentation...

Duration:00:10:41