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Episodes

Anti-Racism Through Compassion

1/15/2022
Shakil Choudhury of Anima Leadership talks about his book: Deep Diversity: A Compassionate, Scientific Approach to Achieving Racial Justice. This is the January 15, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:25:00

Disability in Space

1/8/2022
Sheri Wells-Jensen of Mission AstroAccess was one of several people with disabilities aboard a recent zero-gravity flight mimicking space travel. She discusses her experiences and the implications of disability-inclusive space travel. This is the January 8, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:26:02

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

12/18/2021
A special Christmas reading of Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince. This is the December 18 , 2021 episode.

Duration:00:26:12

Disability and Storytelling

12/11/2021
Christine Malec, curator of the recently held Storytelling Fusion Cabaret, reflects on the event and the power of stories within the disability community. We will also present some highlights of the evening. This is the December 11 , 2021 episode.

Duration:00:26:40

James Ian: Disability and Artistic Expression

12/5/2021
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist James Ian discusses his new song, SPACES, and its message of inclusivity and visibility of people who are living with a disability. He also discusses his own journey as an artist with a disability. This is the December 5 , 2021 episode.

Duration:00:24:28

Recognizing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

11/27/2021
Maddy Dever and Christine Zannier discuss the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians' upcoming International Day of Persons with Disabilities Conference. This is the November 27 , 2021 episode.

Duration:00:23:03

Including Disability in Journalism

11/20/2021
Kristin Gilger of the National Center of Disability & Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, discusses disability representation in the news media. We discuss the challenges of covering disability issues in the news, as well as why disability inclusion makes for good journalism. This is the November 20 , 2021 episode.

Duration:00:24:31

Accessibility in Newfoundland

11/13/2021
Craig Reid of the Coalition of Persons with Disabilities Newfoundland & Labrador discusses new accessibility legislation in that province. This is the November 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:23:57

Writing Blind

11/6/2021
Robert Kingett is the co-editor of Artificial Divide, a new collection of fiction by blind authors. We talk about the book, and some of the barriers faced by blind authors in the publishing industry.. This is the November 6, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:23:20

Trick or Treating Accessibly

10/30/2021
Rich Padulo is a proud dad and founder of the Treat Accessibly campaign. He describes his journey to make Halloween fun and inclusive for kids with disabilities, across Canada. This is the October 30, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:25:37

Double Jeopardy: Women and Disability

10/23/2021
Diane Driedger discusses "Still Living The Edges: A Disabled Women's Reader" examining the intersection of disability and gender. This is the October 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:25:30

Talking about Cerebral Visual Impairment in Plain Language

10/18/2021
John Ravenscroft and Helen St Clair Tracy are co-authors of a recent study "Cerebral Visual Impairment on the Web". They explain what CVI is, and the importance of talking about it online using plain language. This is the October 16, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:26:36

Finding a Path to Employment

10/9/2021
disability, blind, employment, National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Duration:00:23:50

Understanding Audio Description

10/2/2021
Audio Describer and voice-over artist Valerie Hunter discusses the history of Described Video and her podcast "Movies for the Blind". October 2, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:23:48

Law and Disability in Canada

9/25/2021
Law professor Laverne Jacobs of the University of Windsor and Odelia Bay of Osgoode Hall Law School discuss their new book, Law and Disability in Canada: Cases and Materials, which explores the interaction between people with disabilities and the law. September 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:25:11

Disability Issues and the Election

9/11/2021
In this 1-hour election special where we ask your questions to Conservative Raquel Dancho, Green spokesperson Kimberley Vance-Mubanga, Liberal Carla Qualtrough, New Democrat Daniel Blaikie. This is the September 10, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:51:06

Towards Inclusive Museums

9/4/2021
Melissa Smith is Assistant Curator of Access and Learning at the Art Gallery of Ontario. She shares her passion for making museums and galleries inclusive spaces by working with People with Disabilities as co-creators of a multi-sensory experience. This is the September 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:25:35

Genetics and the Human Eye

8/28/2021
A special 1-hour episode with Fighting Blindness Canada where we hear from experts and patients about genetics and the human eye. This is the August 28, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:52:19

Beauty For All

8/22/2021
We meet Victoria Watts, founder of Victorialand Beauty. She discusses her passion for making her products accessible to blind people and the value of universal design in creating beauty product packages. This is the August 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:25:00

Disability and Climate Change

8/21/2021
Activist Marlena Chertock discusses the linkages between climate change and disability justice. She argues that a disability-inclusive lens creates greater resilience in fighting climate change This is the August 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:25:30