On this edition of "Loud and Proud," Nicole Kelly interviews Matthew Hawkins of the Adaptive Skate Kollective. The Adaptive Skate Kollective, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to raising awareness for the adaptive community. They will soon be offering skateboarding training, coaching, competitions and hosting special events for youth, adults and veterans living with physical disabilities. Their goal is to open a training facility in the Kansas City area and create skateboarding programs...
Dan Tun is a former teacher who fell in love with adaptive sports and now works with Dare2tri. Dare2tri is an Illinois-based 501(c)3 non-for-profit organization with the mission to positively impact the lives of athletes with physical disabilities and visual impairments by developing their skills in paratriathlon.
This week, Nicole Kelly is joined by Jocelyn Hunter, the senior director of communications at Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind. They discuss the services offered for the blind and a recent skiing trip she had with several of Columbia's clients.
This week, Nicole and her guests Talleri and Diane about how teachers can ensure that children with disabilities feel included in the classroom, how to embrace their differences with their classmates, and how to help those students who need extra attention.
Join us as we chat with Ashley about living life with FOP. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is a disorder in which muscle tissue and connective tissue such as tendons and ligaments are gradually replaced by bone (ossified), forming bone outside the skeleton (extra-skeletal or heterotopic bone) that constrains movement.
Our guest tonight is David Rotter! David is an American Board Certified and Illinois Licensed Prosthetist, Orthotist and Pedorthist with over 20 years of experience. His home office is the Scheck and Siress lab located at the University of Illinois Medical Center. David, the clinical director of prosthetics for all of Scheck and Siress, is a member of the board of directors and is the chairman of the board of AOPS central fabrication.
Matt Glowacki has delivered his messages of diversity to over a million people and two sitting Presidents of the United States. He is the most-booked diversity speaker on college campuses for the past 10 years.
This week on Loud & Proud with Nicole Kelly, Adam Ballard joins the program to speak about what the Americans with Disabilities Act is and how it is helping thousands of people around the United States.
Nicole Kelly debuts her first edition of Loud and Proud on Public House Media by welcoming the owner of CoApt Complete Control Blair Lock. Nicole dives into the journey of how she was able to obtain such a revolutionary piece of equipment that has not changed her world.