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Stand your ground (Episode 26-D-4)

11/20/2019
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Having a basic knowledge about the laws protecting our rights can be very helpful as we stand up for the "reasonable accommodations" we need.

Duration:00:07:22

Juggling Wheelchairs (Episode 24-E-5)

11/13/2019
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We may need different devices for different purposes. But knowing which one(s) to take on a trip can result in having to juggle ideas and wheelchairs! In this episode we talk about choosing between options and making it all work as we travel.

Duration:00:09:56

Can I still drive? (Episode 25-D-3)

11/6/2019
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As our less-abilities or disabilities begin to affect our driving, we find that there are professionals who can help. In this episode we speak with Liz Green, Executive Director of ADED, the Association of Driver Rehabilitation Specialists. She talks about the available evaluations, referrals, training and more that their members can provide to help ensure safe driving even as our abilities change.

Duration:00:22:35

Entrepreneurship Meets Disability (Episode 23-C-3)

10/23/2019
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When disabilities or less-abilities lead us to a retirement from working in our previous jobs and careers, that doesn't have to mean we don't have options. In this episode we speak with Elaine Mann, the founder of Bizthinkubator (https://www.facebook.com/bizthinkubator) and an expert on business incubators and the role they can play in building our own work situations. She shows us how connecting with small business resources and other entrepreneurs can help us find unique ways to keep...

Duration:00:11:50

About Hearing (Episode 21-B-4)

10/9/2019
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Hearing loss affects large numbers of people, but many don't recognize it, don't realize the importance of treating it and don't even know where to turn for accurate information. In this episode we speak with our collaborator Joan Weisberg about what she has learned in her journey of progressive hearing loss.

Duration:00:36:17

Ancestry meets Disability - My travels in Estonia (Episode 19-E-5)

9/25/2019
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"Ancestry Travel" is a real growth area of the travel industry. But heading to cities and smaller towns in far away places can be extra challenging when we are having to accommodate our disabilities or less-abilities. In this episode I speak about traveling around Tallinn and beyond in my parents' beautiful homeland of Estonia.

Duration:00:11:51

Shared Differences (Episode 18-A-8 )

9/18/2019
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In this episode we speak with Joan Weisberg, a friend and collaborator whose progressive hearing loss taught her about the many aspects of adjusting to changing abilities. We discuss some of our common experiences regardless of specific disabilities or "less-abilities".

Duration:00:32:29

Finding Resources - First Steps (Episode 17-A-7)

9/4/2019
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When illnesses, accidents or simple aging brings us disabilities or “less-abilities”, we often need to find new ways to keep living our best lives. In this episode, we are, again, joined by Joanne Laflin certified ICF coach. She shares her thoughts about how to find resources by first addressing our individual wants and needs and reaching out to others for support and ideas.

Duration:00:17:49

A Road Trip Through Ireland (Episode 16-E-4)

8/28/2019
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It takes a lot of effort to plan a successful and enjoyable road trip. And even more so when it is in a foreign country. And even more than that when it involves a wheelchair! In this episode we talk about what we found in traveling through Ireland!

Duration:00:10:44

Finding Community Transportation Options (Episode 15-D-2)

8/21/2019
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The world of non-driving can be a real challenge. But in this episode we look at how to find available transportation resources in your community. Seeking out and trying the available systems can bring back our sense of freedom and be a new adventure.

Duration:00:10:42

A Unique Approach to Nutritional Supplements (Episode 14-B-2 )

8/14/2019
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Diet, and nutrition are major issues for everyone. They can take on special dimensions when we have new or worsening disabilities or “less-abilities”. In this episode we speak with Mary Twohey and Bob Bouchard of UBee Nutrition about their unique approach to product development and manufacture.

Duration:00:31:41

See Something, Say Something (Episode 13-A-6

8/7/2019
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When we, as people with disabilities or less-abilities, see areas where access is unsafe, and notify those who can correct them, we make our worlds safer for everyone. Our unique points of view help make us very valuable safety sentinels!

Duration:00:07:08

The Accessible Travel Community (Episode 12-E-3)

7/31/2019
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Travelers with disabilities and "less-abilities" can learn so much from talking to each other. In this segment we speak with Josh Grisdale, founder of the Accessible Travel Forum, Accessible Japan and the "Have Disability Will Travel" podcast. He tells us about how these sharing communities make travel easier for everyone.

Duration:00:26:58

Less-abilities - Is this me? (Episode 11-A-5)

7/24/2019
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So many of us don't like think of our moderate physical challenges as disabilities. But recognizing them and making needed adjustments can have many benefits. Seeing them as "less-abilities" may help give the perspective needed to move forward.

Duration:00:06:48

Filing for Disability (Episode 10-C-2)

7/17/2019
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As our new disabilities or less-abilities start to impact daily activities, concerns about work can emerge quickly. What are our options when we can no longer work? In this episode, attorney David Lillesand talks about government and private programs and the steps we need to take when "filing for disability"

Duration:00:33:13

Un-Driving Lesson (Episode 9-D-1)

7/10/2019
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As disabilities, less-abilities or other physical challenges make driving more difficult it is helpful to know our options and consider new choices.

Duration:00:09:04

Feelings About Disability (Episode 8-A-4)

7/3/2019
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There are so many emotions associated with developing a disability or a less-ability. In this episode we speak with Mona McGregor, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor about these feelings. And, how they relate to us, personally, and to our family members.

Duration:00:12:24

A Trip to Phoenix (Episode 7-E-2 )

6/26/2019
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In this episode we talk about a trip taken to the Phoenix at the end of May. We speak with Jen Rosa, special needs certified travel agent about planning a trip like this And we recap our experiences visiting parks, a museum, a boat trip and old-west towns all with the focus of disability accessibility.

Duration:00:11:13

Home Sweet Homes (Episode 6-B-1)

6/19/2019
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sets requirements for access to commercial and municipal buildings. But not private homes. In this segment we talk about the challenges and rewards of creating the access needed to visit the homes of friends and family.

Duration:00:07:53

It's the Law (Episode 5-C-1)

6/12/2019
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In the US there are 10 Federal laws governing the rights of individuals with disabilities. This segment gives overview information about how these laws can help all of us obtain the best access to our world.

Duration:00:07:48