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TalkABILITY is an exciting new podcast all about disability, you can expect to hear about the concerns held and problems faced by disabled people. More than that however, we want to bring attention to the most important campaigns, the activists and the individual experiences we can all learn from and relate to in our own ways. Your hosts will be Robert, an inclusion and equality focused Blind Guide Dog owner of "DivaRetrieva" Winnie. Alongside Kieran, a man with Cerebral Palsy who is better defined by two other words "party animal" and lets absolutely nothing stand in his way. Both are keen campaigners, activists and ambassadors, who are excited to welcome you on what promises to be a positive journey full of interesting personalities.

TalkABILITY is an exciting new podcast all about disability, you can expect to hear about the concerns held and problems faced by disabled people. More than that however, we want to bring attention to the most important campaigns, the activists and the individual experiences we can all learn from and relate to in our own ways. Your hosts will be Robert, an inclusion and equality focused Blind Guide Dog owner of "DivaRetrieva" Winnie. Alongside Kieran, a man with Cerebral Palsy who is better defined by two other words "party animal" and lets absolutely nothing stand in his way. Both are keen campaigners, activists and ambassadors, who are excited to welcome you on what promises to be a positive journey full of interesting personalities.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

TalkABILITY is an exciting new podcast all about disability, you can expect to hear about the concerns held and problems faced by disabled people. More than that however, we want to bring attention to the most important campaigns, the activists and the individual experiences we can all learn from and relate to in our own ways. Your hosts will be Robert, an inclusion and equality focused Blind Guide Dog owner of "DivaRetrieva" Winnie. Alongside Kieran, a man with Cerebral Palsy who is better defined by two other words "party animal" and lets absolutely nothing stand in his way. Both are keen campaigners, activists and ambassadors, who are excited to welcome you on what promises to be a positive journey full of interesting personalities.

Language:

English


Episodes

TalkABILITY Episode 5: The Battle for Equal Access with Kim Kemp and Ian Cook

5/3/2021
In our fifth TalkABILITY Podcast episode, Robert & Kieran are joined by Kim Kemp, a self proclaimed solution seeker, and Ian Cook, the founder of Step Free Access. Kim has Muscular Dystrophy and Ian is a Polio survivor. We discuss their conditions, misconceptions they have faced and what they think needs to be achieved to make #AccessAnxiety a thing of the past. Follow Kim Kemp: @Kimpossible1809 https://twitter.com/KimPossible1809 Follow Ian Cook/Step Free...

Duration:00:25:23

TalkABILITY Episode 4: Disability Behind the Camera with Holly and Kai

4/14/2021
In our fourth TalkABILITY Podcast episode, Robert & Kieran are joined by Holly, who has Cerebral Palsy and Kai, who has chronic pain. Neither of the pair are deterred from working towards their dreams, currently they are both studying Photography at City of Glasgow College. Listen as we learn more about their individual conditions, the hurdles they face and what it's like having a disability behind the camera in the world of photography.

Duration:00:36:13

TalkABILITY Episode 3: A Friendship Turned Entrepreneurial Duo - Ramble Tag with Laura & Tom

3/31/2021
In our third TalkABILITY Podcast episode, Robert is joined by Laura, a photographer and dog walker, and Tom, a former graphic designer and printer. Listen as Robert discovers how this seemingly unlikely pair met becoming such great friends and disability access entrepreneurs by creating the Ramble Tag. The Ramble Tag guidance aid is a device that is used to allow for more comfortable sighted guiding. For more information regarding the Ramble Tag, and to buy one of your own...

Duration:00:32:10

TalkABILITY Episode 2: Dog Handler Turned Disability Access Innovator - Gavin Neate

2/27/2021
In our second TalkABlLITY podcast episode Robert is joined by a former RAF police dog handler and guide dog trainer, turned disability access innovator, Gavin Neate the founder of the Neatebox Welcome & Button Apps. Listen along as they discuss Gavin's career, his passion for equal access and how Neatebox can easily make #AccessAnxiety a thing of the past! Follow Gavin Neate @gavinneate https://twitter.com/gavinneate?s=09 Follow...

Duration:00:35:59

TalkABILITY LGBT+ History Month Special with Ross Wilcock

2/13/2021
In this LGBT+ History Month special we hear from Ross Wilcock, a dynamic disability and LGBT+ campaigner. He discusses his life as a queer disabled person, why LGBT history month is so important to him along with his favourite gay icon. Follow Ross: On Twitter www.twitter.com/rosswilcock On Youtube www.youtube.com/user/RosseeBoy19

Duration:00:04:29

TalkABILITY Episode 1: The Rock 'n' Rolling, Guide Dog Owning - Jon Attenborough

1/31/2021
This week, in our first ever episode, Robert is joined by award winning sight loss and disability campaigner, Jonathon Attenborough. Listen along as they discuss sight loss, Jon's experiences and issues impacting the disability community as we go further into 2021. Follow Jon: Twitter: https://twitter.com/JonAttenborough

Duration:00:29:59