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Brenda Mosby lost her sight at the age of 40, and she went through a personal journey to arrive at where she is now. Since she lost her sight, Brenda has earned a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, authored the book You Are Capable, and has traveled to five continents. Brenda is a job developer who helps People with Disabilities find employment, and is a certified Heal Your Life coach. The Brenda Fix features interviews with people within the Disability community, as well as personal messages of encouragement from Brenda. Also, expect advice and information regarding the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The Brenda Fix is an audio podcast that currently releases every two weeks. For more information about Brenda and the Personal Empowerment Through Emotional Intelligence program, visit mosbyservices.com.

Brenda Mosby lost her sight at the age of 40, and she went through a personal journey to arrive at where she is now. Since she lost her sight, Brenda has earned a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, authored the book You Are Capable, and has traveled to five continents. Brenda is a job developer who helps People with Disabilities find employment, and is a certified Heal Your Life coach. The Brenda Fix features interviews with people within the Disability community, as well as personal messages of encouragement from Brenda. Also, expect advice and information regarding the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The Brenda Fix is an audio podcast that currently releases every two weeks. For more information about Brenda and the Personal Empowerment Through Emotional Intelligence program, visit mosbyservices.com.

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United States

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Brenda Mosby lost her sight at the age of 40, and she went through a personal journey to arrive at where she is now. Since she lost her sight, Brenda has earned a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, authored the book You Are Capable, and has traveled to five continents. Brenda is a job developer who helps People with Disabilities find employment, and is a certified Heal Your Life coach. The Brenda Fix features interviews with people within the Disability community, as well as personal messages of encouragement from Brenda. Also, expect advice and information regarding the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The Brenda Fix is an audio podcast that currently releases every two weeks. For more information about Brenda and the Personal Empowerment Through Emotional Intelligence program, visit mosbyservices.com.

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English


Episodes

15. Understudy Edition: Merhia Wiese

10/5/2022
It's a special edition of The Brenda Fix! Brenda is currently curating an art exhibit at Understudy, a free exhibition space housed in the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The exhibit, "Disability Pride and The Arts", is open from October 7th - October 30th, 2022. It will feature works by Luanne Burke, Merhia Wiese, Elliot Wiese, and Maggie Wiese. In today's episode, Brenda interviews Merhia Wiese. Merhia is a multi-disciplinary artist, and she and Brenda discuss her childhood, her ADD...

Rebroadcast: Julie Reiskin, Part 4

9/28/2022
Julie Reiskin is the Executive Director of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition. She has gained expertise on nonprofit accountability and best practices, publicly funded long-term community-based services, disability rights law, public benefits, and the intersectionality of systemic and individual advocacy. In 2010, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Julie also has M.S., and she and Brenda discuss volunteering...

Duration:00:17:52

Rebroadcast: Julie Reiskin, Part 3

9/14/2022
Julie Reiskin is the Executive Director of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition. She has gained expertise on nonprofit accountability and best practices, publicly funded long-term community-based services, disability rights law, public benefits, and the intersectionality of systemic and individual advocacy. In 2010, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Julie also has M.S., and she and Brenda discuss their lives...

Duration:00:11:13

Rebroadcast: Julie Reiskin, Part 2

8/31/2022
Julie Reiskin is the Executive Director of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition. She has gained expertise on nonprofit accountability and best practices, publicly funded long-term community-based services, disability rights law, public benefits, and the intersectionality of systemic and individual advocacy. In 2010, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Julie also has M.S., and she and Brenda discuss their lives...

Duration:00:15:11

Rebroadcast: Julie Reiskin, Part 1

8/17/2022
Julie Reiskin is the Executive Director of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition. She has gained expertise on nonprofit accountability and best practices, publicly funded long-term community-based services, disability rights law, public benefits, and the intersectionality of systemic and individual advocacy. In 2010, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Julie also has M.S., and she and Brenda discuss their lives...

Duration:00:18:39

14. Joe Beaver, Part 2

8/3/2022
Joe is a former accountant for the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, and served as a delegate for then-Senator Barack Obama in 2008 via the Democrats with Disabilities organization. Joe contracted polio as a child, and in this episode he and Brenda discuss Democrats with Disabilities, the importance of being involved at the grassroots level, and other topics. Want to get involved? Contact Joe at j_beaver@comcast.net. For more information about Brenda and/or her programs, visit...

Duration:00:23:46

13. Joe Beaver, Part 1

7/20/2022
Joe is a former accountant for the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, and served as a delegate for then-Senator Barack Obama in 2008 via the Democrats with Disabilities organization. Joe contracted polio as a child, and in this episode he and Brenda discuss his childhood, his experiences in the education system, the concept of "mainstreaming", and other topics. For more information about Brenda and/or her programs, visit mosbyservices.com.

Duration:00:20:21

12. Jaime Lewis, Part 3

7/6/2022
Jaime is an advocate for People with Disabilities, and serves as an administrator at the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition (CCDC). Jaime contracted polio as a child, and now operates a power chair. He and Brenda discuss accessibility regarding Uber and RTD, Jaime's experiences with the Phamaly Theatre Company, and other topics. For more information about Jaime, please visit his page at https://www.ccdconline.org/about/jaime-lewis/. For more information about Brenda and/or her programs,...

Duration:00:20:32

11. Jaime Lewis, Part 2

6/22/2022
Jaime is an advocate for People with Disabilities, and serves as an administrator at the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition (CCDC). Jaime contracted polio as a child, and now operates a power chair. He and Brenda discuss the importance of transportation, the Gang of 19, the CCDC, and other topics. For more information about Jaime, please visit his page at https://www.ccdconline.org/about/jaime-lewis/. For more information about Brenda and/or her programs, visit mosbyservices.com.

Duration:00:22:33

10. Jaime Lewis, Part 1

6/8/2022
Jaime is an advocate for People with Disabilities, and serves as an administrator at the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition (CCDC). Jaime contracted polio as a child, and now operates a power chair. He and Brenda discuss his childhood in upstate New York, his first encounters with discrimination, his tenure at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and the Olmstead Act. For more information about Jaime, please visit his page at https://www.ccdconline.org/about/jaime-lewis/. For...

Duration:00:23:16

9. André van Hall, Part 2

5/25/2022
André is a NSA Certified Professional Speaker and Curiosity Instigator. He is the author of The Curiosity of Change: How to Bring Light to the Dark Side of Change. André is also blind. He and Brenda discuss how perspective is a matter of choice, André's experience with DVR, the importance of a positive friend group, and other topics. For more information about André and his book, please visit andrevanhall.com. For more information about Brenda and/or her programs, visit mosbyservices.com.

Duration:00:22:46

8. André van Hall, Part 1

5/11/2022
André is a NSA Certified Professional Speaker and Curiosity Instigator. He is the author of The Curiosity of Change: How to Bring Light to the Dark Side of Change. André is also blind. He and Brenda discuss how they met at Meow Wolf Convergence Station, the need to get curious when dealing with difficult change, accepting responsibility, and other topics. For more information about André and his book, please visit andrevanhall.com. For more information about Brenda and/or her programs,...

Duration:00:25:33

7. Patricia McMahon, Part 2

4/27/2022
Patricia is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Patti also has severe Dyslexia. She and Brenda discuss how to work with a disability, how the ADA works for both employees and employers, the history of the EEOC, and other topics. For more information about Patti and the EEOC, visit eeoc.gov. For more information about Brenda and/or her programs, visit mosbyservices.com.

Duration:00:19:31

6. Patricia McMahon, Part 1

4/13/2022
Patricia is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Patti also has severe Dyslexia. She and Brenda discuss how a math teacher changed the course of Patti's life, how the world has improved because of People with Disabilities, and other topics. For more information about Patti and the EEOC, visit eeoc.gov. For more information about Brenda and/or her programs, visit mosbyservices.com.

Duration:00:23:57

5. Brenda's Story

3/30/2022
Brenda Mosby is a certified Heal Your Life coach, and is the author of the book You Are Capable. Brenda specializes in helping people to reach their highest potential. Visit mosbyservices.com for more information about Brenda and her programs.

Duration:00:20:53

4. Julie Reiskin, Part 4

3/16/2022
Julie Reiskin is the Executive Director of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition. She has gained expertise on nonprofit accountability and best practices, publicly funded long-term community-based services, disability rights law, public benefits, and the intersectionality of systemic and individual advocacy. In 2010, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Julie also has M.S., and she and Brenda discuss volunteering...

Duration:00:17:52

3. Julie Reiskin, Part 3

3/2/2022
Julie Reiskin is the Executive Director of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition. She has gained expertise on nonprofit accountability and best practices, publicly funded long-term community-based services, disability rights law, public benefits, and the intersectionality of systemic and individual advocacy. In 2010, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Julie also has M.S., and she and Brenda discuss their lives...

Duration:00:11:18

Julie Reiskin, Part 2

2/16/2022
Julie Reiskin is the Executive Director of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition. She has gained expertise on nonprofit accountability and best practices, publicly funded long-term community-based services, disability rights law, public benefits, and the intersectionality of systemic and individual advocacy. In 2010, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Julie also has M.S., and she and Brenda discuss their lives...

Duration:00:15:11

Julie Reiskin, Part 1

2/3/2022
Julie Reiskin is the Executive Director of the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition. She has gained expertise on nonprofit accountability and best practices, publicly funded long-term community-based services, disability rights law, public benefits, and the intersectionality of systemic and individual advocacy. In 2010, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Julie also has M.S., and she and Brenda discuss their lives...

Duration:00:18:43