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Episodes

How to get the most out of your iPhone if you're blind

5/21/2022
We speak to Michael Feir about the 2nd edition of his book, Personal Power, designed to help blind and visually impaired iPhone users get the most out of their device. Michael reflects on why the iPhone has been a game changer for the blind community and his reasons for updating his user manual. This is the May 21, 2022 episode

Duration:00:28:37

Previewing the Toronto ReelAbilities Film Festival

5/14/2022
We preview the 7th annual Toronto ReelAbilities Film Festival with festival manager Linda Luarasi. Later in the program, we talk to Alex Bulmer and Leah Cherniak, co-creators of the opening night film, Postcards from my Balcony. Our conversation explores disability representation in film and how an inclusive filmmaking practice can benefit all. This is the May 14, 2022 episode

Duration:00:25:26

Disability on Mother's Day

5/7/2022
Jewelles Smith recently completed her PhD research at UBC. She discusses her findings into the unique barriers faced by mothers with disabilities and offers solutions to ensure that motherhood is a viable and welcome option for all. This is the May 7, 2022 episode

Duration:00:23:35

Vancouver Whistler 2025 Invictus Games

4/30/2022
We hear from Nick Booth, CEO of the True Patriot Love Foundation about why hosting the 2025 Invictus Games will be unique and a great opportunity for Canadian parasport. Later, Major Patrick Levis discusses how parasport has changed his life providing both personal satisfaction and pride in representing his country. This is the April 30, 2022 episode

Duration:00:28:55

All Our Families: Disability Lineage and the Future of Kinship

4/23/2022
Jennifer Natalya Fink, discusses remembering our disabled ancestors and her new book, All Our Families: Disability Lineage and the Future of Kinship. She is director of the disability studies program at Georgetown University. This is the April 23, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:25:57

Disability and the Toronto 2010 G20 Summit

4/16/2022
Author and disability activist Dorothy Palmer discusses her new book, Kerfuffle, which is set in Toronto during the 2010 G-20. This is the April 16, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:25:57

Overcoming Disability Through Art

4/9/2022
Deidre Blackmore is the founder and program director of PotteryWorks, a collective of B.C artists overcoming disability prejudice through pottery and paintings. She discusses the role of art in facilitating self-worth and economic freedom for People with Disabilities. This is the April 9, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:25:42

#Cripritual

4/2/2022
Cassandra Hartblay talks about #CripRitual an exhibit at U of T Scarborough's Doris McCarthy Gallery looking at disability culture with artwork by 20+ artists. This is the April 2, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:25:54

Disability and Dating

3/26/2022
Christie Faye Collins discusses NOMI, a new dating app for disabled and neurodivergent people. This is the March 26, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:24:37

Disability and Religion

3/19/2022
Rafia Haniff-Cleofas of DEEN Support Services discusses the Pity Party Podcast - a new podcast on the experiences of Muslim women with disabilities. This is the March 19, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:24:48

Wellness through music

3/12/2022
Jennifer Buchanan, executive director of the Canadian Association of Music Therapists, discusses her book: “Wellness, Wellplayed: The Power of A Playlist”, and the impact of music therapy on mood, motivation, and well-being. This is the March 12, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:24:48

Nicole Salter's memoir: Warrior in the Mud

3/5/2022
Nicole Salter talks about her memoir: Warrior in the Mud: Childhood Trauma, Adult Drama, and Reclaiming My Toxic Life. This is the March 5, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:24:40

COVID-19 and the Black community

2/26/2022
Dr Roberta Timothy, program director in Black Health at the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health discusses the impact of racism on the Black community during COVID-19. This is the February 25, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:27:40

Racializing Madness

2/19/2022
Sarah Redikopp of York University discusses the relationship between racism and madness, and why an analysis of white supremacy is critical to Mad Studies. This is the February 19, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:22:58

Representing Stuttering in "The King's Speech"

2/12/2022
Jared Richman of Colorado College discusses the portrayal of stuttering in the 2010 film "The King's Speech". This is the February 12, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:25:31

Dwarfism and Humour in "Family Guy"

2/5/2022
Erin Pritchard of Liverpool Hope University examines the relationship between humour and representations of dwarfism on "Family Guy". This is the February 5, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:24:56

Disability Representation in Film

1/29/2022
Jessica Gibson of the University of York, talks about the portrayal of facial differences and disability in both Disney animated films and the recent James Bond film, "No Time to Die". This is the January 29, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:23:25

Canada Disability Benefit

1/22/2022
Rabia Khedr, national director for Disability Without Poverty, discusses a proposed monthly Canada Disability Benefit. This is the January 22, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:24:19

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