Dialogue on Disability

Connections: Dialogue on Disability - Sports, media, and inclusion

We wrap up our annual Dialogue on Disability Week with a conversation about sports, media, and inclusion. Special Olympics New York is celebrating 50...
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 10:08am
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There's a caregiver shortage -- what's stopping men from filling the gap?

Kirk Matthews was winning. He had only to sink the eight ball into one of the pockets of a new pool table, and he’d have the victory. “Eight ball,...
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 5:42am
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Demand for disability support services outweighs supply

Dozens of deaf-blind people throughout Rochester are waiting for funding to help them with everyday activities. One of them is sitting in a conference...
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Thu, 01/23/2020 - 8:09am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability - The value of respite programs

As part of Dialogue on Disability Week, we continue our series of conversations about inclusion and disability rights. This hour, we discuss the value...
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:28am
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Rochesterian advocates for equity despite facing racism, sexism, and ableism

For one Rochesterian, living with a disability as a queer black woman means navigating not only racism and sexism, but also ableism. Since she was a...
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Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:04am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability - Cooper's story, and the value of speech therapy

It’s Dialogue on Disability Week at WXXI. Throughout the week on Connections, we’ll host a series of conversations about inclusion and disability rights...
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 9:20am
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WATCH: Dialogue on Disability edition of Need to Know

https://youtu.be/wbrMtU2n0lg Adults with disabilities are four times more likely to report their health to be “fair” or “poor” compared to those with no...
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Thu, 01/17/2019 - 3:01pm
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability - Employment discrimination

Our Dialogue on Disability Week continues with a conversation about employment discrimination for people with disabilities. “The Good Place” star...
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Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:33am
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WATCH: How to eliminate barriers to care for those with disabilities

[YT Link] Going in for a mammogram, learning how to keep your cholesterol in check, and understanding your blood pressure all represent basic health...
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Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:23am
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