Dialogue on Disability

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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Connections: Dialogue on Disability - An update on early intervention services in Monroe County

We continue our Dialogue on Disability Week with an update on the state of early intervention (EI) services in Monroe County. In early December, county...
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Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:19am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability - "Perfectly Normal for Me"

It's Dialogue on Disability Week and we kick off our series of conversations on Connections with a discussion about inclusive recreation activities. The...
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Wed, 01/16/2019 - 5:16am
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A rare gift: Music prodigy Rachel Flowers

When Rachel Flowers was born 15 weeks premature in 1993, she weighed just one and a half pounds. She lost her vision three months later due to a...
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Mon, 01/14/2019 - 5:35am
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