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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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Mary Cariola announces evolution of the organization's name and identity

The Mary Cariola Children’s Center is announcing a name change as the organization works to evolve its brand. The non-profit, which provides education...
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Mon, 12/30/2019 - 8:40am
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Autism services and crisis mobile unit coming to Rochester in 2020

Last summer, 11-year-old Jacalvionne Boyd, who has autism, walked away from his home on Avenue E in Rochester over 20 times. Once, he was found 10 miles...
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 7:44am
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Interactive 'I-Spy' mural aims to help kids get tested for auditory processing disorder

Auditory processing disorder, or APD, can cause language delays, affect learning, and make it harder for kids to interact with others. One Rochester...
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 5:59am
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College fair held to help people with developmental disabilities consider options

Two local organizations are working together to hold what they say is the first local inclusive higher-ed college fair for people with intellectual and...
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 8:58am
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