DISABILITY

 

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June 2017

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Nikki Villavicencio
Recorded: 5/10/2017

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Stop For Me Campaign
Jeremy Ellison, St. Paul Police, and Jim Thayer, Mayor's Advisory Council for People with Disabilities, join Mark to urge drivers to pay extra attention at crosswalks for pedestrians, especially people with disabilities.  

Nikki Villavicencio - Gillette Childrens Hospital
Nikki welcomes Hayden Zeleny, patient at Gillette, and Dennis Jolley, Vice president at Gillette, to celebrate the success of the Children's hospital over the years.  

Legislative Update
Bill Amberg from MNCCD, provides the latest on their efforts at the Minnesota state capitol.

 

May 2017

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Joan Willshire
Recorded: 4/8/2017

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Partners in Policymaking
Mark visited a number of young advocates who have successfully participated in an important program that provides a personal voice from the disability community to legislators.  

Joan Willshire - Ms. Wheelchair Minnesota
Joan congratulates former co-host Sheri Melander-Smith, the winner of 2017 Ms. Wheelchair Minnesota, to discuss her exciting activities.  

Legislative Update

Randy Bachman from MNCCD provides an update on the top priorities in this year's legislative session and their current status.

 

April 2017

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Nick Wilkie
Recorded: 3/08/2017

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Legislative Update Special
Steve Larson from ARC MN joins Mark to give an update on activities at the State Capitol.  

Nick Wilkie - Music Therapy
Anna Eltringham, Music Therapist for Regions Hospital, and Thabiso Rowan, Musician, explain the benefits of music as part of your health. Later they perform "As I Rise" in the studio.