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September 2017

 

 

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Joan Willshire
Recorded: 8/9/2017

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Whole Health Coaching
Dr. Sheryl Grassie, from the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, and Ricka Kohnstamm, from ALIGN Whole Health Coaching, join Mark to talk about an exciting new conference.  

Joan Willshire - Dept of Human Services Commisioner
Joan visits the Dept of Human Services for an interview with Commissioner Emily Piper to get an update on issues related to people with disabilities.  

ADA Celebration - Alison Canty
Mark talks with Alison Canty, Enforcement official with the MN Dept of Human Rights, who was one of the attendees at the recent celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

August 2017

 

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Imani Cruzen
Recorded: 7/12/2017

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Making Documents Accessible
Jay Whyant, Chief Information Officer with the State of Minnesota gives tips about making documents compliant with state accessibility regulations.

Imani Cruzen - Language and Disability 

Advocate Bridget Siljander gives some perspective about how to learn to live independently with a disability on a low income.

Mark Hughes - ESPY Award Winner

Mark congratulates Abel Mehari on receiving the ESPY award for Special Olympic athletes.

July 2017

Host: Mark Hughes
Co-Host: Imani Cruzen
Recorded: 6/14/2017

On this program:
Mark Hughes - Legislative Session Wrap-Up
Steve Larson of ARC of MN, and Bill Amberg of Amberg Law Center join Mark to discuss what was accomplished during the most recent Legislative Session.  

Imani Cruzen - Language and Disability
Imani welcomes Hope Hoffman to explore how certain words affect people with disabilities.