DISABILITY

 

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Watch Mondays at 7:30 pm, Tuesdays at 3:30 am, 11:30 am & 6 pm, Wednesdays at 2 am, 10 am on Channel 15.

June 2012

► June 2012
Host: Mark Hughes
Living Forward Host: Sheri Melander-Smith
Recorded: 05-21-2012
On this program:
Mark Hughes - 22nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Nick Wikie from Metropolitan Center for Independent Living (MCIL) celebrates with Mark Hughes the breakthrough legislation and what MCIL can do to help.
Anni Simons - Legislative Update
Anni gives a wrap up of th e2012 session and the changes made in regard to disability services.
Living Forward - Youth Legacy Foundation
Sheri-elander Smith and co-host Alyssa Carlson talk with guest Bridget Silyander and Imani Cruzen about an exciting new organizationl to help empower disabled youths.

May 2012

► May 2012
Host: Mark Hughes
Living Forward Host: Sheri Melander-Smith
Recorded: 04-16-2012
On this program:
Mark Hughes - Motorcycle Traumatic Brain Injuries
Mark sits down with Jeff Nachbar from the Brain Injury Association of MN to discsuss the dramatic costs of driving a motorcycle without a helmet.
Anni Simons - Legislative Update
Anni provides the latest news from the MN State Capital
Living Forward - Pageant of Hope 2012
Guest host Jo talks with the newest Princesses from the Pageant of Hope 2012

April 2012

► April 2012
Host: Mark Hughes
Recorded: 03-19-2012
On this program:
Mark Hughes - Special Legislative Preview
Anni Simons, Senior Policy and Program Manager from Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, previews the upcoming 2012 Minnesota Legislative session. Anni discusses her top four bills that will affect the disability community, including Voter I.D., Phone Restraint, Personal Care Assistance cuts, and MAPD.