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Disability Matters

By Joyce Bender

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

  1. 1.
    The Importance of the Vote to the Disability Community09/15/2020
    50:53
  2. 2.
    PNC Bank Supports Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. for Veterans09/08/2020
    52:51
  3. 3.
    Judy Heumann, Author and Disability Rights Leader Discusses Career and Film Crip Camp09/01/2020
    49:44
  4. 4.
    Duquesne Light Company Addresses COVID-19 and the Needs of Employees with Disabilities08/25/2020
    53:54
  5. 5.
    Deaf Community's Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement08/18/2020
    54:28
  6. 6.
    Accessible Airtravel for People Who Use Wheelchairs08/11/2020
    50:54
  7. 7.
    Elaine Katz Discusses Kessler Foundation’s Commitment to the Disability Community08/04/2020
    49:43
  8. 8.
    Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the ADA!07/28/2020
    50:19
  1. 9.
    30th Anniversary-Signing of the ADA/25th Anniversary of Bender Consulting Services, Inc.07/21/2020
    49:35
  2. 10.
    Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the ADA!07/14/2020
    54:37
  3. 11.
    Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the ADA!!07/07/2020
    51:58
  4. 12.
    Vice Chair DNC Disability Council Discusses COVID-19 Impact on Blind and Other Disabilities06/30/2020
    52:26
  5. 13.
    National Health Care Expert, Nurse/Author, Discusses Impact of COVID-19 on People with Disabilities06/23/2020
    49:27
  6. 14.
    Poor People’s Campaign COVID-19 Health Justice Advisory Committee/ Moral March on Washington06/16/2020
    54:15
  7. 15.
    How WID Is Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities During COVID-1906/09/2020
    52:48
  8. 16.
    Phenom Producing New Content and Product Features to Help Companies Respond to COVID-1906/02/2020
    50:52
  9. 17.
    COVID-19 Show: How COVID-19 is Affecting People with Intellectual Disabilities05/26/2020
    55:11
  10. 18.
    President & CEO of the Epilepsy Association of Western/Central PA Discusses Epilepsy and COVID-1905/19/2020
    54:37
  11. 19.
    COVID-19 Show: Dr. Cynthia Maro Discusses COVID-19 and Animals05/12/2020
    54:40
  12. 20.
    COVID19 Show Impact on People with Disabilities Hear National Disability Rights Leader and CEO Access Living Karen Tamley05/05/2020
    52:10
  13. 21.
    Emergency COVID-19 Show : Guidance on Addressing the Needs of the Deaf Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic04/28/2020
    55:07
  14. 22.
    Urgent COVID-19 Show: issues Affecting Pennsylvanians with Disabilities During the Pandemic04/21/2020
    48:14
  15. 23.
    Emergency COVID-19 Show : How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Being Addressed for those with Developmental Disabilities04/14/2020
    55:03
  16. 24.
    The COVID Crisis for Sign Language Interpretive Services and Teleworking04/07/2020
    55:15
  17. 25.
    Emergency COVID-19 Show: Advice on What Businesses Can Do to Prepare for and Survive the COVID-1903/31/2020
    51:19
  18. 26.
    Urgent COVID-19 Show: Help and Advice for Those with Mental Health Issues During This Time03/24/2020
    56:24
  19. 27.
    Emergency Radio Show on COVIDs Impact on People with Disabilities!03/17/2020
    52:38
  20. 28.
    Mission of Pittsburgh, PA Disability Inclusion Consortium03/10/2020
    1:56:54
  21. 29.
    Talent Programs and Recruitment Services at Bender Consulting Services, Inc.03/03/2020
    55:10
  22. 30.
    Craig Radford and the Mission of Connect Direct02/25/2020
    48:24
  23. 31.
    Highmark Health Solutions, Inc.and the Careers2B Program02/11/2020
    53:21
  24. 32.
    Mission of My Employment Options02/04/2020
    50:59
  25. 33.
    Mission and Programs of the FISA Foundation01/28/2020
    55:07
  26. 34.
    Commitment of PNC Financial Services to a Diverse Workforce Including Those with Disabilities01/21/2020
    54:13
  27. 35.
    Mission of Variety the Children's Charity- Pittsburgh01/14/2020
    55:35
  28. 36.
    Author, Michael Kiel, Discusses New Memoir01/07/2020
    52:31
  29. 37.
    2019 reflections and 2020 goals for disabiliy community12/31/2019
    54:59
  30. 38.
    Christian Outreach of Northway Christian Community Church12/24/2019
    49:09
  31. 39.
    Encore Encore: In Memorandum of the Advocacy Work of Disability Rights Leader Marca Bristo12/17/2019
    55:42
  32. 40.
    International musician, Scott Mulvahill Featured Guest12/10/2019
    54:20
  33. 41.
    Mission of The Arc of the United States12/03/2019
    53:33
  34. 42.
    Mission of Networks School of Employability Skills11/26/2019
    55:09
  35. 43.
    November: National Epilepsy Awareness Month11/19/2019
    55:08
  36. 44.
    Mission of the Slaughter Stigma Campaign11/12/2019
    58:12
  37. 45.
    GCP Applied Technologies: Commitment to Diverse Workforce11/05/2019
    50:39
  38. 46.
    Diversity and Inclusion Strategy of Duquesne Light Company.10/29/2019
    51:50
  39. 47.
    Mission of Disability Mentoring Day10/22/2019
    56:08
  40. 48.
    Encore: Highmark Health's Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities10/15/2019
    53:35
  41. 49.
    Covestro's Commitment to a Diverse Workforce10/08/2019
    53:37
  42. 50.
    Origin and Importance of Disability Employment Awareness Month10/01/2019
    55:03
  43. 51.
    Encore: In Memorandum of the Advocacy Work of Disability Rights Leader Marca Bristo09/24/2019
    55:42
  44. 52.
    Lou Orslene and Mission of JAN09/17/2019
    52:31
  45. 53.
    Derek Shields His Advocacy Work for People with Disabilities09/10/2019
    55:24
  46. 54.
    Mission of the IAAP09/03/2019
    55:22
  47. 55.
    Advances in Assistive Technology for People With Disabilities08/27/2019
    53:07
  48. 56.
    Highmark Health and the Careers2B Program08/20/2019
    51:55
  49. 57.
    Clarence A. Johnson-Disability Community Leader08/13/2019
    56:21
  50. 58.
    AAPD Sponsored REV UP Campaign08/06/2019
    47:55
  51. 59.
    New President and CEO of AAPD07/30/2019
    38:39
  52. 60.
    Mission and Programs of Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law07/23/2019
    50:36
  53. 61.
    Mission of AAPD/Preparations for 30th Anniversary of ADA07/16/2019
    54:51
  54. 62.
    Rep. Dan Miller's Commitment to a Disability Workforce07/09/2019
    54:48
  55. 63.
    29th Anniversary of the ADA07/02/2019
    49:47
  56. 64.
    Highmark Health's Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities06/25/2019
    53:35
  57. 65.
    Mission of Disability Inclusion Consortium06/18/2019
    51:50
  58. 66.
    Mission - American Association of People with Disabilities AAPD06/11/2019
    53:13
  59. 67.
    Mission of the PA Rehabilitation Council06/04/2019
    54:56
  60. 68.
    Highmark Health's Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities05/28/2019
    50:54
  61. 69.
    Mission NV Gov. Council on Developmental Disabilities05/21/2019
    54:04
  62. 70.
    Mission of the Careers2B Program05/14/2019
    1:02:48
  63. 71.
    Mission of the Beau Biden Foundation05/07/2019
    53:07
  64. 72.
    Special Olympics of PA - SOPA04/30/2019
    52:26
  65. 73.
    Learning How to Self-Advocate Living with a Disability04/23/2019
    50:01
  66. 74.
    The Career of Disability Rights Leader Christine Griffin04/16/2019
    52:54
  67. 75.
    2019 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Award Recipient, Dustin Gibson04/09/2019
    50:58
  68. 76.
    The Extraordinary Work of Frances West04/02/2019
    52:57
  69. 77.
    Encore: Accenture's Mission and Commitment to Disability Inclusion.03/26/2019
    53:38
  70. 78.
    2019 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Award Recipient, Sarah Blahovec03/19/2019
    54:03
  71. 79.
    Mission of Audio Eye03/12/2019
    54:59
  72. 80.
    Accenture's Mission and Commitment to Disability Inclusion.03/05/2019
    53:38
  73. 81.
    Mission of Starkloff Disability Institute02/26/2019
    54:29
  74. 82.
    Rob Pratte-Pgh. Media Personality Talks Career and Disabilities.02/19/2019
    53:41
  75. 83.
    Mission of Control Bionics02/12/2019
    52:51
  76. 84.
    Wells Fargo's Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities02/05/2019
    52:20
  77. 85.
    Benders Careers2B competency-based workforce development program01/29/2019
    52:33
  78. 86.
    Mission of Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law01/22/2019
    53:03
  79. 87.
    Mission of Haughton Group, LLC and work of Claiborne Haughton01/15/2019
    56:02
  80. 88.
    Mission and Goals of the AUCD01/08/2019
    54:57
  81. 89.
    Encore: The Honorable Tony Coelho and the Anniversary of the ADA01/01/2019
    53:53
  82. 90.
    Encore: Story Teller Jack Bogut Returns for More Charity Stories12/25/2018
    51:42
  83. 91.
    Mission of Christopher's Kitchen12/18/2018
    51:11
  84. 92.
    Giving to the less fortunate during holidays and year-round.12/11/2018
    54:56
  85. 93.
    Mission of ACHIEVA12/04/2018
    54:15
  86. 94.
    Services of Epilepsy Alliance of Louisiana11/27/2018
    54:55
  87. 95.
    Services of the Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA11/20/2018
    55:29
  88. 96.
    Programs and Services of the Epilepsy Alliance - Ohio11/13/2018
    51:06
  89. 97.
    Encore: Mission of Office of Disability Employment Policy -ODEP11/06/2018
    54:57
  90. 98.
    Executive Board Members of AAPD10/30/2018
    55:58
  91. 99.
    Stein Consulting, LLC10/23/2018
    54:49
  92. 100.
    Programs and Services of Disability:IN10/16/2018
    53:52
  93. 101.
    Mission of OVR to Help People with Disabilities10/09/2018
    52:02
  94. 102.
    2018 Sam Miller Award Winner10/02/2018
    52:27
  95. 103.
    Mission of Benetech Technology Company09/25/2018
    54:20
  96. 104.
    Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities09/18/2018
    50:11
  97. 105.
    Jimmy Krenn, Pittsburgh Comedian Returns to Disability Matters09/11/2018
    54:00
  98. 106.
    Mission of Not Dead Yet09/04/2018
    54:28
  99. 107.
    Mission of Disability:IN08/28/2018
    52:59
  100. 108.
    Mission of Audio Eye Inc.08/21/2018
    52:58
  101. 109.
    The Launch of the Disability Collection08/14/2018
    54:32
  102. 110.
    Vicki D'Avanzo, Stellar Support Services08/07/2018
    48:47
  103. 111.
    Mission of Disability Rights Pennsylvania07/31/2018
    53:02
  104. 112.
    The Honorable Tony Coelho and the Anniversary of the ADA07/24/2018
    53:53
  105. 113.
    Dara Baldwin with National Disability Rights Network07/17/2018
    53:31
  106. 114.
    Andy Imparato with the AUCD07/10/2018
    53:19
  107. 115.
    Judy Heumann, and senior fellow Ford Foundation07/03/2018
    54:37
  108. 116.
    Lydia X.Z. Brown, Writer and Disability Advocate Discusses Work.06/26/2018
    56:00
  109. 117.
    Encore: Jenny Lay-Flurrie Discusses Microsoft's Accessibility Team06/19/2018
    54:24
  110. 118.
    Western PA Disability Right History06/12/2018
    53:09
  111. 119.
    Bender Leadership Academy06/05/2018
    50:54
  112. 120.
    Founder and CEO of Ruh Global Communications Discusses Mission05/29/2018
    53:34
  113. 121.
    Bender HighTest Team Discusses Mission05/22/2018
    42:01
  114. 122.
    PA - Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities05/15/2018
    55:39
  115. 123.
    Wells Fargo Bank: Empowering Employees with Disabilities05/08/2018
    54:13
  116. 124.
    Mission of Office of Disability Employment Policy -ODEP05/01/2018
    54:57
  117. 125.
    Cox Communications Meets Needs of Customers with Disabilities04/24/2018
    55:16
  118. 126.
    Kelly Buckland - Mission of NCIL04/17/2018
    50:44
  119. 127.
    Kurt Kondrich: Advocate for Children with Down Syndrome04/10/2018
    53:00
  120. 128.
    CVS Health's Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities04/03/2018
    48:24
  121. 129.
    Regina Heyward with Wells Fargo Bank is Guest03/27/2018
    51:49
  122. 130.
    Encore: Jenny Lay-Flurrie Discusses Microsoft's Accessibility Team03/20/2018
    54:24
  123. 131.
    Jill Houghton of the USBLN Discusses 2018 National Conference03/13/2018
    53:43
  124. 132.
    Jeffrey Hawting and the Mission of LC Industries03/06/2018
    54:03
  125. 133.
    Impact of Passage of HR Bill 62002/27/2018
    54:05
  126. 134.
    iDisability Training Product.02/20/2018
    53:33
  127. 135.
    Barbara Merrill, CEO of ANCOR is Featured Guest.02/13/2018
    56:27
  128. 136.
    Stacia Kalinoski, Video Journalist Discusses Epilepsy Documentary02/06/2018
    52:01
  129. 137.
    Marriott International's Commitment to Those with Disabilities.01/30/2018
    53:11
  130. 138.
    Mission of Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services for PA01/23/2018
    53:36
  131. 139.
    Jenny Lay-Flurrie Discusses Microsoft's Accessibility Team01/16/2018
    54:24
  132. 140.
    Mission of the Quell Foundation01/09/2018
    54:02
  133. 141.
    Encore: 2017 Winner of the Sam Miller Award01/02/2018
    52:03
  134. 142.
    Christoper's Kitchen Mission12/26/2017
    54:17
  135. 143.
    Story Teller Jack Bogut Returns for More Charity Stories12/19/2017
    51:42
  136. 144.
    Northway Christian Community Church Missions and Programs12/12/2017
    54:24
  137. 145.
    World Vision Mission12/05/2017
    54:39
  138. 146.
    Epilepsy Awareness Month Continues. . .11/28/2017
    51:11
  139. 147.
    Variety-The Children's Charity of Pittsburgh11/21/2017
    50:51
  140. 148.
    Tony Coelho: Living with Epilepsy11/14/2017
    54:04
  141. 149.
    Disability Matters 11/07/1711/07/2017
    55:01
  142. 150.
    Motivational Speaker, Michael Kalberer10/31/2017
    54:20
  143. 151.
    Encore: Bender Careers2B Program and Highmark Health10/24/2017
    55:13
  144. 152.
    Highmark Health Inc. Discussion of Implementation of New Programs10/17/2017
    55:58
  145. 153.
    Encore: Dick and Ginny Thornburgh10/10/2017
    54:55
  146. 154.
    Encore: Mission of NTID and RIT10/03/2017
    52:20
  147. 155.
    Jimmy Krenn, Comedian and Radio Host Gives Back to Community09/26/2017
    53:39
  148. 156.
    Bender Careers2B Program and Highmark Health09/19/2017
    55:13
  149. 157.
    Bender Leadership Academy09/12/2017
    51:33
  150. 158.
    John Stollsteimer, member of PA State Treasury09/05/2017
    54:02
  151. 159.
    2017 Winner of the Sam Miller Award08/29/2017
    52:03
  152. 160.
    Mission of AudioEye Inc.08/22/2017
    54:06
  153. 161.
    Services for Veteran Students at Witchita State U. in Kansas08/15/2017
    54:52
  154. 162.
    Encore: Shane Claiborne -prominent speaker, activist, and best-selling author08/08/2017
    52:44
  155. 163.
    Director of Film Pittsburgh08/01/2017
    52:48
  156. 164.
    Mission of USBLN07/18/2017
    51:31
  157. 165.
    Shane Claiborne -prominent speaker, activist, and best-selling author07/11/2017
    52:44
  158. 166.
    Encore: Legendary Pittsburgh morning radio host, keynote speaker, and story-teller, Jack Bogut07/04/2017
    48:04
  159. 167.
    Executive Director of the National Disability Institute06/27/2017
    50:12
  160. 168.
    Executive Director of Homeless Children's Education Fund.06/20/2017
    53:53
  161. 169.
    Mission of Tri-County Patriots for Independent Living06/13/2017
    52:12
  162. 170.
    Mission of Stein Consulting, LLC06/06/2017
    50:27
  163. 171.
    Mission of NTID and RIT05/30/2017
    52:20
  164. 172.
    Author and disability rights leader, Molly McCully Brown discusses book of poems05/23/2017
    53:36
  165. 173.
    Marsha Blanco -Mission of ACHIEVA05/16/2017
    52:51
  166. 174.
    Colleen Starkloff, Starkloff Disability Institute - SDI05/09/2017
    53:14
  167. 175.
    2017 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award Winner, Ola Ojewumi05/02/2017
    47:08
  168. 176.
    Mission of National Council on Independent Living -NCIL04/25/2017
    47:43
  169. 177.
    New Research Into Treatment of Parkinson's Disease04/18/2017
    47:01
  170. 178.
    Envision Technology Camp- Witchita Kansas University04/11/2017
    52:48
  171. 179.
    Envision Technology Camp -Witchita Kansas University04/04/2017
    52:15
  172. 180.
    Disability Action for America- Colleen Flanagan03/28/2017
    52:49
  173. 181.
    Mission of Association of University Centers on Disabilities - AUCD03/21/2017
    51:26
  174. 182.
    Legendary Pittsburgh morning radio host, keynote speaker, and story-teller, Jack Bogut03/14/2017
    48:04
  175. 183.
    Debra Germany, founder of Divine Intervention Ministries03/07/2017
    56:49
  176. 184.
    Encore: Global Down-Syndrome Foundation02/28/2017
    52:09
  177. 185.
    Mathew McCullough: District of Columbia Developmental Disabilities Council02/21/2017
    50:29
  178. 186.
    Todd Bankofier and Audio Eye, Inc.02/14/2017
    52:50
  179. 187.
    Global Down-Syndrome Foundation02/07/2017
    52:09
  180. 188.
    Disability Matters Tuesday, January 31, 201701/31/2017
    52:09
  181. 189.
    Programs and Services of Variety The Children's Charity of Pittsburgh01/24/2017
    53:52
  182. 190.
    Lainey Feingold, US disability rights lawyer and author discusses her career01/17/2017
    51:29
  183. 191.
    Jeremy Shapira, head of special projects inclusion and diversity-Giant Eagle, Inc.01/10/2017
    54:11
  184. 192.
    Apoorva N. Gandhi, VP, multi-cultural markets and alliances for Marrott International01/03/2017
    53:32
  185. 193.
    Debra Ruh, CEO of Ruh Global Communications12/27/2016
    49:48
  186. 194.
    Mission of World Vision12/20/2016
    53:12
  187. 195.
    Epilepsy Foundation of Western-Central Pennsylvanica12/13/2016
    49:09
  188. 196.
    Encore: Christine Griffin: Executive Director of the Disability Law Center of Massachusetts12/06/2016
    55:51
  189. 197.
    The Honorable Tony Coelho Discusses Living with Epilepsy and the Need for Greater Awareness During National Epilepsy Month11/29/2016
    54:16
  190. 198.
    Peri Jude Redecic -Disability Rights Network of PA11/22/2016
    51:18
  191. 199.
    Christine Griffin: Executive Director of the Disability Law Center of Massachusetts11/15/2016
    55:51
  192. 200.
    Encore: Anastasia Somoza, Disability Advocate and Speaker at the 2016 DNC11/08/2016
    55:56

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