Disability

chapter three already!

Want to start at the beginning?  Go down two more blogs.  In this chapter the "rapture" hits the cruise liner, and the libido hits the fan.   THREE   Rod Rigidson stiffly pretended to look over the NOAA report as he stood at the bridge.  The area was quiet, except for the wh... Read more

John Robison, "Look Me In The Eye"

Airs at: Mon, 11/10/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
John Robison tells his Asperger's syndrome story in his New York Times best seller,"Look Me In The Eye". "Look Me in the Eye" is about growing up with Asperger’s syndrome — a high functioning form of autism — overcoming my limitations, and ultimately becoming a successfu... Read more

Health At Every Size

Airs at: Sun, 08/24/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
  Today, Host Dr. David Naimon and Holistic Health proponent Dr. Jonathan Robison discusses his new paradigm for helping people with eating and weight-related concerns, called Health at Every Size.Dr. David Naimon Read more

Disabled Residents Allege Police and Housing Department Harassment

Airs at: Wed, 08/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The residents of Jubilee Community's Redwoods housing unit allege they are being harrassed by the police, housing inspectors and members of the Bureau of Housing and Community Development.  Jacob Anderson-Minshall reports on the story, and interviews residents, the property... Read more

Healthcare Premiums up 35% July 1st

Airs at: Sun, 06/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
One year ago Regence Blue Cross raised rates by an average of 19%. This year's increase is a whopping 35% scheduled to take effect on July 1. Britta Duncan, co-chair of Jobs with Justice' Healthcare Committee and Secretary/Treasurer of ILWU Local 5 will join host Martha Odo... Read more

Telephone Options for people with disabilities

Airs at: Thu, 06/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Bob Gravely of Qwest about telephone options for people with disabilities. Read more

Paper Money Can Discriminate Against Blind

Airs at: Mon, 05/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
US cash currency discriminates against the blind, according to a court ruling made today. KBOO's Jacob Anderson-Minshall has more:   Read more

The Portland Plan, Civic Engagement & the Village Building Convergence

Airs at: Tue, 05/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Building on the work of visionPDX, the Portland Plan is a citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years.  City Repair, among many projects, seeks to activate people to be part of the communit... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 5, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This program, hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, features discussions of electoral democracy and its discontents, the rights of psychiatric patients, socialism as a necessary goal of progressive political action, and political gestures by Olympic athletes.  You can hear the wh... Read more

Insane Liberation

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 David Oaks, director of Mind Freedom, discusses the liberation of the mad, psychiatric survivors, and invites us to a "Normathon" to be held in Eugene on May 17.  He talks with Old Mole Jan Haaken.    Read more