This week I speak to ben Mayforth is an athlete in the para climbing community but has also done many different sports throughout his life another former Bennett blazer. We talked all about climbing and passports we get into the nitty-gritty of where adaptive climbing is now and where we would like to see it go.
Ben IG: @crushing_benjamin
Adaptive the community podcast IG: @AdaptiveTheCommunityPodcast
This week a recount a story of a man they gave me two dollars in Chick-fil-A. Because he had a misunderstanding of my disability but overall it really became a story of generosity and kindness in town we need more people in the world to perform these small acts and how it really became a powerful moment in the middle of a chicken restaurant.
This week I speak to the co-founder of an organization by the name of pieces of me and they explore a question that I have found myself exploring times before. And there are some of the social dilemmas is that people in the disabled community the adaptive community Find themselves in.
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In this week's episode, I speak with Sarah Fritsche Again wrapping up our five-hour conversation in this episode we talk about jobs and HR departments. And Termanology and words And symbols surrounding disability and the impact that they can have.
This week I speak with Bonner Rinn The founder of the OM Foundation and the First man to summit Kilimanjaro with Cerebral palsy Unassisted. He tells me about the amazing work that his foundation Is doing and some of the world records that he has attempted as he Challenged the perception of Physical limitation.
OM foundation website: www.omfglobal.org
This week's Title is something my guest said as we were speaking.
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This week's title is something, That's My guest Set a handful of times in Are short ConversationsLeading up to the episode and throughout the episode.
Have you ever tried to do a card trick, Or any magic trick for that matter, and not been able to master it? Well, I guess this week takes the mastery of magic to a whole Other level as I talk to a professional magician Mahdi Gilbert On how he performs and his experiences in the profession of magic and Experiences in the adaptive community. This week's episode is a good lesson and not giving up on what you love because it seems hard or impossible if there is a will, there is away.
Check out Mahdi Gilbert: mahdithemagician.com Or Here:www.youtube.com/watch?v=2S8hB2XoUb4
In this week's episode, I talk about the weekend that I went to Columbus, Ohio. To climb in the adaptive national championship climbing competition for the first time in 2018. And I brought along three of my closest friends. It's not quite the weekend that any of us were expecting, so I hope that you enjoy this lighthearted episode and may be able to Laugh along with us.
I want to give credit where credit is due this week's title is from a quote that Sarah yelled while we were recording this episode.
This week's episode's a deep dive into Ableism Generally public interaction from the perspective of the Adaptive/disabled community as I have my good friend Sarah back on to continue our conversation from last week this week we dive into being prayed for by complete strangers, Job interviews and the medical versus social model of disability
This week's episode is a good reminder that not all disabled people are the same. As I talked to my friend Sarah, I was in An adaptive ski program with and attended school for five years. Although we had these things in common, her experiences with them are very different in the way that we reacted and adapted to them is nothing alike
Acronyms and terms used in this episode
Ankle foot orthotic -AFO
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act -IDEA
Individualized education plan -IEP
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 commonly referred to as Section 504 -504 PLAN
Americans with disabilities act -ADA
National Sports Center For The Disabled -NSCD
What do you think of when I say athlete or athletic? Put aside the ideas that come to your head when you think athlete and sit back and enjoy listening. This week I talk to a longtime friend about adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball, and sled hockey. And the amazing organization that he has been part of for many years. We narrow in on what it means to be athletic and an athlete and how the world Tends to perceive adaptive sports athletes.
How would you react if you got a diagnosis that could potentially change your life? In this week's episode, we talked to Lexi Sanchez, who a year ago, got a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and has taken it in stride. We discuss some of the experiences and realizations that she has come to this year in light of her new diagnosis. And have fun while doing it!
In this very first episode I stumble through a version of mine personal story to let you know a little bit more about me as your host it is not perfect whatsoever if you make it through I will be surprise I hope you enjoy listening