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D3 Day with Reporter Dave Stevens
TDC
03:05
May 12, 2021
Veterans Onward To Prosperity
TDC
05:11
May 11, 2021
Technology Use
Welcome  to another episode from the Disability Den a pod cast production of the  Disability Channel. In this episode my co-host Nadine and I will be  discussing the types of technology that we use in our day to day life.  The episode begins with us introducing ourselves and then moving into  our main topic of discussion – technology. I talk about the screen  reader that I use to navigate my computer with, which is called Jaws and  further expanding on how it is a layered software that is installed on  your PC and which is purchased and from the start of the initial windows  start up screen Jaws begins to work. The main idea behind Jaws is that  it is a audible screen reader that is controlled by short keyboard key  strokes, some that are generic for all types of users and other key  strokes that are specific to Jaws and specific within a particular  application. Being able to use my computer to navigate through Microsoft  Word, emails and internet exploring with Jaws has enabled me to keep in  touch with family, friends and most importantly information. Jaws has  allowed me to remain connected which is one of the main things that I  had lost due to sight loss. Switching  gears over to Nadine, I ask her to share the technology that she uses,  which is the IOS system that is the main operating system for all Apple  products. The IOS system primarily works with a feature called “Voice  Over” which is already imbedded within the IOS software and there are no  additional costs to use this. Voice Over on an IPhone and IPad can be  initialized through asking Siri to turn voice over on. This feature can  also be set up by going through the settings App and selecting  Accessibility from the menu and then turning voice over on. Voice over  is also audible and primarily uses hand gestures to navigate through  screens and Apps thus allowing the users with low vision or sight loss  to use the device as a sighted user. Nadine discusses how she has been  able to continue to work as a Social Media Marketer while using her IPad  that operates with the IOS system. She further expands on her ease of  access to stay connected with family, friends, business colleagues and  internet exploring with the use of this system. We discuss how the two  systems vary and the types of keystrokes or hand gestures that are used  with each to navigate applications. Through our discussion we discover  that Nadine is very comfortable using the IOS system where as I am more  at ease using a screen reader. We are both comfortable with our choice  of technology at the same time we still have a lot to learn about each  other’s preference. As  a final close off to our pod cast I also mention some other types of  Apps that are available to be used by individuals with low vision or  sight loss such as “Seeing AI”, “Be My Eyes”, “Coloured Eye” and  “Navilens”. We expanded further on about our personal experiences and  hesitations that we had with learning new technology, we both encouraged  listeners to be open minded to the vast array of technology that has  now become readily available in the blind community.
26:50
May 6, 2021
Host Nan Marks on Aging Parents
TDC
16:03
April 26, 2021
Disability Den - Alex Walls
www.thedisabilitychannel.ca On this episode Clayton interviews Alex Walls.
20:05
April 23, 2021
Jim Turk Talks Muscular Dystrophy with Milwaukee
TDC TODAY SHOW
14:28
April 21, 2021
The Disability Den - Irum & Nadine on Their Journey from Low to No Vision
Nadine and Irum have a conversation about the issues that loss of vision brought on their lives and how they live with it.
41:02
April 21, 2021
Disability Den - Dave Stevens, Bret Wills Interview
Bret Wills interviews Dave Stevens on this episode of Disability Den, a Disability Channel podcast.  
34:22
April 14, 2021
Host - Julia Romualdi Talks Special Olympics & Covid 19
With Athlete Ryan Colpitt
12:40
April 12, 2021
The Today Show - Host Zach Damom
Interviews Eileen Grubba
11:25
April 12, 2021
Suite 303 - Host Jay Stoyan
Interviews Q107's John Derringer & his daughter Maddie
09:14
April 12, 2021
The Disability Den with Host Bret Wils - Kelly McDonald
Bret has an interview with Kelly McDonald the co-host of a radio show called "Kelly and Company"
24:15
April 7, 2021
The Disability Den with Host Bret Wils - Justin Bourn
Bret sits down and talks with American Sports writer Justin Bourn.
09:58
April 7, 2021
The Disability Den with Host Bret Wils and Co-host Clayton Theriault - Mike Ross
Bret and Clayton have a chat with the News Director of AMI Canada Mike Ross.
33:00
April 7, 2021
Ann Arbor Inclusive 32
With James Murtha of Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
27:18
March 30, 2021
Vehicle Exploration Day - TTC & Travel Trainer
TDC - 2018 Vehicle Exploration Day - TTC & Travel Trainer
14:53
March 30, 2021
AbilityMKE Now! My Name is Not Jane Doe
"Pulling Each Other Along" segment with Doug Cornfield, Dave Clark & Dave Geis with very special guests Laura Chagnon and Tom Damoulakis.  Imagine being the victim of a horrific crime that you are not expected to live through....and carrying forward in life to make a profound impact on the world.  Listen now and find the power and inspiration pouring through. One of Laura's books: https://www.civinmediarelations.com/product-page/so-blessed-to-be-alive?fbclid=IwAR1bSERhACws4KKaXapYS3h7iOBLNMv8EUSqFQ2w3a-0LBwTwdE_Rs3P_y0 Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abilitynow https://www.facebook.com/groups/abilitymke Further resources and show connections: Dave Stevens of The Disability Channel https://davestevensspeaks.com/ https://thedisabilitychannel.ca/ Marcus Hart of https://transformu.us/ Kurt Roskopf, founder of AbilityMKE Now! https://www.d3day.com/ https://apoundofkindness.com/ If you have any comments or questions, feel free to contact Kurt Roskopf at 262-372-1754 or abilitymkenow@gmail.com.  https://www.ability.aranet.tech/
28:57
March 5, 2021
AbilityMKE Now! Live at Super Bowl 55
"Pulling Each Other Along" segment with Doug Cornfield, Dave Clark & Dave Geis with guest "Tank" Chris Karam.  It is amazing the thin thread that connects people and leads to amazing synergy for all involved.  Find out about "The Punishers" and why Valentine's Day is Tank's favorite day. Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abilitynow https://www.facebook.com/groups/abilitymke Further resources and show connections: Dave Stevens of The Disability Channel https://davestevensspeaks.com/ https://thedisabilitychannel.ca/ Marcus Hart of https://transformu.us/ Kurt Roskopf, founder of AbilityMKE Now! https://www.d3day.com/ https://apoundofkindness.com/ If you have any comments or questions, feel free to contact Kurt Roskopf at 262-372-1754 or abilitymkenow@gmail.com.  https://www.ability.aranet.tech/
28:57
March 5, 2021
Disability Den with Host Bret Wills - Paralympian Jessica Lewis.
Bret sits down with Paralympian Jessica Lewis. Jessica was born in Warwick Parish, Bermuda with a condition called Diastematomyelia, which is a disorder in which a bone pierced her spine and split it leaving her paralyzed from the waist down. She has been involved in sports her whole life. She currently resides in Misssisauga, Canada. She is a multiple time gold medallist at the Parapan Am games and has competed at a world championship in Doha, Qatar. She is coached by her former teammate Curtis Thom with her club team, Cruisers Sports. She was introduced to her former coach Ken Thom at the age of 13 and began training in 2010. She received her education from Brock University in Physiotherapy, Sport and Recreation Studies. She has been the Flag bearer for Bermuda at multiple international events including the 2011 Parapan Am games in Guadalajara Mexico, the Paralympic games in 2012 & 2016. She dedicated her Parapan Am games medals in 2019 to her late coach Ken Thom who passed away after a Scuba Diving accident in South Africa in 2017. Afterwards she was quoted as saying “It's been tough not having Ken with us as [the 2019 Parapan American Games] was the first big competition without him, but I'm doing all of this now in his honour.  I'm so thankful to my coach Curtis Thom for getting me to this point. I could never explain just how grateful I am to him for stepping in after the loss of his dad and my previous coach Ken."
16:09
March 5, 2021
Disability Den - with Host Casey MacKay with guest Paul Manieri
In this episode of The Disability Den, Casey MacKay talks to Paul Manieri about what it’s been like going through the COVID-19 pandemic with a disability.  Paul always finds a way to stay positive, even in the most challenging times.  You can find this interview now on Spotify under “The Disability Channel Podcasts”
09:30
March 3, 2021
Disability Den with Host Casey MacKay - With Easter Seals Ontario CEO - Kevin Collins
In this episode of The Disability Den, Casey MacKay chats with Kevin Collins about being the Easter Seals Ontario “Timmy” in 1976 and eventually becoming the President and CEO of Easter Seals Ontario.  Kevin has never let his disability get in the way of anything he does.  You can find this interview now on Spotify under “The Disability Channel Podcasts.”
09:48
March 3, 2021
Disability Den with Host Bret Wills - Rob Snoek
Bret interviews veteran sports broadcaster Rob Snoek. They discuss how he was lucky enough to do play by play for the Oshawa Generals and the Peterbororough Petes of the OHL, If he feels his experience as an athlete for the Canadian Para-Athletics team has aided in his success in his media career and what his favourite moment at the Paralympics either competing or covering the events for the CBC.
19:50
February 24, 2021
Introducing (Un)stop the Story with Unstoppable Tracy
http://unstoppabletracy.com/podcast/
04:49
January 6, 2021
The Disability Channel Presents: The Style Mix With Jo-Anna | Episode 2: Russell Winkelar on Closet Accessibility
Russell Winkelar is a man who is a paraplegic and knows first hand what it’s like to organize clothing while in a wheelchair. In this episode he shares everything from his own tips and tricks to functional style to his fave pieces in his closet! “I have a really big dresser that’s long and short so I can set things on top of it easily…” “It’s nice because it (the closet) already came very accessible for me. I’ve got bars that are low so it’s not all reaching up high...and it’s a nice open space. I keep it clear and accessible for all the parts I use.” -Russell Winkelar
44:20
December 15, 2020
The Disability Channel Presents: The Style Mix With Jo-Anna | Episode 3: Fashion Forward at CNIB with Keya Osborne
Keya Osborne has made big moves with her Fashion Forward Program at CNIB and we discuss style, fashion and much more. Keya surprises and inspires as she serves up words of wisdom. For those interested to learn more or take part in the workshops please reach out to her personally at keya.osborne@cnib.ca "I wanted to create something that wasn’t traditionally offered and catered to the sight loss community. Within the Fashion Forward Program we have styling sessions...fashion trends per season, and even tapped into some diversity and inclusion…” -Keya Osborne 
35:09
December 15, 2020
The Disability Channel Presents: The Style Mix With Jo-Anna | Episode 1: Wheelchair Fashion with Model Anthony Lou
This is one aspect of adaptable fashion explained by Anthony Lou, a model who uses a wheelchair and poses for the likes of wheelchair fashion designer Izzy Camilleri (izzycamilleri.com). Lou speaks about his connection with the designer and touches on inclusivity in fashion from the perspective of someone in a wheelchair. “If I had to meet a fashion designer to speak with, then it’d be (just exactly what Izzy is doing now), making pants for an L frame; sitting in a wheelchair all the time.” -Anthony Lou
25:17
December 15, 2020
Disability Den - with Cohort #1 of The Introduction to Accessible Content Production Program
Introduction to Accessible Content Production program is outlined here by host and  lead Digital Media Facilitator Lizz Noble. Students talk about highlights from the program. This program is offered by Mohawk College in partnership with Owlware ltd. and The Disability Channel.
10:24
December 7, 2020
Disability Den - with Host Ryan Jeffrey
A podcast hosted and prepared by a  member of our Introduction to Accessible Media Production cohort from Mohawk College Ryan Jeffrey Edited by: Ryan Jeffrey Produced by: The Disability Channel. This podcast will explore the label of disability and how it impacts and shapes people's lives. From young children to senior citizens, permanently to temporary or situational; visible and invisible. Navigating this label is vastly different depending on who you ask. www.thedisabilitychannel.ca TDC Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheDisabilityChannel TDC Twitter - twitter.com/TDChannel1 Become a Patreon Supporter! -https://www.patreon.com/TheDisabilityChannel TDC Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thedisabilitychannel #showcasingAbilities #disabilitiesAwareness #theDisabilityChannel #showcasingAbilities #disabilitiesAwareness #theDisabilityChannel Message
19:01
December 3, 2020
TDC - Podcasts Episode 1 With Host Joel Sebestyen
Host Joel Sebestyen interviews a 1-to-1 respite worker in the community.   Podcast produced by: The Disability Channel   www.thedisabilitychannel.ca  TDC Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheDisabilit...TDC Twitter - https://twitter.com/TDChannel1Become a Patreon Supporter! -https://www.patreon.com/TheDisability...TDC Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thedisabili... #showcasingAbilities #disabilitiesAwareness #theDisabilityChannel #showcasingAbilities #disabilitiesAwareness #theDisabilityChannel
23:27
November 25, 2020
TDC - Podcasts Episode 2 With Hosts Fedor Tcherkachine & Joel Sebestyen
A podcast hosted and prepared by two members of our Digital Venture's cohort from Brands for Canada, Joel Sebestyen & Fedor Tcherkachine Edited by: Fedor Tcherkachine Featuring: Filomena Farace, Nan Marks, Denzil Barker, Andrew Rooney Produced by: The Disability Channel    www.thedisabilitychannel.ca  TDC Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheDisabilit...TDC Twitter - https://twitter.com/TDChannel1Become a Patreon Supporter! -https://www.patreon.com/TheDisability...TDC Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thedisabili... #showcasingAbilities #disabilitiesAwareness #theDisabilityChannel #showcasingAbilities #disabilitiesAwareness #theDisabilityChannel
35:32
November 25, 2020
Disability Den - with Host Nan Marks on Aging Parents
Brands for Canada participant Nan Marks interviews Filomena Farace about aging parents and caregiving.  This podcast is produced by The Disability Channel   www.thedisabilitychannel.ca  TDC Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheDisabilit...TDC Twitter - https://twitter.com/TDChannel1Become a Patreon Supporter! -https://www.patreon.com/TheDisability...TDC Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thedisabili... #showcasingAbilities #disabilitiesAwareness #theDisabilityChannel #showcasingAbilities #disabilitiesAwareness #theDisabilityChannel
16:03
November 25, 2020