Your Accessible Life

Your Accessible Life

By Gloria Lepik Corrigan
Practical advice and support for living well with a disability, less-ability or physical challenge.
More places to listen

More places to listen

A Unique Approach to Nutritional Supplements (Episode 14-B-2 )
Diet, and nutrition are major issues for everyone.  They can take on special dimensions when we have new or worsening disabilities or “less-abilities”. In this episode we speak with Mary Twohey and Bob Bouchard of UBee Nutrition about their unique approach to product development and manufacture.
27:09
August 14, 2019
See Something, Say Something (Episode 13-A-6
When we, as people with disabilities or less-abilities, see areas where access is unsafe, and notify those who can correct them, we make our worlds safer for everyone.  Our unique points of view help make us very valuable safety sentinels!
06:13
August 7, 2019
The Accessible Travel Community (Episode 12-E-3)
Travelers with disabilities and "less-abilities"  can learn so much from talking to each other.  In this segment we speak with Josh Grisdale, founder of the Accessible Travel Forum, Accessible Japan and the "Have Disability Will Travel" podcast.  He tells us about how these sharing communities make travel easier for everyone.
23:46
July 31, 2019
Less-abilities - Is this me? (Episode 11-A-5)
So many of us don't like think of our moderate physical challenges as disabilities.  But recognizing them and making needed adjustments can have many benefits.  Seeing them as "less-abilities" may help give the perspective needed to move forward.
06:07
July 24, 2019
Filing for Disability (Episode 10-C-2)
As our new disabilities or less-abilities start to impact daily activities, concerns about work can emerge quickly.  What are our options when we can no longer work?  In this episode, attorney David Lillesand talks about government and private programs and the steps we need to take when "filing for disability"
30:25
July 17, 2019
Un-Driving Lesson (Episode 9-D-1)
As disabilities, less-abilities or other physical challenges make driving more difficult it is helpful to know our options and consider new choices. 
07:53
July 10, 2019
Feelings About Disability (Episode 8-A-4)
There are so many emotions associated with developing a disability or a less-ability.  In this episode we speak with Mona McGregor, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor about these feelings.  And, how they relate to us, personally, and to our family members.
12:24
July 3, 2019
A Trip to Phoenix (Episode 7-E-2 )
In this episode we talk about a trip taken to the Phoenix at the end of May.  We speak with Jen Rosa, special needs certified travel agent about planning a trip like this  And we recap our experiences visiting parks, a museum, a boat trip and old-west towns all with the focus of disability accessibility.
11:13
June 26, 2019
Home Sweet Homes (Episode 6-B-1)
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sets requirements for access to commercial and municipal buildings.  But not private homes.  In this segment we talk about the challenges and rewards of creating the access needed to visit the homes of friends and family.
07:53
June 19, 2019
It's the Law (Episode 5-C-1)
In the US there  are 10 Federal laws governing the rights of individuals with disabilities.  This segment gives overview information about how these laws can help all of us obtain the best access to our world.
07:48
June 12, 2019
We Count (Episode 4-A-3 )
In this episode we look at the available information about prevalence of disabilities and how that is gathered.  We find that disabilities are more common than we thought and people with disabilities really count!
06:12
June 5, 2019
Accessible Traveling (Episode 3-E-1)
In this episode we interview Jen Rosa, Special Needs Certified Travel Agent.  We talk about the value of traveling and travel planning when disabilities, less-abilities or other physical challenges enter our lives.
12:31
May 29, 2019
Life Coaching and Less-abilities (Episode 2-A-2 )
In this episode we interview Coach JoAnne Laflin.  She describes coaching and how it can help people with disabilities, less-abilities or other physical challenges to build their own best lives!
10:40
May 22, 2019
Introduction and Defining Disabilities (Episode 1-A-1)
We welcome you to the Your Accessible Life Podcast.  In this episode we define Disability and Less-ability, describe our new podcast and let you know what it means for you!
05:45
May 14, 2019
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