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.
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!
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.
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.
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"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.