Dialogue on Disability

Connections: Dialogue on Disability - "Invisible" disabilities

We conclude our Dialogue on Disability Week with a conversation about "invisible" disabilities. Our guests share the challenges they face living with...
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Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:51am
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Affordable, accessible housing continues to elude people with disabilities

Some 2,000 Rochester area residents with disabilities are in need of housing. And that number only reflects individuals who get services through one...
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Thu, 01/11/2018 - 7:02am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability-Adaptive sports

Our Dialogue on Disability Week continues with a conversation about adaptive sports. According to the CDC, nearly half of adults with disabilities ages...
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Thu, 01/11/2018 - 5:36am
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The Rebound documentary on wheelchair basketball comes to Rochester

The independence that sports can bring to people with disabilities is something that is explored in a documentary about a wheelchair basketball team...
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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:51am
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Agency wants to inspire more people with autism to travel

Nicole and Chris Thibault dreamed of having a family of avid travelers. And when they had their first son, Tristan, they started making that dream come...
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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 6:29am
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Connections: Dialogue on Disability: A look at autism research and care in 2018

We begin 2018's Dialogue on Disability Week with a conversation about autism. New research published in JAMA indicates that the rates of autism spectrum...
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Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:52am
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Happy New Year!

I hope your holidays were shared with family and friends and that you are looking forward to 2018. One of our wishes for the New Year is to help build a more inclusive community by inspiring and motivating people to embrace different abilities of all people.

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Connections: How the media covers the murders of people with disabilities by caregivers

We discuss a difficult, often grim, but vital issue this hour: when people with disabilities are murdered by their caregivers or family members....
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Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:59pm
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Connections: How "self-direction" enables people with disabilities to live more independent lives

An emerging model called self-direction is enabling people with disabilities to live more independent lives. Self-directed individuals choose where they...
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Fri, 10/27/2017 - 1:31pm
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Join us as we celebrate people of all abilities and promote a more inclusive community

We kick off our annual Dialogue on Disability initiative this week with our good friends Al Sigl Community of Agencies. For more than a decade we have provided special programs that spotlight the abilities of people with disabilities and encourage community dialogue about the vital role inclusion plays in our community.

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