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Disability Garrison – Episode 10: Barriers to Self-Determination with Judy Mark
In this episode, hear from Judy Mark, President of Disability Voices United (DVU). Learn the basics of self-determination and the progress made in California.
March 29, 2022
Disability Garrison – Episode 09: The Americans with Disabilities Act with Tony Coelho
Join Michael and Holly as they talk with the Honorable Tony Coelho, primary author of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Tony discusses his experience with the ADA in depth. The conversation covers the highs, lows, and progress yet to be made.
February 22, 2022
Disability Garrison – Episode 08: Shaping the ADA with Tony Coelho (I Can Series Part 3)
When faced with hardships, Tony Coelho found purpose through helping others. Join Michael and Holly in this discussion about how it all led to him authoring the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
February 15, 2022
Disability Garrison – Episode 07: Speaking Up with Tony Coelho (I Can Series Part 2)
Being diagnosed with epilepsy changed everything for Tony Coelho. He learned to find his voice, and became a voice for others in the process. Tune in to hear him tell Holly and Michael about the time he went off-script when meeting the Pope.
February 8, 2022
Disability Garrison – Episode 06: Discovering Disability Identity with Tony Coelho (I Can Series Part 1)
Tony Coelho talks about his upbringing and experience with epilepsy. From cattle farms to witch doctors, hear how his childhood helped shape civil rights in the United States.
February 1, 2022
Disability Garrison – Episode 05: Subminimum Wage with Serena Lowe and Sunny Cefaratti
Join Michael and Holly as they discuss subminimum wage with Serena Lowe and Sunny Cefaratti. Sunny gives her account of the years she spent in a sheltered workshop making less than minimum wage.
December 28, 2021
In-Home Care Options When You Don’t Qualify for Medicaid
COVID’s taught us that nursing homes and traditional care facilities might not be the safest options any longer. So, it often comes down to this burning question: My loved one doesn’t qualify for Medicaid, but they can’t afford private care—what do I do?
December 21, 2021
How Better State and FMS Partnerships Benefit All in Emergencies
We’re always stronger when we work and stand together. And this is especially true when it comes to partnerships between States and FMS providers.
December 13, 2021
How Referring for In-Home Services Can Lead to Better Outcomes
Many case managers aren't given the information they need to submit referrals for self-direction. Here's an overview on self-direction to get you up to speed.
December 7, 2021