The Accessibility Corner show airs every Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12 NOON on Dialogue Radio Network.
The host of the show is George Zavala a disability rights advocate. He has been visually impaired since birth but this hasn’t stopped him from achieving his goals!
He serves on the following committee(s)/boards(s):
City of El Paso Accessibility Advisory Committee
City of El Paso Citizens Advisory Committee for the Mass Transit Board
Board of Directors for the Arc of El Paso
Board of Directors for Volar CIL
WTET Steering committee for the Metropolitan Planning Organization
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We discussed mental health diagnosis and our experience with anxiety. We played an enlightening speech from Matthew Williams and how he has benefited from participating in the Special Olympics and we listened to an awesome song in honor of Autism Awareness month.
In this episode we talked to Lawrence E. Brown III a talented jazz percussionist and music producer. We also discussed his involvement with the San Francisco’s Lighthouse for the Blind Enchantment Camp for visually impaired and blind children. O Yea, did I mention that this gentleman is visually impaired.
We talked to members from Desert ADAPT about their upcoming fundraiser and we also talked to Patricia Chew an incumbent for Probate Court #1 on how she address the needs of people with disabilities appearing in her court.
We talked to attorney Jennifer Coulter about the Disability Integration Act, the Empowerment Care Act, HR 620 and the misconception of who actually can qualify for Medicate and much more.
We talked to Bryan Mena from EPCC’s Student Government Association about Super Thursday ACCESS 2018. We also talked with Julio Perez ADA Coordinator for the City of El Paso about the City’s ADA Transition Plan and much more. Finally but not least, we talked to Martha Chew from Volar CIL about their Lending Closet program.
We talked some politics along with discussing the Disability Integration Act (DIA) and HR 620.
We talked about his background and of course accessibility.
We discussed the recent findings from the federal government of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) encouraging school district to cap services for students with disabilities.
We talked about the Independent Living Skills program available at Volar CIL and how someone qualifies for these services.
We talked to Veronica Escobar former County Judge and candidate for Congressional District 16.
We talked to retired City Representatives Lily Limon and Desert Storm veteran David Nevarez.
We talked with the “Peoples” Mayor Oscar Leeser and the ADA Coordinator for the City of El Paso Julio Perez.
The Accessibility Corner show will have a segment to announce organizations information such as meetings date & time or if you would like to be on our show please complete the form on our contact us page.
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