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The Disability Law Center's cable television program, "The Disability Connection" is an informative, one half hour live call-in program.

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The Disability Law Center's cable television program, "The Disability Connection" is an informative, one half hour live call-in program.

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    Disability Connection - February 2020

    Disability Connection - February 2020

    Executive Director, Marlene Sallo, joins Walter Noons to discuss the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census amd how important it is for persons with disabilities to be counted.

    • 25 min
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    Disability Connection - December 2019

    Disability Connection - December 2019

    Kristen McCosh, City of Boston Disability Commissioner & ADA Title II Coordinator, and host, Walter Noons, discuss Boston’s ten-year plan to make the city and its services accessible for residents and visitors with disabilities.

    • 26 min
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    Disability Connection - October 2019

    Disability Connection - October 2019

    Host, Walter Noons, discusses Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) with Enid Watson, FASD State Coordinator from the Institute for Heath and Recovery,  Elaine “Laine” Elias, a parent of an young adult with FASD, and her son, Sasha Paterson, a young adult with FASD.

    • 25 min
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    Disability Connection - August 2019

    Disability Connection - August 2019

    DLC Attorney Hillary Dunn Stanisz discusses the importance of clients being served at Day Habilitation programs having access to the community as a way to achieve greater independence  with host, Walter Noons.

    • 23 min
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    Disability Connection - Summer 2019

    Disability Connection - Summer 2019

    Evan George, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at the MA Office on Disability joined DLC attorney Svetlana Uimenkova to talk about Emergency Preparedness as it applied to Persons with Disabilities or Individuals Requiring Additional Assistance.  Discussion centered around the available resources to overcome the most common barriers faced by persons with disabilities in emergency situations.  Evan described how to organize a “Go to Bag”  - an emergency preparedness tool that may be prepared by individuals and their families.  

    • 25 min
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    Disability Connection - April 2019

    Disability Connection - April 2019

    Patrick Gleason and Nathanial Trull of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center at UMASS Medical School discuss Emergency Preparedness for persons with disabilities with host, Walter Noons.

    • 25 min

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