92 episodes

A weekly journey into the galaxies of accessibility, diversity, and inclusion. Looking at current events and speaking with people who are changing the game in all realms of accessibility, diversity, and inclusion.

The Access Champions Podcast Philip Dallmann

    • Society & Culture

A weekly journey into the galaxies of accessibility, diversity, and inclusion. Looking at current events and speaking with people who are changing the game in all realms of accessibility, diversity, and inclusion.

    Episode Ninety Two: Critical Captioning with AppTek

    Episode Ninety Two: Critical Captioning with AppTek

    This week we sit down with the Chief Revenue Office of AppTek, Mike Veronis. We chat about AppTek’s 30+ year track record with automated speech recognition and the strides they’ve made technologically. Learn about their collaboration with Gallaudet University and the relationship and commitment they’ve created to and with the d/Deaf community. Hear/Read how they are striving to set standards of captioning while identifying the gaps where the hearing loss community is not being considered. All of that and more on this week’s episode of The Access Champions Podcast!

    Consider supporting us for just $1/month and help us be the most accessible and inclusive podcast in the galaxy! www.patreon.com/accesschampions

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    Transcript: https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/Episode92Transcript
    (Sponsored by c2 Captioning http://c2net.org/ )

    AppTek:
    https://www.apptek.com/post/ensuring-equal-content-accessibility-for-the-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing

    https://www.apptek.com/

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    • 32 min
    Episode Ninety One: Juggling Inclusion with The Big Apple Circus

    Episode Ninety One: Juggling Inclusion with The Big Apple Circus

    This week we run away to the circus with The Big Apple Circus’s Director of Community Programs, Lisa Lewis. We chat about her journey as a teacher and a clown and how ASL was her entry way into accessibility. Learn how Big Apple’s Circus of the Senses began and how it has evolved. Listen/Read how Lisa and Phil met working on their autism-friendly performances and how much Phil loves the circus. Finally we chat about their fascinating new program, Dinner in the Dark. All of that and more on this week’s episode of The Access Champions Podcast!

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    Transcript: https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/Episode91Transcript
    (Sponsored by c2 Captioning http://c2net.org/ )

    Big Apple Circus: https://bigapplecircus.com/

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    • 24 min
    Episode Ninety: Disability Is Cool with The Access Gallery

    Episode Ninety: Disability Is Cool with The Access Gallery

    This week we have our ACTUAL final episode from the 2019 LEAD Pop-Up Studio with Denver based organization, Access Gallery. One last time our Assoc. Producer Ms Kelsey Rose Brown sits down with some of the Gallery’s artists and their Associate Director Cris Ciani. Listen/Read about the different mediums the artists work in and the organization’s mission creating artistic and economic opportunities for the community. Learn how they strive to make disability cool. We also welcome this week our new Assoc. Producer Alie B. Gorrie and our new Champion Artist Justin Campbell. All of that and more on this week’s episode of The Access Champions Podcast sponsored by The Borne Dance Company!

    Consider supporting us for just $1/month and help us be the most accessible and inclusive podcast in the galaxy! www.patreon.com/accesschampions

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    Transcript: https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/Episode90Transcript
    (Sponsored by c2 Captioning http://c2net.org/ )

    Access Gallery: https://www.accessgallery.org/

    Borne Dance Company: https://www.bornedance.com/home


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    • 19 min
    Episode Eighty Nine: Humans are Humans are Humans with ARTZ Philadelphia

    Episode Eighty Nine: Humans are Humans are Humans with ARTZ Philadelphia

    This week we sit down with Founder and Executive Director of ARTZ Philadelphia, Susan Shifrin. We chat about how her journey into dementia focused access launched at a small college museum with a persistent social worker and what chord it struck with her. Learn how she worked with Artists For Alzheimer’s and the groundwork they helped her lay. Listen/Read how ARTZ Philadelphia has grown with partners such as the Woodmere Art Museum and how programming has expanded to support care partners as well. And of course we dive into the common humanity that drives it all. All of that and more on this week’s episode of The Access Champions Podcast sponsored by ABLE: A Series!

    Consider supporting us for just $1/month and help us be the most accessible and inclusive podcast in the galaxy! www.patreon.com/accesschampions

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    Transcript: https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/Episode89Transcript
    (Sponsored by c2 Captioning http://c2net.org/ )

    ARTZ Philly: https://www.artzphilly.org
    Press:https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/phillyvoice
    https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/JeffersonEdu
    https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/phillyinquirer

    ABLE: https://www.ableaseries.com/

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    • 37 min
    Episode Eighty Eight: Mr. Elliott’s Wild Inclusive Ride

    Episode Eighty Eight: Mr. Elliott’s Wild Inclusive Ride

    Buckle up Inclusion Believers and get ready for a wild ride with advocate and author, Jonathan Elliott. Learn about how his journey began at Princeton University’s Summer Theatre creating unintentionally inclusive TYA plays about badgers and flamingos. Hear/Read about his time at our shared alma mater George Mason University, his time of personal discovery working with the Episcopal Diocese in New Jersey, and how a stubbed toe changed his journey. Follow along as Jonathan navigates the world of amputation, building community, and officiating an incredible amount of weddings. All of that and more on this week’s episode of The Access Champions Podcast sponsored by The Amateur Detective Club!

    Consider supporting us for just $1/month and help us be the most accessible and inclusive podcast in the galaxy! www.patreon.com/accesschampions

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    Articles written by Jonathan:
    https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/NYTOfficiantsStory
    https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/GuardianChristianityStory
    https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/GuardianDiabetesStory

    Jonathan’s Website: http://newguyatthetable.com/

    Amateur Detective Club: https://www.patreon.com/ADCPod

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    • 49 min
    Episode Eighty Seven: Wine, Cheese, and Accessibility with MoMa

    Episode Eighty Seven: Wine, Cheese, and Accessibility with MoMa

    This week we sit down with Francesca Rosenberg and Lara Schweller from The Museum of Modern Art or as it is affectionately known, The MoMa. We chat about the organization’s early forays into inclusion helping veterans with The War Veterans Art Center and how the experiences Francesca had at Art Beyond Sight and joining MAC influenced some of the programming she launched. Listen/read about the staff training they’ve designed using first person accounts from individuals with disabilities and their experiences in the museum. Learn about Create Ability and how participants have grown as the program has grown. And of course how wine and cheese can bring us all together. All of that and more on this week’s episode of The Access Champions Podcast sponsored by The Amateur Detective Club!

    Consider supporting us for just $1/month and help us be the most accessible and inclusive podcast in the galaxy! www.patreon.com/accesschampions

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    Transcript :https://link.accesschampionspodcast.org/Episode87Transcript
    (Sponsored by c2 Captioning http://c2net.org/ )

    MoMa:https://www.moma.org/
    https://www.moma.org/visit/accessibility/

    Amateur Detective Club: https://www.patreon.com/ADCPod

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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

Megan1216 ,

Fantastic!

Throughly enjoy listening. Such great insight and perspective from people that are truly making a difference!

kelseyrosebrown ,

Love!

Arts access can sometimes feel like an isolated interest. Access Champions brings awesome people right into my morning commute!

thefeinstein ,

Awesome

Great podcast - lovely to here leaders in the accessibility and inclusion field talk about their work breaking down the walls. Loved episode one with Aliza & Alison. Rock!

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