56 episodes

Brad Gabrielson is an advocate for people with disabilities and brand ambassador for Roll-A-Ramp. He shares his experiences living with Cerebral Palsy and being a wheelchair user, and how he learned to thrive with a disability, because it's no big deal.

Living With a Disability - No Big Deal‪!‬ Roll-A-Ramp

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Brad Gabrielson is an advocate for people with disabilities and brand ambassador for Roll-A-Ramp. He shares his experiences living with Cerebral Palsy and being a wheelchair user, and how he learned to thrive with a disability, because it's no big deal.

    S3 Ep9: Special Olympics North Dakota Part 2

    S3 Ep9: Special Olympics North Dakota Part 2

    Special Olympics works to spread compassion and acceptance in a way that can unite the world. The goal is to awaken everyone to each person's common humanity. Special Olympics offers a wide range of training sessions, competitions, health screenings and fundraising events. They also create opportunities for families, community members, local leaders, businesses, law enforcement, celebrities, dignitaries and others to band together to change attitudes and support athletes. Special Olympics North Dakota receives no federal funding. In this episode, Victor Meza III, Developemnt Director of SOND is back to share how they put the FUN in fundraising. 

    • 47 min
    S3 Ep8: Special Olympics North Dakota Part 1

    S3 Ep8: Special Olympics North Dakota Part 1

    Special Olympics is a global movement of people creating a new world of inclusion and community, where every single person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is tackling the inactivity, stigma, isolation, and injustice that people with intellectual disabilities (ID) face. Since 1968, Special Olympics has been spreading the message: people with intellectual disabilities can-and will-succeed when given the opportunity.Guests today from Special Olympics North Dakota are Nancy Hanson, President/CEO and Victor Meza III, Developement Director to talk about the organization postiive impacts on the community of participants. 

    • 48 min
    S3 Ep7: Discussing Winter Paralympics

    S3 Ep7: Discussing Winter Paralympics

    The 2022 Winter Paralympics just wrapped up! On today's episode Brad Gabrielson and Greg Moll discuss some highlights of the 2022 Winter Paralympics in China. 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    S3 Ep1: Sensory Friendly

    S3 Ep1: Sensory Friendly

    Sensory-Friendly, the story of one couple's wedding where each was living with a neurodivergent condition. She has autism, and the bridegroom is autistic and has ADHD. This is the story of their wedding and the things they put in place to assure a stress-free day they could enjoy and cherish. Sensory-friendly is a term that describes an environment free from triggers that may adversely affect someone who may be dealing with a condition where it can be triggered by any number of things.

    • 54 min
    S2 Ep26: Season Two Recap

    S2 Ep26: Season Two Recap

    Season 2 Episode 26: And that's a wrap! Thank you for following along in season 2 of our show.  Today Brad and Greg talk through highlights of each episode this year. Stay tuned for more fun as we prepare for season three in 2022!  

    • 53 min
    S2 Ep25: 4 Paws for Ability

    S2 Ep25: 4 Paws for Ability

    Season 2 Episode 25:  4 Paws for Ability is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to place quality service dogs with children with disabilities and veterans who have lost use of limbs or hearing, and educate the public regarding use of service dogs in public places. Enriching the lives of people with disabilities by placing life changing service dogs worldwide. 4 Paws envisions a world where people with disabilities can realize their full potential one service dog at a time.
    This podcast will cover the types of clients they serve, including providing service animals to children; something that was not provided when the founder found out by being rejected over and over again.  One of her goals was to make the animals available for children too; with a team concept:  parent, child, service dog.

    • 55 min

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