Ripple Effects: Travelers with Disabilities Abroad is a podcast brought to you by Mobility International USA, where we listen to the vivid stories from people with disabilities going abroad and the positive impact these experiences have on shifting ideas of what is possible.
A Free and Appropriate Education in Mongolia
When Annie Tulkin went to teach English in rural Mongolia, she was not expecting to teach students with disabilities, and yet when she got there she found students with and without disabilities going to the same school, and to the same classes, and things just worked.
The Connection between Assistive Tech and Japanese Buddhist Epistemology
Assistive technology is any technology that can assist us to reach our goals, such as volunteering or studying abroad. Mark Bookman not only utilized assistive technology during his times in Japan, he also discovered an interest in developing his own AT solution, and we got to spend episode 5 talking about where he sees it going.
Insiders Advice on Studying Abroad with Your College
Get a better sense of how to study abroad with Suzanne Sears of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Teneisha Ellis of the University of Northern Colorado from this conversation in which they shared tips on how to approach your study abroad and disability service offices while taking charge of your exchange experience.
Third-Party Providers Might be the Way to Go
In episode 3, Justin spoke with Maritheresa Frain and Morgan Reiss from the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) to get a sense of when it is best to choose a third-party provider.
Universities like DU Want You to Go Abroad
Description: If you have a disability, your college wants you to study abroad. In this episode, Justin talks with Stephanie Roberts and Chuck Eade of Denver University about how your college benefits when you study abroad, as well as the work that institutions like DU are doing to make their programs more accessible.
Disabled People are Diverse and Diversity is Key
In episode 1, Justin talks with Trixie Cordoba, Associate Director of Diversity Abroad and Juanita Lillie, President of Abroad with Disabilities about the uniquely distinct work that we do to make international exchange better for everyone.
Very engaging and impactful
Amazing program! Highly entertaining and I learned a lot. I will be sharing this great resource with my students. Thanks for the important work that you do.