The Traipsin’ Global On Wheels Podcast Hour is dedicated to being a definitive resource for new insights and perspectives in disability advocacy, fitness and health, and accessible travel. Our mission is to build a community of healthy, global-minded, and informed advocates willing to take on both emerging and age-old issues within disability rights. Each week on our podcast, we interview someone with a disability or someone whose work advances the disability rights movement locally and internationally.
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The power of inclusive play in advancing disability rights with Jill Moore
Jill Moore shares with us her incredible story and involvement in inclusive play. She explains how inclusive play has shaped her life and made her this amazing confident woman who continuously seeks to empower others and normalize their disabilities.
The plight of people with psychosocial disabilities in Australia with Piers Gooding
Piers tells us about the origins of his passion for disability advocacy and activism work, he also shares his proudest achievements as a
disability advocate and elaborates on the importance of the UN CRPD for the global disability community.
Including People with Disabilities in Politics with Steve Bartlett
In this podcast episode Steve Bartlett tells us more about working in congress. He then share with us about his knowledge in finance with a focus on people with disabilities. Steve also discusses with us the importance of including people with disabilities in the political sphere.
Understanding disability advocacy in Australia with Prof. Jennifer Smith-Merry
In this podcast, Jennifer shares with us her passion and her disability advocacy work but, more than that, she explains to us in more detail about the disability advocacy work done in Australia by the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the Centre for Disability Research and Policy. She explains how it all helps the disability community.
ending the violence against people with disabilities in Australia with Commissioner Alastair McEwin
In this podcast episode Alastair shares with us about the work of the Royal Commission and the goal of its establishment. Alastair also explains to us his mission and his goals as a commissioner for the disability royal commission as well as his achievements as a disability advocate.
How to create durable and safe wheelchairs for primitive terrain with Ralf Hotchkiss
Host Ming Canaday interviews Ralf Hotchkiss, an inventor and engineer who founded Whirlwind Wheelchair, a company devoted to making better, more reliable wheelchairs for individuals with disabilities in the developing world. Ralf and Ming also touch on how certain characteristics of the western world wheelchairs make them less reliable and more dependent on integrated infrastructure.
Great way to learn!
This Podcast show us different approaches about disabilities hearing great stories from amazing people around the globe. Also is an excellent way to learn about disabilities and how they deal with different situations like traveling. For me, it has been a great experience because it is teaching me another way to view the disabilities, how to be useful in some situations and that still we need to do a lot to be equality... Ming id a great ambassador and advocacy for Disabled who I personally admire! Congrats for this job and I invite you to learn and to be more inclusive!