Disability Connection - April 2018

April 12th, 2018

Host, Walter Noons, is joined by DLC's new Executive Director, Marlene Sallo. Marlene talks about her background, what brought her to DLC, and her vision for the organization.

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Disability Connection - February 2018

February 14th, 2018

Host, Walter Noons interviews Jamie Sabino, Staff Attorney at Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) and Co-Manager of the Civil Legal Aid to Victims of Crime (CLAVC) Initiative. They discuss how persons who have been victims of crime may receive free legal assistance in civil matters, such as eviction, divorce, etc., when the civil matter arises from the crime.

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Disability Connection - December 2017

December 12th, 2017

Host, Walter Noons interviews Interim Executive Director, Florette Willis and Advocate, Daniela Depina of the Multicultural Independent Living Center of Boston. They discuss the services MILCB provides to the community in the areas of Housing, Special Education, Health Care, Employment and Peer Support.   They also talk about the upcoming Holiday Toy Drive.

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Disability Connection - October 2017

October 16th, 2017

Host, Walter Noons, interviews DLC Senior Attorney Svetlana Uimenkova to discuss PABSS (Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security) program. Svetlana explains Work Incentives such as the Ticket to Work program which can help SSI and SSDI beneficiaries return to work while maintaining their benefits.

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Disability Connection - August 2017

August 15th, 2017

Host Walter Noons is joined by Disability Law Center's Senior Staff Attorney, Linda Landry to discuss ABLE savings plans (Achieving a Better Life Experience).  These plans can offer an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to save for disability-related expenses.

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Disability Connection - April 2017

April 24th, 2017

Host Walter Noons interviews Skadden Fellow and DLC Attorney Colleen Shea to discuss “zero tolerance” in schools, the “school to prison pipeline” and how this negatively impacts students with special needs.

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Disability Connection - October 2016

November 14th, 2016

Host, Walter Noons is joined by Desi Forte, Youth Services Manager at Easter Seals of Massachusetts. They discuss her role as overseer of Youth Services Programs for young people with disabilities ages 16 to 21 and the opportunities that they are provided to develop leadership and advocacy skills.

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Disability Connection - June 2016

June 8th, 2016

Host Walter Noons welcomes DLC Attorney and Pike Fellow Caitlyn Byers. They discuss housing laws in Massachusetts and the rights of tenants with disabilities. Topics covered include eviction and reasonable accommodation.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

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Disability Connection - April 2016

April 13th, 2016

Host Christine Griffin interviews Sue Rorke, Information Specialist at the MetroWest Center for Independent Living.  They discuss the importance of voting for persons with disabilities, and the REV UP Campaign.  http://revupma.org/wp/<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


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Disability Connection - February 2016

February 16th, 2016

Guests Jonathan O’Dell and Stefanie Farrell from the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing demonstrate various Assistive Technology devices designed to help individuals remain independent and safe in their homes.

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    The Disability Law Center's cable television program, "Disability Connection" is an informative, one half hour live call-in program. We cover a wide variety of issues important to the Disability Community. The show airs live every other month on the Boston Neighborhood Network. Rebroadcasts are shown as a normal part of the station program rotation
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