Monthly Archives: August 2009

Wildfires, Earthquakes, and Hurricanes, oh my…

Are people with disabilities ready for a disaster? Listen to program. 29 min We talk to Ana-Marie Jones and Tracy Baker of Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disaster (CARD) about how to prepare. Karla Gilbride, of Disability Rights Advocates, a Berkeley … Continue reading

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Settling for Defeat?

Listen to the show 28 minutes UPDATE: 9-23-09 Has a private attorney (with the cooperation of just three people with disabilities) gone too far in concocting an unusual class action settlement agreement affecting fourteen cities in Contra Costa? The proposed … Continue reading

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Smoke and Vaporizers —

Medical Marijuana and Disability Listen to program The fascinating intersection between disability and medical marijuana. Guests:Bill Fold aka the man who replaced his anti-depressant, Wellbutrin, with medical marijuana. photo: Steve Howdyshell, a gulf war vet who liveswith the multiple … Continue reading

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Correction-SSI Cuts

There is a reduction in SSI/SSP grants in this California Budget. On Friday’s program we said that SSI had gotten a pass. However, starting October 1, 2009, SSI/SSP will cut $5-per-month from individuals and cut couples to the federal minimum. … Continue reading

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