Tag Archives: Josh Elwood

Fighting Normalcy – Interview with Jonathan Mooney

July 2, 2021, 2:30 pm PDT, KPFA Radio Jonathan Mooney tried to fit into the box of normalcy.  It cost him his education, his sense of self, his friendships and nearly his life.  In his opinion, “Normal Sucks.” Jonathan lives … Continue reading

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Stuttering with Bailey Levis

Listen (29 min) Stuttering is caused by differences in the brain and there’s no cure for it.  What there is is significant stigma and judgment from others. Yet. . .   All the same. . . Bailey Levis says he … Continue reading

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Disability: The Best and Worst of 2017

Listen (29 min.) Jacob Lesner-Buxton joins our crew for 30 minutes of analysis and reflection on the events of 2017 for people with disabilities. Some topics: 1. U.S. involved wars cause death and disability in Afghanistan, Mexico, Syria, Iraq, Yemen … Continue reading

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Country Western Musicians with Disabilities

Listen, 28 min Most listeners of contemporary popular music don’t know that the legendary Hank Williams, the singer songwriter of “Your Cheatin’ Heart,” was affected by spinal bifida.  Williams’ spinal problem likely had serious consequences for his private life and … Continue reading

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Developmental Disabilities

LISTEN 29 min After hundreds of years of stigma and exclusion, people with cognitive disabilities are out and about in our communities. Many work at jobs with able-bodied co-workers and live independently, or in small group homes, in many neighborhoods. … Continue reading

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