Disability Rap

Series produced by KVMR

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Monthly 30min show covering current and emerging issues facing people with disabilities in California and across the United States.

Disability Rap is produced by KVMR Nevada City in partnership with the FREED Center for Independent Living. We cover current and emerging issues facing people with disabilities in California and across the United States. Hosted by Carl Sigmond and Carly Pacheco. New episodes released the first Monday of the month.


25 Pieces

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On today’s show, we focus on resources here in California for people who are unable to speak or whose speech may be difficult to understand. Throug...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2022
  • Length: 29:57
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On today's show, we're joined by Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Andi Mudryk, the first openly transgender person in California history to b...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2022
  • Length: 28:55
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A conversation on disability Pride with Ana Acton and Kim Rutledge of the California Department of Rehabilitation.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Jul 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Vance talks with us about the intersection of personal preparedness and community resilience and about the future of disaster management.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2022
  • Length: 29:58
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We speak with disability advocates around the country, examining the state of voting accessibility and the implications of laws that attempt to res...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2022
  • Length: 30:02
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Filmmakers and advocates Samuel and Dan Habib join us to talk about their film, My Disability Roadmap, and Samuel’s transition from high school to ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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DOR’s Joe Xavier and former Rep. Tony Coelho on the legacy and future of the ADA.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2022
  • Length: 29:55
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A look at the 8.7 percent increase in all Social Security payments starting this month, and the expansion of who is eligible for Medi-Cal here in C...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2023
  • Length: 29:58
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We’re joined by Dan and Viola Dwyer, creators of The Ginchiest to talk about the personal side of receiving caregiving services, and how they see r...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Mar 02, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We mark National Disability Awareness Month with a conversation about self-acceptance and disability pride.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Mar 06, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Vance talks with us about the intersection of personal preparedness and community resilience and about the future of disaster management.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2023
  • Length: 30:01
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Greg Marshall's coming out journey, first as gay, and later as disabled after discovering in his thirties that he has CP

  • Added: Jul 03, 2023
  • Length: 28:58
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Andrew shares his technique to foster welcoming and inclusive communities through embodiment practices and group discussion.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Aug 05, 2023
  • Length: 29:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Jennifer Gasner discusses her new book, "My Unexpected Life: Finding Balance Beyond My Diagnosis."

  • Added: Sep 04, 2023
  • Length: 29:59
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Michai shares how segregated education shaped her perceptions of disability and why we need more disabled politicians.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Oct 02, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We speak to a plaintiff and an attorney in the case.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Much more than a beauty queen, Candis is on a mission to bring equitable inclusion to all communities.

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2023
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Authors on the intersectionality of disability identity, and forging community through the written word.

  • Added: Dec 13, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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Dr. Alexander on his journey from a polio inpatient to Chief of Rehabilitative Services at duPont Hospital.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2024
  • Length: 30:01
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The creators of The Ginchiest are back with more relationship advice on this Valentine's Day.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2024
  • Length: 29:54