Disability Media and Podcasts

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Pushing Limits on KPFA Radio (multiple listening options) 2:30 PM Pacific Time: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays and Pushing Limits website

A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public. Pushing Limits advances the voices of people who live with disabilities. It is produced by a collective of media makers and activists who themselves live with disability.

Phil and Simon Show (Free iTunes Podcast)

We explore debate and have some fun discussing the issues that affect disabled people.

BBC Ouch! (Downloadable MP3 podcast)

Interviews and discussion with a personal and often humorous touch. With guest presenters plus Kate Monaghan and the Ouch blog team. Ouch is available exclusively online and goes out every week.

Stories from the brainreels (Embedded audio & Downloadable MP3 podcast)

focuses on interviews with disabled artists and activists and occasionally people who work with people with disabilities. We also talk about disability arts and culture news.

Handicap This! (Embedded audio & Downloadable MP3 podcast)

Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach started the Handicap This Podcast in a way to provide a resource to the special needs community. A resource that through entertaining methods could educate and empower! The latter today’s guest knows well. Dubbed “The Strength Coach,” Greg Smith helps others identify their own strengths, empowering them to live more fulfilling lives. Listen in as Mike and Tim welcome The Strength Coach Greg Smith to the Handicap This Podcast.

Criptiques (Embedded audio) (Link may be down)

Criptiques is a groundbreaking anthology of disabled writers exploring the provocative sides of disability.

Gimphacks (Embedded audio & Downloadable MP3 podcast)

Because disability is no laughing matter. Except when it is. And then, it’s freakin’ hilarious.

Job Accommodation Network (Embedded audio)

JAN provides access to podcasts featuring JAN staff. Educate yourself, management, and other employees on disability etiquette, assistive technologies, management techniques, and the latest on accommodations and the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each podcast has an associated transcript.

Stuff You Missed In History (Embedded audio & Downloadable MP3 podcast)

Disabled Sexuality (Embedded Audio Podcast)

People with disabilities are frequently erased from conversations about sexuality because of deeply ingrained stereotypes and marginalizing assumptions. Cristen and Caroline look at where these desexualizing tropes came from and their very real consequences.

Pre-recorded Webinars, Video Casts and More

Tuesdays with Liz (Embedded video series)

‘Tuesdays with Liz’ is a weekly video series highlighting current issues in disability policy. It is hosted by Liz Weintraub, a long-time disability advocate, and produced by AUCD.

Joyce Bender’s Disability Matters (Embedded audio/radio)

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

Nick Walker (Youtube channel) (Blog)

an Autistic author, speaker, educator, transdisciplinary scholar, and martial artist.