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AT Banter Episode 270 – Ableism Part 2

Rob, Lis, Steve, and Ryan welcome fellow podcasters and advocates Amy Amantea and Shawn Marsolais for the second part of an epic roundtable discussion on ableism, specifically the notion of “inspiration porn”. Inspiration porn is a term coined by Australian disability advocate Stella Young and refers to the age old notion of the exploitation of people with disabilities. We discuss the origins, talk about its impact on everyday lives, the fine line that exists between teachable moments and personal space, and much more.

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Limitless Podcast

Accessing Art with Amy

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AT Banter Episode 269 – Jeff Wissel

This week the AT Banter gang talks with Jeff Wissel, Chief Accessibility Officer at Disability:IN. They discuss organization’s mandate, the importance of inclusive hiring practices and how many large corporations have started setting the standards for inclusion, accessibility, and diversity.

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Disability: IN

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AT Banter Episode 268 – Adam Wilton Returns

How did you spend World Braille Day 2022? Well if you were the cast of the AT Banter Podcast, you spent it welcoming braille teacher, enthusiast, and manager of the Provincial Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired Adam Wilton back to the show! It’s been over 5 years since he was on last and was our very first guest on the podcast talking about the importance of braille education and the state of braille – and we’re excited to have him back!

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Braille Literacy Canada

Braille Zoomers Program

6 Ways to Become a Supportive Ally to Braille Readers – Daily Hive