AT Banter Episode 252 – Andrew Gurza

Rob and Ryan welcome Disability Awareness Consultant and podcaster Andrew Gurza to the show this week, in an episode so spicy and forward that we had to put a disclaimer at the beginning of the episode! It’s a three-way conversation about everything from sex and disability to the state of disability advocacy in an episode you won’t want to miss!

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Andrew Gurza Online

Disability After Dark

CBC Documentary on Andrew

AT Banter Episode 251 – What’s My Pronoun?

The conversation around pronouns and their importance has been at the heart of conversations about inclusion lately, but for some people it can be hard to understand. This week Rob and Ryan sit down with Dennis Baron, Professor of Linguistics and English at the University of Illinois and author of the book “What’s Your Pronoun: Beyond He and She” to give some context and understanding of the current discourse, as well as a historical perspective.  

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What’s Your Pronoun: Beyond He and She

AT Banter Episode 250 – Darryl Lenox

Rob and Ryan are excited and honored to welcome comedian Darryl Lenox to the show to have a very open and frank conversation about his recent vision loss and how he is adapting to it across all aspects of his life, from travel and smartphones to his writing process.

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New border rules will prevent air travel for people who are blind or unable to use internet

Darryl Lenox Online

AT Banter Episode 249 – Steve Hoffman

Steve is on vacation, but Rob and Ryan soldier on without him as they welcome Steve Hoffman, CEO of Founders Space and author of the book “The Five Forces That Change Everything” to discuss future technology and what it means to both the mainstream but also assistive technology. If geeking out about Brain Computer Interfaces and Artificial Intelligence is your thing, boy do we have the show for you!

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Founders Space

The Five Forces That Change Everything

Courtney Cole on Tik Tok

AT Banter Episode 218 – Roy Samuelson

This week the Anti-Zoom Gloom room has a new silky smooth vocal presence as Rob, Ryan, and Steve welcome award-winning Voice-over Artist and Audio Describer Roy Samuelson to talk all about his work as an Audio Describer and advocate.

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Roy Samuelson on the Web

Audio Description Discussion Group on Facebook

Audio Description Project

Audio Description Narrators of America

Kevin’s Way

UbiSoft Criticized for Ableist Language

AT Banter Episode 139 – Ferdando Albertorio – What’s New with Sunu

We’re back after a week away!  Rob explains why, Ryan explains his new phone choice (brace yourself, this will shock you), and the boys catch up with a few pieces of news before welcoming Fernando Albertorio from Sunu to the show where he gives a full update on some of the Sunu Band mobility aid’s new firmware features.

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Hockey Players with Assistive Devices Barred from Ont Tournaments
Barbie Unveils New Line of Inclusive Dolls With Disabilities