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AT Banter Episode 280 – Ardra Shephard & Fashion Dis

Rob dresses up and wears socks this week in anticipation of the show as the gang welcomes Ardra Shephard, host of AMI’s, ‘Fashion Dis’, a makeover show that features members of the disability community. They discuss Ardra’s own personal journey with fashion and disability, how the idea of the show came about, adaptive clothing, and the importance of the show’s impact and message.

Show Transcript: https://atbanter.files.wordpress.com/2022/04/at-banter-podcast-episode-280-ardra-shepard-fashion-dis.pdf

Show Notes

Fashion Dis on AMI
https://www.ami.ca/Fashion-Dis-About

Tripping On Air
https://trippingonair.com/

Blind Musicians Concert for Ukraine
https://mushroomfm.com/WithYou

Kelly MacDonald and Ramya Amuthan pose and smile for the camera. The words “Episode 277 – Kelly MacDonald and Ramya Amuthan” hover over their heads while the AT Banter Podcast logo sits in the lower left hand corner of the image.

AT Banter Episode 277 – Kelly MacDonald & Ramya Amuthan

It’s an exciting and action-packed episode this week as Lis updates us on her cowbell status and her dog’s gassy habits. An if that’s not enough excitement for one episode, break out that heart medication and oxygen, because we are also thrilled and honored to talk with Kelly MacDonald and Ramya Amuthan from AMI’s widely popular arts, entertainment and lifestyle show, Kelly and Company! We discuss the show and its origins, the importance of accessibility and representation in media, and much much more! You don’t want to miss this one!

Show Transcript: https://atbanter.files.wordpress.com/2022/03/at-banter-podcast-episode-277-kelly-macdonald-ramya-amuthan.pdf

Show Notes

Kelly and Company
https://www.ami.ca/category/kelly-and-company/recent_episodes

AMI
https://www.ami.ca/new_ami

AT Banter Episode 257 – Jillian Gillis

Mental health and the notion of self-care and self-love can be something many of us overlook in our busy, everyday lives. This week the boys are excited to welcome Jillian Gillis to the show to talk about her new(ish) podcast called Self Love is Blind, a show that discusses these concepts through the lens of disability.

Show Transcript: https://atbanter.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/at-banter-episode-268-jillian-gillis.pdf

Show Notes

Self Love Is Blind
https://selfloveisblind.com/

AT Banter Episode 109 – Lowell Taylor

This week the Guitar Dungeon is filled with motivational vibes as Rob and Ryan welcome Lowell Taylor for a visit. He fills us in about what it was like to compete on Canada’s Amazing Race as a visually impaired contestant, his current plans to become a Paralympic athlete, his career as a motivational speaker, and duties as Health and Wellness expert on the AMI TV show, “Mind Set Go”.

Show Notes

Live With Heart
https://livewithheart.ca/

Lowell and Julie on Twitter
https://twitter.com/julielowellcan

Lowell and Julie on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/JulieLowellCAN/

Mind Set Go
http://www.ami.ca/category/mind-set-go

AT Banter Episode 39 – Christine Ha

This week we’re cooking up a storm with our very special guest Christine Ha, winner of MasterChef and host of AMI’s cooking show, Four Senses. She tells us all about what it was like as a visually impaired contestant on MasterChef, her favorite kitchen gadgets, and some of her favorite meals to cook.

Show Notes
The Blind Cook Website
AMI’s Four Senses

AT Banter Episode 27 – Grant Hardy and AMI

This week is action packed as we welcome Grant Hardy into the depths of the Banter studio to chat about his experiences as an on air personality with Accessible Media Inc, how he got started in the business, and AMI’s goals of making media accessible for all Canadians. Also, chickens. Oh, and the Banter Boys make their television debut.

Show Notes
Accessible Media Inc.
AMI Facebook Page
AMI on Twitter – @AccessibleMedia
AMI Described Video Guide