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Human Potential At Work

How do we bring out the potential in all people, including those with disabilities? Get ready to be inspired, hear success stories and learn tips and principles for bringing out the best in the people in your organization. Brought to you by Debra Ruh, CEO of Ruh Global and Sara Ruh, Chief Inspiration Officer. For more information visit www.ruhglobal.com
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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 28, 2018
José M Alvarez joins the program to discuss the efforts that he is making to create programs that make technology more accessible for persons with disabilities. José also shares how he empowers his students by teaching them coding skills and how he has created software and apps that can teach skills in an accessible way.  He also shares his most recent efforts which involve starting a foundation to help develop the next generation of programmers. 
Feb 21, 2018

Nipun Malhotra joins the program from India to discuss his journey of being diagnosed with a disability called arthrogryposis which causes the muscles in the arms and legs to be underdeveloped. Nipun shares how he decided to sit up for his rights in 2012, starting the Nipman Foundation that works in the area of health and advocacy for Persons with Disabilities. 

Feb 14, 2018

Joyce Bender from Bender Consulting Services discusses the efforts that she has made in providing employers with reliable talent, as well as giving well-trained individuals with disabilities the chance to display their abilities and enhance their lives through solid careers. Joyce also shares how she is using her program "Disability Matters" to document the history of the disability community. 

Feb 7, 2018

TEDx speaker Kate Nicholson discusses her journey with chronic pain, and how opioid treatment helped her in her healing process. Kate discusses how, on the right dose of pain medicine, she drafted the current regulations under the ADA, coordinated with the White House and supervised thousands of cases by hundreds of attorneys across the country from a screen and well-camouflaged bed. 

Kate shares her thoughts on opioid treatment for chronic pain and the need to factor in the needs of those with chronic pain in the conversation around opioids and addiction. 

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