This episode features an interview with Dr. Christopher Lee, Managing Director at the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) and Sam Evans, Certification Manager at IAAP, as they discuss the history of their organization and the work that they do to define, promote and improve the accessibility profession. Discover some of the certifications that are available through the IAAP and the benefits of those certifications.
Len Harac, publisher of Exceptional Parent Magazine, joins the program to discuss his publication, which provides practical advice, emotional support, and the most up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs. Len discusses why they decided to make the magazine available in a digital format only, and the mission of the magazine.
Psychologist, author and coach Dr. Patti Ashley returns to the program, along with her daughter Elizabeth Herman, who is a school psychologist and parent coach, as they discuss some of the challenges that parents have faced with sending their children back to school during the COVID-19 pandemic. They also discuss the struggle that mothers have about not feeling "good enough" and the need for parents to have self-compassion.
In this special episode of Human Potential at Work, Debra Ruh is joined by LaMondre Pough, Chief Sustainability Officer at Ruh Global Impact as they discuss the topic of discrimination. Discover the impact of discrimination both on individuals and on society as a whole, as well as the various forms of discrimination. LaMondre also shares his thoughts about the evolution that is happening as there is an increasing awareness of discrimination, and what needs to happen to create lasting change.
Tim Sutton, veteran law enforcement officer, disability advocate and trainer, and founder of A Better Understanding, joins the program to discuss his experience working with individuals with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Tim shares some of the current laws regarding silver alerts, and safety tips for persons with dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and their caregivers.