Welcome to 'Unfiltered,' a thought-provoking podcast series that delves into the diverse and dynamic experiences of individuals with disabilities. Hosted by Claire and in collaboration with Valued Lives and the DRN1 Diversity Radio Network, each episode invites listeners to join open and candid conversations with guests who share their personal journeys, challenges, triumphs, and perspectives.
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In this episode of Unfiltered, host Claire welcomes special guests Jane Ibbotson and Jen Harland, two inspiring advocates for women with autism. Jane and Jen share their experiences living with autism, discussing the challenges and triumphs they have faced, and their journeys toward diagnosis and acceptance. They also answer community member questions, touching on topics such as sensory overload, communication difficulties, and the stereotypes surrounding autism. With refreshing honesty and perspective, they encourage understanding and acceptance of the diversity in the Autism Spectrum.
In this episode of Unfiltered, listen to conversations about disability with Wes and Leticia, professionals from the city of Belmont, diving into various aspects from personal experiences, travel difficulties, to dating. The discussion also explores their experiences with employment and their views on depiction of disability in the media. Leticia, a senior digital content editor and amputee, and Wes, a digital accessibility analyst, shed light on their lives, the hardships they've faced, and how they think society's view towards disability needs to evolve.
Join Claire, Rita, John, and Charlotte in this episode of 'Unfiltered', a series brought to you in partnership with Valued Lives and the DRN1 Diversity Radio Network. In this episode, they discuss common misconceptions about employment for people with disabilities. Hear their personal insights, experiences, and advice related to their career journeys. Learn about the important role of disclosure and accommodations at work, and the ongoing need for employers to be more informed about how to successfully employ people with disabilities.