Disability Rap

Recent Episodes

Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury

June 5, 2023

FREED consumers tell us how their traumatic brain injuries changed their lives and became their superpowers.

Ryan Prior on the Covid-19 ‘Long Haul’

May 1, 2023

A conversation with Ryan Prior, journalist and author, on his research and personal experience with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Long Covid.

Rebroadcast: CalOES's Vance Taylor on Emergency Preparedness

April 3, 2023

Vance talks with us about the intersection of personal preparedness and community resilience and about the future of disaster management.

Self-Acceptance and Inclusion: A National Disability Awareness Month Special

March 7, 2023

We mark National Disability Awareness Month with a conversation about self-acceptance and disability pride.

The Future of Robotics in Disability Aides

Feb. 7, 2023

We’re joined by Dan and Viola Dwyer, creators of The Ginchiest to talk about the personal side of receiving caregiving services, and how they see robotics playing a role in creating greater independence for the disability co…

Social Security Increases and Medi-Cal Expansion

Jan. 3, 2023

A look at the 8.7 percent increase in all Social Security payments starting this month, and the expansion of who is eligible for Medi-Cal here in California.

About the Hosts

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Carly Pacheco


Bio coming soon

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Carl Sigmond

Host and Executive Producer

Bio coming soon.