Disability Rap

Recent Episodes

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.

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the First Center for Independent Living

Dec. 6, 2022

DOR’s Joe Xavier and former Rep. Tony Coelho on the legacy and future of the ADA.

Samuel Habib's 'My Disability Roadmap'

Nov. 7, 2022

Filmmakers and advocates Samuel and Dan Habib join us to talk about their film, My Disability Roadmap, and Samuel’s transition from high school to adult life. From prom dates to politicians, these two have some tales to tell.

Voting Access Across the Country

Oct. 3, 2022

We speak with disability advocates around the country, examining the state of voting accessibility and the implications of laws that attempt to restrict voter rights.

About the Hosts

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Carl Sigmond

Host and Executive Producer

Bio coming soon.

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Carly Pacheco


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