Epilepsy Awareness Month Continues. . .

November 28, 2017
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Bob Smith, chairman of the national board of directors of the Epilepsy Foundation. To close out of National Epilepsy Awareness Month, Mr. Smith will discuss the programs and services of this organization and what is being done nationally to improve the lives of people living with epilepsy.

Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

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Episode Directory

December 2017

November 2017

  • 11/28/2017: Epilepsy Awareness Month Continues. . . Listen Now
  • 11/21/2017: Variety-The Children's Charity of Pittsburgh Listen Now
  • 11/14/2017: Tony Coelho: Living with Epilepsy Listen Now
  • 11/7/2017: Disability Matters 11/07/17 Listen Now

October 2017