Stacia Kalinoski, Video Journalist Discusses Epilepsy Documentary

February 6, 2018
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Emmy award-winning video journalist, Stacia Kalinoski, to the show. Stacia, whose career has taken her to local news stations in Nebraska, Oregon, and Michigan, will discuss how being diagnosed with epilepsy after a seizure in 2014 led her to produce Brainstorm, a documentary about her journey with epilepsy.

Disability Matters

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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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February 2018

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