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Mission of AAPD/Preparations for 30th Anniversary of ADA

July 16, 2019
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes disability rights leader, Helena Berger and president and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) to the show. Ms. Berger will share her feelings about having Ted Kennedy, Jr. as chair of the AAPD, as well as discuss many of the programs and services provided by AAPD, including planning for the ADA’s 30th anniversary.

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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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