Enabled in Words: The Real Lives, Real Victories of People with Disabilities
May 24, 2005
Hosted by Joyce Bender
EnabledOnline.com is the online version of the Enabled in Words magazine, a magazine dedicated to the real lives, real victories of people with disabilities. "Enabled in Words is tomato soup for when your soul needs something a little different”, says Jim Brady, former White House Press Secretary for President Ronald Reagan. Join us as Joyce speaks with Keith Landry, president of EnabledOnline.com.
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.
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.