The Impact the ADA on the Lives of People with Disabilities

July 12, 2005
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

The Honorable Tony Coelho, former Democratic California Congressman and author of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will be Joyce’s guest. They talk about the impact the ADA has had on the lives of people with disabilities, since it was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. Mr. Coelho is also the new Chair of the Epilepsy Foundation.

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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