The United Cerebral Palsy of Pittsburgh CEO – Al Condeluci
April 18, 2006
Hosted by Joyce Bender
Al Condeluci, Chief Executive Officer of United Cerebral Palsy of Pittsburgh (UCP) joins Joyce to discuss the mission of United Cerebral Palsy of Pittsburgh, which services individuals with severe disabilities, a segment of the population that is particularly vulnerable to neglect and community isolation. Through Community Living and Support Services (CLASS), UCP of Pittsburgh services more than 200 individuals daily with all types of disabilities, including acquired brain injury retardation, spina bifida, spinal cord injury, and cerebral palsy.
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.