April 21, 2009
Hosted by Joyce Bender
Joyce welcomes Greg Grunberg, Hollywood actor, and star of HEROES, ALIAS and FELICITY, who will discuss TalkAbout It.org. Mr. Grunberg created this website, and public awareness campaign in collaboration with the Epilepsy Foundation, which unites Hollywood celebrities and top health care experts to end the misperceptions and misunderstanding about epilepsy and seizure disorders. Mr. Grunberg, whose eldest son has epilepsy, has dedicated his time, energy, and passion to working toward ending the stigma around epilepsy and bringing public focus on the need to find a cure.
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.