September 28, 2010
Hosted by Joyce Bender
Joyce welcomes Brenda High, author of Bullycide In America, and founder of Bully Police USA, a watch-dog organization - advocating for bullied children and reporting on state anti-bullying laws. She will discuss in depth, the origin of the creation of her book, this organization and of www.jaredstory.com. Brenda’s son Jared committed Bullycide as a result of being beaten up and bullied at school. In addition she will discuss ways that the problem of Bullycide is being addressed across the country.
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.