Roger DeRose, Carol Glazer and Humphrey Taylor

October 12, 2010
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Joyce welcomes Carol Glazer, president of the National Organization on Disability (NOD), Roger DeRose, president of Kessler Foundation, and Humphrey Taylor, chairman of The Harris Poll, a service of Harris Interactive. Discussed on the show, will be an in-depth look at the missions of both organizations. The NOD promotes employment and the full participation of America’s 54 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life; while the mission of Kessler Foundation is to improve quality of life for people with disabilities through discovery, innovation, demonstration, application and dissemination. The organization’s vision is to be a leader in rehabilitation research and grant making to improve independence and productivity for people with disabilities.

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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