Tribute to Cheryl Sensenbrenner, advocate for Disability Rights for all Americans with Disabilities

May 12, 2015
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes disability rights leader, Madonna Long to the show. Joyce and Madonna will engage in a conversation about Ms. Cheryl Sensenbrenner, an advocate who has fought and keeps fighting for disability rights for all Americans with disabilities. This show is a tribute to her tireless efforts for all Americans with disabilities. During the show, many of her friends and colleagues in the disability rights community will pay tribute to the accomplishments of this disability rights leader.

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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