Lainey Feingold, US disability rights lawyer and author discusses her career
January 17, 2017
Hosted by Joyce Bender
Joyce welcomes Lainey Feingold, US disability rights lawyer and author who works with the blind community on technology, digital, and information access issues. She will discuss her book, Structured Negotiation; A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits was published by the American Bar Association in 2016. Lainey is widely recognized for negotiating landmark accessibility agreements with organizations as diverse as Walmart, Bank of America, and Major League Baseball. She was recognized as a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year in both 2000 and 2014. For more information about Lainey or her book, please visit: http://www.lflegal.com/ or follow her on Twitter at @LFLegal.
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.