Mission of Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services for PA

January 23, 2018
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Joe Strechay, director of the Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (BBVS). Mr. Strechay will discuss his duties with this non-profit organization, and its mission.

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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Episode Directory

January 2018

  • 1/30/2018: Marriott International's Commitment to Those with Disabilities. Coming Soon
  • 1/23/2018: Mission of Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services for PA Listen Now
  • 1/16/2018: Jenny Lay-Flurrie Discusses Microsoft's Accessibility Team Listen Now
  • 1/9/2018: Mission of the Quell Foundation Listen Now
  • 1/2/2018: Encore: 2017 Winner of the Sam Miller Award Listen Now

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