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  • The 180 on CBC Radio hosted by Jim Brown.

11 January 2017 Episode Featured Speaker/Guest: York University Critical Disability Studies PhD student Kim Sauder, who says most of the discussion around Meryl Streep's 2017 Golden Globes speech missed an important point: that by using the anecdote of Trump mocking the disabled reporter, Streep perpetuated his distraction tactic, and patronized disabled people.


  • Handi-Link on CJAM 99.1 Windsor/Detroit hosted by Cameron Wells.  Handi-Link focuses on disability issues and compares similarities and differences between disabled and able bodied life and talks to those from the disabled community.

2017

11 August 2017 Episode Featured Speakers/Guests: Meghan Howard CEDSA; Sean Wilshire, Paula Hearn, DRPI (Disability Rights Promotion International); David Lepofsky, AODA.

7 July 2017 Episode Featured Speakers/Guests: Allison Dunning (Mood Disorders Association); Penny Hartin (World Blind Union).

23 June 2017 Episode Featured Speakers/Guests: Deirdre Floyd (Epilepsy expert); Jen Rinaldi (Centre for Disability Studies, York University Critical Disability Studies, PhD 2013)

2 June 2017 Episode Featured Speakers/Guests: Russell Roxinskis; Jen Rinaldi (Canadian Disability Studies Association (CDSA), York University Critical Disability Studies, PhD 2013); Landon Penner (Adapt Abilities).

27 January 2017 Episode Featured Speaker/Guest: Dr. Marcia Rioux (York University, Professor, Critical Disability Studies), DRPI (Disability Rights Promotion International).

13 January 2017 Episode Featured Speaker/Guest: Alexis Buttegen (York University, Critical Disability Studies, PhD 2016).

2016

18 November 2016 Episode  Featured Speaker/Guest: Alexis Buttegen (York University, Critical Disability Studies, PhD 2016) Disability Rights Promotion International.

7 April 2016 Episode Featured Speakers/Guests: Jose Viera, DRPI (Disability Rights Promotion International); Karleigh Rock (CICE); Joana Szeen (Crohn's and Colitis Foundation)

2012

12 July 2012 Episode Featured Speakers/Guests: Normand Boucher (University of Laval); Rados Keravica (Disability Rights Promotion International Regional Officer).

15 June 2012 Episode Featured Speakers/Guests: Dr. Irene Carter, Stephanie Cragg (U of W School of Social Work); Huhana Hickey (Disability Legal Expert from New Zealand)

7 June 2012 Episode Featured Speakers/Guests: Harvey Goldberg (Canadian Human Rights Commission); Thersse Bustos (Professor of Special Education, University of the Philippines).

2011

Very First Handi-Link Episode (2011) Featured Speaker/Guest: Dr. Marcia Rioux (York University, Professor, Critical Disability Studies), DRPI (Disability Rights Promotion International).


  • Society for Disability Studies (SDS) Conference, Disability in the Geo-Political Imagination, at Temple University.

June 2010 Presentation for the SDS Conference by Marcia Rioux (Inaugural Critical Disability Studies Graduate Program Director, and current Professor in Critical Disability Studies, Faculty of Health, York University) and Associate Professor Isabel Killoran (Former Critical Disability Studies Graduate Program Director, Faculty of Health, and currently Cross-Appointed to Critical Disability Studies in the Faculty of Education at York University).