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Bowhead–Innovate or DIE

Bowhead–Innovate or DIE

#Fun4thedisabled interviews Christian Bagg, creator of the Bowhead Reach, a mountain bike for wheelchair users. He discusses his personal journey, and how the Bowhead Reach has allowed him to live his life without restricting his freedom to explore the world the way...

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Conversation with Nate Woogen-Comedian and Writer

Conversation with Nate Woogen-Comedian and Writer

#Fun4thedisabled’s Vanessa Harris interviews Chicago comedian and writer Nate Woogen, who is involved in Chicago’s Second City and lives with cerebral palsy. They discuss how his disability has affected his life, and in what ways he adapts his comedy....

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Conversation with Comedienne Cherise Johnson

Conversation with Comedienne Cherise Johnson

Vanessa Harris of #fun4thedisabled interviews comedian and former teacher Cherise Johnson. They talk about invisible disabilities, mental health, and the importance of educating the public on issues related to disability....

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CENSUS 2020 With Karen Tamley

CENSUS 2020 With Karen Tamley

#Fun4the Disabled’s Vanessa Harris talks with Karen Tamley from Access Living about the importance of ensuring disabled people are counted in the 2020 census, and the funding they risk losing if they are not. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIiLQ6MEZ2M [Visual...

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Hyde Park Art Center-It Be Like That Sometimes

Hyde Park Art Center-It Be Like That Sometimes

#Fun4thedisabled’s Vanessa Harris visits an art exhibit in Chicago to talk to the artists about their work and the importance of inclusive art. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdOKA5_7mM4 On screen text reads: Anyone can be an activist. An Artist. Bold. And Able. At...

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Mark Wellman The Adventure Never ends

Mark Wellman The Adventure Never ends

#Fun4thedisabled’s Vanessa Harris interviews Mark Wellman, a parapelgic adventurer and athlete, about his disability journey and his years as a rock climber and paralympian. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCoJA3WnkUo&t=20s On screen text reads: Mark Wellman: The...

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Accessible Yoga

Accessible Yoga

#Fun4thedisabled speaks with instructors at Accessible Yoga about how they have successfully adapted yoga to be accessible for those with disabilities. Founder Jivana Heyman also discusses how the discipline of yoga can benefit people of all ages and abilities, as...

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Joseph Isaac Powell-Main:  Para-Dancer

Joseph Isaac Powell-Main: Para-Dancer

#Fun4thedisabled’s Vanessa Harris talks to Joseph Isaac Powell Main about his life as a para dancer. https://youtu.be/ToKxPP4Fsv4 CLICK ON THE CC ON THE SNIPPET FOR CLOSED CAPTIONING!!!  IF IT IS UNDERLINED IN RED, YOU WILL SEE THE CLOSED CAPTIONING. Joseph: I hadn’t...

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When Ability Meets Disability-Cleveland’s DANCING WHEELS

When Ability Meets Disability-Cleveland’s DANCING WHEELS

#Fun4thedisabled’s Vanessa Harris interviews Sara Lawrence-Sucato and Tanya Ewell of Cleveland’s Dancing Wheels about their integrated dance organization, and how they not only perform dance, but run a school to train dancers as well. https://youtu.be/wG9fyhSIDS8 “ I...

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KARMZAH!  A Superheroine Who Flies With Her Crutches!

KARMZAH! A Superheroine Who Flies With Her Crutches!

#Fun4thedisabled interviews Ghanian author and activist Farida Bedwei about her comic series KARMZAH!, and how her heroine represents her life as an African and as someone with cerebral palsy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewVMLvwfEyI&t=796s CLICK ON THE CC ON...

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Anna Kunz: Color Cast

Anna Kunz: Color Cast

#Fun4the Disabled’s Vanessa Harris visits Anna Kunz’ art show, where they discuss the importance of making events and art accessible to all. You're  about to watch a video about an amazing mixed media artist, Anna Kunz who had her 15th exhibit in Chicago this past...

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Mike Ervin Blogger of Smartass Cripple

Mike Ervin Blogger of Smartass Cripple

#Fun4the Disabled’s Vanessa Harris talks with Mike Ervin, creator of the blog “Smartass Cripple,” about his decision to start a blog and where the process of doing so has taken him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdzkqqTBKPg&t Fun:  Hi!  This is Vanessa Harris...

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