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106 - No Arms, no Legs, no Problem - Gabe Adams

Two Disabled Dudes

Release Date: 04/13/2020

124 - Walk in My Shoes - A Journey With Cystinosis show art 124 - Walk in My Shoes - A Journey With Cystinosis

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Cystinosis is a rare disease that causes life altering damage to the kidneys, eyes, muscles, pancreas, and brain.  Clint Moore's son, Chandler liver with the rare disease.  That's why Clint walks 57 miles on 5/7 to raise funds and awareness.  Listen as the dudes discuss some life principles and talk about Clint's moving documentary that tells his family's story.   Visit the Cystinosis Research Network: Watch the Documentary:

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123 - Why Do We Keep Our True Selves Hidden? show art 123 - Why Do We Keep Our True Selves Hidden?

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Anyone who has listened to this podcast before has heard The Dudes go on and on about the power of community and the importance of connecting to others.  So why is our first reaction to pull away when things get hard?  Denial?  Pride?  Self-preservation?  Fear?  Listen as the dudes try to break down this complex topic.  They probably need some professional help... This topic all started with a little column Sean wrote:

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122 - Red Tape is Easier With Help show art 122 - Red Tape is Easier With Help

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Government programs such as Social Security provide essential services for people with disabilities.  But navigating through the bureaucracy can be a nightmare. That's why there are companies such as Allsup Disability Insurance Services and people like Mary Dale Walters - to help us make sense of it all!  Listen as she gives us a great start to the conversation and provides resources for where to find out more. https://www.allsup.com/  

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121 - How to Join the rideATAXIA Global Challenge show art 121 - How to Join the rideATAXIA Global Challenge

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Using our collective effort. participants in the rideATAXIA Global Challenge will power the team around the globe in 30 days.  During this time the team will be introducing all of us to the brilliant minds behind the effort to treat and cure Friedreich's Ataxia. Get more info and register at rideataxia.org/globalchallenge or join Team #CrankinWithKyle HERE. Join us on Strava to contribute to the goal of traveling around the globe! Cycling - Running - https://www.strava.com/clubs/617708 Any other activity via the activity log - https://rideataxia.org/files/GC-Activity-Log.pdf

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120 - What is Alport Syndrome? - Kevin Schnurr show art 120 - What is Alport Syndrome? - Kevin Schnurr

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In 2012, at the age of 26, Kevin Schnurr was unexpectedly diagnosed with Alport syndrome after being rushed to the hospital with high blood pressure. After two years on peritoneal dialysis, he received a living donor kidney transplant from a close friend in May 2014. Kevin’s desire to help others in the rare disease community led to him volunteering at Alport Syndrome Foundation (ASF) in 2012. He later served in a position as ASF Social Media Specialist in 2014 and part-time Patient Outreach Coordinator in 2016. Kevin currently serves as the Director of Communications & Patient...

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119 - Are You Messy Like Kyle or Neat Like Sean? show art 119 - Are You Messy Like Kyle or Neat Like Sean?

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Sean and Kyle are polar opposites in so many different ways.  But this is a strength rather than a weakness.  This week the Dudes discuss their differences and why they work well together.  

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118 - How We Can Serve the Community Through Google's Project Euphonia - Bob MacDonald show art 118 - How We Can Serve the Community Through Google's Project Euphonia - Bob MacDonald

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Like it or not, communicating with smart devices has become a huge part of our lives.  For people with disabilities, this communication can be an essential part of making it through the day.  However these devices have a hard time understanding speech that is outside what they've heard before. Google has launched an effort called Project Euphonia to retrain our devices to understand people who have speech impairments.  Bob MacDonald is one of the leaders of the project and he joins The Dudes to talk about the project and how we can all help out.

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117 - What does Team Gleason have in Common with Google? show art 117 - What does Team Gleason have in Common with Google?

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Blair Casey is the Assistant Executive Director of Team Gleason - an organization founded by former NFL player Steve Gleason. The organization is committed to providing for and finding solutions for persons living with ALS. Team Gleason’s staff and volunteers work tirelessly every day to empower those living with ALS to live with continued purpose and as productively and independently as possible. Blair joins the Dudes to talk about their work to support Google's Project Euphonia and how we can all work together to improve voice recognition for people who experience disarthria. To find out...

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Bonus Conversation With Friends! show art Bonus Conversation With Friends!

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BONUS episode! We received a lot of comments about (the encounter with Debora) so we invited a few friends to join us to talk about the sometimes awkward interactions with strangers who may be uncomfortable with disability. Friends who joined us are Shandra and Christian from Florida, Leona from Colorado, and Effie Parks (host of the Once Upon a Gene Podcast) from Seattle.   This bonus episode is unedited. Enjoy!

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116 - What would you change about yourself if you could? show art 116 - What would you change about yourself if you could?

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If you could change something about yourself, what would it be?  In this episode, the dudes tackle this question as it relates to disability or as it relates to life in general. Listen and reach out if you have thoughts about this subject.

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Gabe Adams was born without arms or legs due to HanHart Syndrome. He joins us and shares so much about being "different" from other kids, finding his independence, dating, his upbringing in the Mormon-Christian church and so much more.

Gabe is no stranger to people pointing, staring or talking negatively in extreme and cruel ways. Still, he has defined and recognizes his own value and has built a platform to inspire and encourage others. Don't miss this interview!