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The Pulse

Joeita Gupta brings us closer to issues impacting the disability community across Canada. Listen Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. ET.

The Pulse

Joeita Gupta brings us closer to issues impacting the disability community across Canada. Listen Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. ET.

Recent episodes

Blindness and Sleep

Écrit le 23 janvier 2021

Neuroscientist Steven Lockley, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard, speaks about sleep and circadian disorders in people who are blind or partially sighted. We learn about the impact of reduced light exposure on our body clocks and how Professor Lockley's research can assist both blind and sighted people who have trouble sleeping. This is the January 23, 2020 episode

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Écrit le 16 janvier 2021

Paralympian Ness Murby says that People with Disabilities are far from helpless during an emergency. With adequate preparation, People with Disabilities can stay safe during emergencies such as floods, fires, hurricanes, or power outages. Ness discusses the AMI Emergency Series. This is the January 16, 2021 episode.

Working Towards Mental Wellness

Écrit le 9 janvier 2021

Registered Social Worker Lisa Derencinovic discusses her work with the Sharing Support Group, run by Balance for Blind Adults in Toronto, which provides a supportive environment for blind and partially-sighted participants to collectively address mental health concerns. Lisa shares tips and tricks that allow us to build resiliancy in the face of the pandemic. This is the January 9, 2021 episode.