VIDEO: What works? Engaging people with a disability in community radio

Featuring 4RPH's Steve Richardson & Paul Price. Facilitated by Kim Stewart, 4ZZZ. Includes some really great stories from other station reps who were there. Since 2015 Kim Stewart has been running radio groups with people with a disability (PWD), in conjunction with an array of community groups including the Community Living Association, Nundah Activities Centre, …

My voice, my abilities, my rights. New series from CHYFM

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My voice, my abilities, my rights. Coffs Harbour CHYFM, NSW.  “CHYFM, in partnership with the Law & Justice Foundation, the Community Radio Network, and the Community Broadcasting Foundation have created the ‘My Voice, My Ability, My Rights’ project that aims to improve the knowledge of young people with disabilities about their legal rights, their advocacy rights …

CMTO Video competition: show us what you do to include more PWD at your station

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Did you know that more than a quarter of community radio listeners have a disability? We need more of them on the radio and YOU can help make that happen. Show us what you are doing as a station to make community radio more accessible to people with a disability (PWD). Make a short video (3-5 minutes) …

What works? Engaging people with a disability in community radio

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Researcher and 4ZZZ Station Advocate for People With A Disability, Kim Stewart and CEO of Vision Australia Radio, Conrad Browne will host and informative workshop session for CR stations on better including people with a disability at your station. Kim has interviewed people with a disability and their supporters from around Australia to find out …

4 Triple Zed appoints Station Advocate for PWD

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4ZZZ is founded on the principles of diversity in music, programming, cooperation and inclusion of the diverse communities they engage with. They have been a voice for Brisbane’s marginalised communities and local music for over 40 years. In keeping with this long tradition, 4ZZZ are working towards including more people with a disability at the station. …

Studio Recorder – Editing suite for the vision impaired

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"Studio Recorder is a powerful digital recording and editing software package geared to making recordings of the spoken word. It includes features not found in audio recording and editing programs primarily designed for music production. Such features include: Speed up playback with no pitch distortion Three levels of phrase detection Index tone generation and removal …

WATCH: CBAA panel talk about including more people with disabilities in community radio

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Community radio was founded on principles of social inclusion. However, despite 1 in 5 Australians having a disability (ABS 2008), there are still few programs for or by people with disabilities on generalist stations. What does it take to make community radio work for people with a disability? How can we better support people who …

People of the Air radio group: people with cognitive differences making radio

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Since late 2015 a group of outspoken self-advocates from Brisbane have been making radio for the first time. Meeting once a month at the offices of WWILD or the Community Living Association, the group have interviewed a range of guests so far. Of interest to the Community Radio world is their interview with Steve Richardson. …