Ep 35: Mentoring – Disability Visibility Project

Posted October 7, 2018 by Alice Wong Podcast

Ep 35: Mentoring


Did you know that the third Wednesday of every October is Disability Mentoring Day? This day is connected to month-long activities for the National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Today’s episode is about mentoring featuring two dynamic disabled mentors: Yolanda Vargas and Judy Heumann. Both Yolanda and Judy share what mentoring means to them, their experiences mentoring others, and the mentors they had throughout their lives. Intergenerational conversations are so important and I am thankful for this opportunity to learn from both Judy and Yolanda.


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Related Links

2018 Disability Mentoring Day Events (American Association of People with Disabilities)

Disability Mentoring Day (American Association of People with Disabilities)

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (U.S. Department of Labor)

Association of Youth Leadership Forums

Youth Leadership Forum (California)

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth

Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Online Mentoring

Lives Worth Living (documentary)

The Heumann Perspective (YouTube)

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