PandA Pod

PandA Pod


Latest Episodes

PandA Pod: Aaron Kaufman on Playing to Your Strengths
October 30, 2020

In this final podcast episode celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Aaron Kaufman shares his employment journey, including how VR played a positive role as he worked toward his employment outcome.

PandA Pod: Liz Weintraub on What it Takes
October 29, 2020

Liz Weintraub shares her unique employment story - her journey from a sheltered workshop to a Senior Advocacy Specialist on the Public Policy team at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities.

PandA Pod: Ghostbusters, Oreos, Hot Nuggets… Oh, and Elections
October 23, 2020

In this special edition of the PandA Pod, we explore what to expect during the 2020 General Election process given the current public health crisis. Learn about the rights of voters with disabilities, resources available to ensure the rights of voters ...

PandA Pod: Assistant Secretary Mark Schultz on High Expectations
October 21, 2020

The current Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration and the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Mark Schultz, joins NDRN to discuss the tremendous potential of people with disabilities...

PandA Pod: Senator Casey on Economic Self-Sufficiency
October 15, 2020

This is the first episode of a series celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month, NDRN had the pleasure of speaking with U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) who explains some of the legislation Congress is considering to improve employment op...

PandA Pod: Stories of Democracy when Disaster Strikes
April 08, 2020

In this third episode of the PandA Pod, we hear the stories of the P&As who are out on the front lines every day ensuring that the rights of people with disabilities are not dismissed when disaster strikes.

PandA Pod: U.S. Disaster Funding & Assistance Counts on an Accurate Census
March 17, 2020

During this second episode, we cover how census data impacts emergency preparedness and disaster assistance and why households need to respond to the 2020 Census.

PandA Pod: Power at the Polls: Voting Rights When Disasters Strikes
February 21, 2020

We're excited to introduce the first-ever episode of the PandA Pod, a brand new podcast!

1. Power at the Polls: Voting Rights When Disasters Strikes
February 21, 2020

The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) is excited to introduce the first-ever episode of the PandA Pod, a brand new podcast. The podcast name, PandA Pod, was inspired by the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System - P&A...or P and A…as panda,