Podcast: Save As: Ability

Ep.23 – Supplier Diversity Vendors & Contracts

Tune in to Save As: Ability with David D'Arcangelo for an eye-opening conversation on disability-owned business enterprises and the path to entrepreneurship. Learn how individuals with disabilities can harness flexibility, creativity, and subject matter expertise to excel in the marketplace. Explore the advantages of inclusion in supply chains and the evolving landscape of opportunities in…

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Ep.22 – MCB All Consumer Survey

Explore the intricacies of blindness and low vision as David D'Arcangelo presents the findings of the all-consumer survey by the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind. Listen to the nuanced data that challenges societal perceptions, revealing the independence and resilience of individuals with visual impairments. Gain insights into transportation reliance, technology usage, and the correlation between…

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Ep.21 – MCB Assistive Technology Survey

Join David D'Arcangelo in a revealing discussion on the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind assistive technology survey results uncovering the realities of living with blindness and low vision. Discover how data-driven insights are breaking down stereotypes and empowering individuals in the disability community. Website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Disability Employment Solutions ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Ⓒ 2024 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠PodPro Entertainment⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ #SaveAsAbility #Ability #Inclusive…

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Ep.20 – Labor Participation Rate, Pre & Post Pandemic

Delve into the shifting dynamics of labor participation and unemployment rates for individuals with disabilities with host David D'Arcangelo. Uncover the stark impact of the pandemic on employment, explore recovery trends, and address the persistent gap in opportunities. Discover how mentorship, internships, and collaborative efforts can bridge this divide. Tune in for valuable insights and…

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Ep.19 – Groundbreaking DeafBlind Learning Platform

Join David D'Arcangelo in an enlightening discussion with Doug Roland, the Oscar-nominated director of “Feeling Through.” Discover how Doug's chance encounter with a DeafBlind individual sparked a transformative journey into disability advocacy and filmmaking. Learn about the groundbreaking initiatives Doug is spearheading, including Feeling Through Studio, a revolutionary platform for disability education. Don't miss this…

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Ep.18 – Transportation Barriers

In this episode, David D'Arcangelo uncovers the often-overlooked transportation hurdles faced by people with disabilities. While examining prevalent stereotypes tied to mobility disabilities, he expands the discussion to include cognitive disabilities and visual impairments. The narrative extends beyond traditional barriers, tackling the intricacies of workplace transportation accommodations and proposing transformative ideas, such as integrating ride-sharing…

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Ep.17 – The Cliff Effect

In this riveting episode, David D'Arcangelo delves into the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities in the workforce. Unraveling the mysterious Cliff Effect, he explores how exceeding income thresholds can strip essential benefits. Join us as we discuss groundbreaking solutions, advocating for a scaled approach and a glide path to encourage employment without jeopardizing vital…

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Ep.16 – Top 5 Online Disability Employment Resources

David D'Arcangelo shares five invaluable disability employment resources. Navigating the job market can be challenging for individuals with disabilities, but David sheds light on the American Job Centers, Disability.gov, Job Accommodation Network, Ability Links, and the National Telecommuting Institute. From tailored services to success stories, this episode is a guide to empowerment and independence in…

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Ep.15 – The Employment Cycle

Join David D'Arcangelo on a journey through the employment cycle. This insightful episode unveils a comprehensive path to prosperity for both individuals with disabilities and employers seeking inclusivity. The cycle begins with the crucial step of mentoring, providing exposure to diverse occupations and industries. Explore the valuable bridge between mentorship and formalized experience through internships,…

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Ep.14 – Essential functions of the job

Join David D'Arcangelo in this episode as he delves into the essential functions of a job, outlined in Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Discover how these functions play a crucial role in fostering a fair work environment for everyone. David explores the significance of transparent job descriptions and the proactive dialogue…

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