The WOLF Internet Radio: Aimee Copeland & Panelists on Living “Differently Abled”

Friday, November 16, 2012

On Monday, Nov. 19, at 6:00 p.m. EST, The WOLF Internet Radio presents an engaging, enlightening and entertaining broadcast of the "Celebrating 'Different Abilities" discussion panel which was part of the Oct. 22 DisABILITIES Awareness Day event. Aimee Copeland returned to the University of West Georgia’s campus for the first time since her zip line accident this summer to participate on the panel with current and former students with congenital and acquired disabilities to share what it's like living “differently abled.”  

UWG DisABILITIES Awareness Day

Moderator

  • Dr. Michael Hester, dean of the Honors College and Trans-Disciplinary Programs and director of debate
Panelists
  • Hannah Perkins, student and president of The Achievers (and organizer of DisABILITIES Awareness Day)
  • Aimee Copeland, graduate student;
  • Danielle Vincent, student
  • Justin Wilson, alumnus and Inspections Analyst for the General Services Administration
Some of the questions answered by each of the panelists are:

  • What would you most like others to know or understand about you and your living life “differently?”
  • What would you to consider to be your greatest achievement?
  • Dating is often part of the college experience, can you share about your dating relationships and how your dating experiences may have been influenced by your disability?
  • If you could talk to a high school student with your disability what would you recommend that they do to prepare for college/work /life?
  • What is the most unique, strange or humorous question anyone has asked about your disability?

Listen to The WOLF Internet Radio either online or via iPhone, Android or BlackBerry smartphones:

Live streaming online:

1. Visit The WOLF Internet Radio
2. Click the upper left “Listen Live” word icon

iPhone:

1. Download the Go UWG app here
2. Scroll to the second page
3. Open “The WOLF Internet Radio” icon

Android:

1. Download and open the free TuneIn radio app here
2. Search for and favorite “The WOLF Internet Radio”

BlackBerry:

1. Download and open the free TuneIn radio app here
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NOTE: Live streaming quality for smartphones is best over a 4G or strong WiFi signal