River to River
12:00 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Being Physically Disabled in Iowa

All this week we've been hearing what it's like being physically disabled in Iowa. Reports from Iowa Public Radio's Rob Dillard have highlighted many facets from the lives of people who are blind, deaf, and who have trouble with mobility. Today we wrap up the series with several different perspectives on the topic, including that of a blind twenty-two year old college student and a disabled man from Ankeny, who recently grabbed headlines for climbing to the top of Chicago's tallest building.

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Hort Day: Christmas Trees
9:00 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Hort Day: Christmas Trees

Sports
5:00 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Being Physically Disabled in Iowa: Sports

Today, Iowa Public Radio concludes its week-long series “Being Physically Disabled in Iowa.” It’s estimated that 96-thousand Iowans between the ages of 16-and-64 have some type of physical disability. Many of them are keeping their competitive fires burning by joining adaptive sports programs. Reporter Rob Dillard takes us to a gym and a ball field to meet a group of disabled athletes.

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Preschools Getting By
11:00 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

Preschools Getting By

Being Physically Disabled in Iowa
11:00 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

Being Physically Disabled in Iowa

Being Physically Disabled in Iowa:...
11:00 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

Being Physically Disabled in Iowa: Sports

Ancient Ways: Indigenous Healing
9:00 am
Thu December 1, 2011

Ancient Ways: Indigenous Healing

Education
5:00 am
Thu December 1, 2011

Being Physically Disabled in Iowa: Farmer

Today Iowa Public Radio has the third segment in a five-part series titled “Being Physically Disabled in Iowa.” It’s estimated that some 20 percent of the nation’s farmers are working the land with some type of physical disability. That compares with six percent of the overall workforce who are disabled. Reporter Rob Dillard takes us to a farm in Central Iowa, where a long-time farmer is adjusting to a missing limb.

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Being Physically Disabled in Iowa:...
11:00 pm
Wed November 30, 2011

Being Physically Disabled in Iowa: Farmer

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