The Two Disabled Dudes Podcast - Navigating Disability

 

Posted by twodisableddudes on May 22, 2017

015 – Race Across America – Perspective from John and Mike

You’ve heard us talk about our 4-man Team, and 13-member Crew in Race Across America (RAAM). In this episode, we chat with the other two cyclists from Team FARA in RAAM; John Lockwood and Mike Mellott.

Team FARA in Race Across America

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Posted by twodisableddudes on May 8, 2017

014 – RAAM Crew Chief Mike Bryant (Kyle’s Dad)

Kyle’s Dad, Mike Bryant joins us to talk about Team FARA in Race Across America and what it took to get the team safely across the country in “The World’s Toughest Bike Race.”

And Kyle tells a short story about being held hostage by a cat.

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Posted by twodisableddudes on April 24, 2017

013 – Our #1 Advice: Build Community

In this episode, Kyle & Sean talk about how building community has helped them and how it could help YOU.

Build Community

“No man is an island…,” as John Donne reminds us.

 

Growing up with a rare disease is, almost by definition, lonely. Faced with physical limitations that most of our neighbors don’t have to face many times makes us feel odd. With ataxia, we go through issues with balance that make us seem awkward and clumsy; but all people with disabilities face some kind of uncommon limitation, whether its using our arms or leg, trouble hearing, speaking, or seeing, facing mental issues or any other symptom of a disability. The unfortunate result is that many of us with disabilities feel odd.

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