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Speaking in Spoons Episode Schedule

Season Two 2023

You can stream FREE episodes on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and YouTube

Special Topics 
Release on the
15th of each Month

Episode 1
Acceptance and Change

January 15, 2023

Episode 2
Personal Stories With Disability:  Amputee with Diabetes 2

 Disability Stories
Release on the
30th of each Month

Rabi and Clinical Counselor Shraga Freedman shares insights on Acceptance and Change

January 30, 2023

Episode 3
Invisible Illness- "Ripple Effects" Graphic Novel

February 15, 2023

Ripple Effects explores life as a superhero with and invisible and incurable disease. It's like The Incredibles meets the dramedy, 5-/50.  Jordan Hart (Creator, Writer, Colorist for Ripple Effects) and Barbra Dillion (Editor in Chief Fanbase Press) discuss this special graphic novel!

Episode 4


Episode 5
Working and Disability

March 15, 2023

John Korusek, MA, CWDP (Workforce Development Specialist Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, DARS) Rick Sizemore and Betsy Civillette (Cohosts of VR Workforce Studio)

Episode 6
Personal Stories
 With Disability: TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)

March 30, 2023

Episode 7
Accessibility & Representation in the Arts

May 15, 2023

Marcie Bramucci (Executive Artistic Director, Hedgerow Theater Company), Philip Chrosby (Executive Director, Richmond Triangle Players, Ben Raanan (Artistic Director, Phamaly Theater), 

Episode 8
Personal Stories
 With Disability: Benign Brain Tumor

JC Ciesielski 

May 30, 2023

Episode 9
Assisted Living and Nursing Homes

June 15, 2023

Episode 10
Personal Stories
 With Disability: Narcolepsy and Multiple Sclerosis

Carol Driskill (Disability Rights Advocate for disability law Center of Virginia, dlCV)

Eric Simpson (Professional Game Master)

September 4, 2023

Episode 11
The Connective Tissue Coalition

Jon Rodis (Disability Advocate, President & CEO of The Connective Tissue Coalition)

Episode 12
Personal Stories
 With Disability: Spinal Cord Injury

Sheri Denkensohn ( Co-Founder, Happy on Wheels, LLC)

Episode 13
Voting and Disability

Helena Berger (Co-founder and co-chair of REV UP Virginia.) Rachel Loria (Senior Disability Rights Advocate for disability law Center of Virginia

Episode 14
Personal Stories With Disability: Double Kidney Transplant &
Hearing Impairment

Episode 15
Non Traditional Medicine: 

Daniel Estes ( ​Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Mindfulness Life Coach Reiki practitioner, Function Movement specialist, and Ordained Minister)

Episode 16
Personal Stories
 With Disability:
That Armless Guy-  George Dennehy

George Dennehy (Musician)

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