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The Pulse

The Pulse

Joeita Gupta brings us closer to issues impacting the disability community across Canada. 

The Pulse

Joeita Gupta brings us closer to issues impacting the disability community across Canada. 

Recent episodes

Disability, Youth, and Storytelling

Authored on January 26, 2023

We talk about As I Live And Breathe, a new book of short stories on the experiences of youth with disabilities. Joeita's guests are author Lexin Zhang & Dolly Menna-Dack, youth engagement lead at Holland-Bloorview. Listen Live: ami.ca/listenliveBloorview#disability #stories  This is the January 26 , 2023 episode. 

End-of-Life Planning

Authored on January 19, 2023

Joeita talks to Sue Phillips, vice-president of the End of Life Doula Association of Canada about why people should prepare for the dying process. Sue describes her role as an end-of-life doula, the impact of expanding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) on her profession, and offers reflections on what it means to have a "good death". This is the January 19, 2023 episode.

More Sex & Disability

Authored on January 12, 2023

Joeita discusses the Holland-Bloorview Online Disability and Sexuality Hub with Dr. Amy McPherson and artist Wesley Magee-Saxton. Wesley discusses the importance of this resource in relation to their journey of self-discovery as a trans disabled person. You can find the hub at https://hollandbloorview.ca/disability-sexuality-resource-hub This is the January 12, 2023 episode.