PODCASTS & VIDEOS
RP COMMUNITY MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Lance Johnson was diagnosed with RP at the age of 12. Both his mother and one sibling have RP. He's a 30-year old freelance video editor living independently in Brooklyn. He started the See-Through Pod podcast to create transparency on life with a disability through the broadcast of raw conversations with the disability community.
Lance interviews people who "are shaping the future of the disability community." Guests have included artists, athletes, influencers, motivational speakers, comedians, scientists, researchers, technologists and human rights activists. His show focuses on living life. All episodes are great.
Catarina Rivera, MSEd, MPH is a public speaker and DEI consultant with over 14 years of experience in the public sector. Catarina works with companies to advance disability awareness, inclusion, and accessibility. She is the founder of Blindish Latina, a platform smashing disability stigmas through storytelling. Catarina has worn hearing aids from a young age and was diagnosed with progressive vision loss at 17 years old. She has a BA from Duke University, a MSEd from Bank Street College of Education, and an MPH from Hunter College. She is a member of RespectAbility's National Disability Speakers Bureau. Catarina is committed to social justice.
Through her work, Catarina shares her expertise and lived experience. "As a disabled Latine woman, I'm proud of my intersectional identities. I'm proud of my disability. My white cane makes me feel powerful. I live a rich, exciting life and I deserve full inclusion into society."
Michael Tubiak &
The RP Show
Facebook Channel & YouTube Channel
Michael Tubiak was diagnosed with RP when he was 14, maintaining most of his vision into his 30's. Then, his vision dramatically declined. In 2019, he started Living Free with RP. Michael now co-hosts The RP Show with Steve Johnson, a Brit who also has RP. The two created the show because they "wanted to share all of the knowledge that they have learned over the years, especially wanting to help those who are newly diagnosed. To help them feel more at ease".
Juan Alcazar is a legally blind filmmaker. He started JC5 Productions, to post new content and talk about both blindness and disability. Viewer will find a range of short films, from comedy sketches to very serous dramatic shorts and some horror films. He's a storyteller that's dedicated his energy and passion to write, film, and edit.