9 - Celebration For All

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By Resilience Squadron, Greg Norman, and Jack Vasvary. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Resilience Squadron is a monthly podcast where Greg Norman and Jack Vasvary share and discuss great stories related to disability, chronic illness, and mental health within the Star Wars fandom.

It’s Celebration time. In this episode Greg and Jack are joined by Terrie Lee, who co-created the Facebook group Star Wars Celebration ADA Attendees, as they have an in-depth discussion with Austin Whitney, CEO of Ten Fifty Entertainment, who is handling accommodations for Celebration 2022 in Anaheim on May 26-29. Austin tells us about how his experiences with music festivals and other events helped him adjust to his own disability, shares his approach and philosophy for running inclusive events, and answers specific questions about accommodations at Celebration.

Disclaimer

This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice. If you have questions about a medical condition, please consult your nearest 2-1B medical droid.

Episode Links:

StarWarsCelebration.com – ADA Assistance Program

StarWarsCelebration.com – Health & Safety

Star Wars Celebration ADA Attendees Facebook Group

Ten Fifty Entertainment

Accessible Festivals

Ophelia the Festival Dog’s Instagram

Terrie’s Instagram (NerdGirlTravels)

Celebration ADA support email: ada@reedpop.com

Music:

Soaring Theme and Restless by SoundsCrate.com

https://soundscrate.com/royalty-free-music/Soaring-Theme

https://soundscrate.com/sound-effects/soundscrate-restless

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