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Geri Jewell - Still Sparkling

The Cracks of Life – Geri Jewell

It was more than 20 years ago that Chet Cooper and actress Geri Jewell first met at her home in Southern California, when he ... Read more

Geri’s Survivor Guide

Because I was on a sitcom called The Facts of Life, and because I know the actress Lisa Whelchel, I have received tons of ... Read more
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Melissa Manchester — Celebrating Her 50th Anniversary Making Music

A career spanning 50 years, singer-songwriter, actress, recording artist, Grammy award-winning Melissa Manchester has multiple albums and counting. Manchester has had her songs recorded ... Read more
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Norman Lear — Even This I got to Experience

On a foggy morning in Bel Air, California, ABILITY’s columnist, actress Geri Jewell and interviewer David Zimmerman, found themselves driving through a gated property ... Read more
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TV Legend Charlotte Rae Dies at 92

TV actress Charlotte Rae passed away on Sunday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 92. A star of the small and big ... Read more
David Zimmerman

Meet The Biz — Actors Training Actors

Circa 2011 Even while growing up in Northern California’s Bay Area, David Zimmerman knew his sights were set on a career in Hollywood. In ... Read more
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ADA30 Lead On: Celebration of Disability Arts, Culture, Education & Pride

As the nation ramps up to the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA30) on July 26, 2020, the 50-member ADA Lead ... Read more
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Media Access Awards — 40th Anniversary & Easterseals 100 Years

The Media Access Awards (MAA), celebrating its 40th anniversary, and its partner Easterseals, commemorating 100 years, presented a celebration honoring the best in disability ... Read more
Allen Rucker, Deb Calla and Fern Field

The Coelho Center & LCA hosted an Executive Leadership Roundtable and Flash Mentoring at LMU

The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation along with Lights! Camera! Access! hosted an Executive Leadership Roundtable, an engaging day of discussion, ... Read more
Cast and crew of Donna on the Go

‘Donna on the Go’ by Donna Russo and Peggy Lane

Donna Russo and Peggy Lane make up one of those dynamic duos only made in Hollywood. Donna is a dancer and actress; Peggy Lane ... Read more
Kathy Buckley

Kathy Buckley — Comedian, Author, Deaf Advocate

If you haven’t heard of Kathy Buckley, then drop whatever you’re doing and Google her. Watch her on YouTube, find her on Amazon. You ... Read more
Fern Field, David Hoberman and Norman Lear

Fern Field – Her Approach, a Winning Achievement

When “Maude’s Reunion” aired on February 21, 1977, none of us who worked on the show knew it would set off a domino effect ... Read more
Geri Jewell Human Vibration

Raising the Human Vibration

For some reason, so many of us are going through horrific challenges. It feels as though the universe is throwing curve balls at an ... Read more
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Make an Effort to Remember the Good Things

I am among millions of people who was thrilled to see 2017 go bye bye. It was not a year that I will ever ... Read more
Marsha Malamet

Marsha Malamet – Between Times of Incarnation

Picking up from Part 1, ABILITY’s Geri Jewell and David Zimmerman continue their interview with songwriter Marsha Malamet in her quaint bungalow in Hollywood, ... Read more
Bold. Brazen. Bankrupt

Bold. Brazen. Bankrupt!

We’re living in a world where people who previously breezed by in the shadows, and at other times boldly marched the red carpet, are ... Read more
Fern Field, David Hoberman and Norman Lear

Media Access Awards 2017 – Fern Field Lifetime Achievement Award

The Media Access Awards 2017 hosted by actor Oliver Trevena and Haben Girma. Girma quipt, “public speaking is easy when you can’t see the ... Read more
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Hurricanes, Fires and Earthquakes. Oh My

Lately, it seems as though hurricanes, fires and earthquakes are happening simultaneously around the world. It’s as if Mother Nature has a serious bone ... Read more
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Marsha Malamet – Music Legend

On a warm summer day, ABILITY’s Geri Jewell and David Zimmerman arrived at songwriter Marsha Malamet’s quaint bungalow, which boasts a view of the ... Read more
Geri Jewell Stand Up and be Counted

Be Counted

For nearly four decades, I’ve been a stand-up comedian. I began honing my craft in 1978, inching out into the spotlight on clubs’ amateur ... Read more