Disability, Sport, and Health

CBS Radio: "Cal's Power Soccer Program Setting a New Inclusive Standard for Athletics" by Doug Sovern. First aired March 5, 2015. Audio recording here.

UC Berkeley News Center (2016). "Power soccer joins Berkeley's list of inclusive sports" written by Gretchen Kell and video produced by Roxanne Makasdjian. http://news.berkeley.edu/2016/03/01/power-soccer-joins-berkeleys-list-of-inclusive-sports/

Athletic Management Magazine (2015), "Poised to Score: Developing ways for student's with disabilities to participate in sports is not just a thing to do. It's a mandate from the federal government. Here's how some schools are stepping up" by Caitlin Hayes. October / November 2015 Edition. PDF version available here.

Office of Equity and Inclusion, UC Berkeley: "Chapter 3, Matt Grigorieff and the Fitness-For-All Program as Catalyst for Campus Change" by Marguerite Judson. October 2015. Copy available here.

Annenberg Media, University of Southern California: "Seeing Past the Limits" by Brenna Devanney. December 10, 2015. PDF version available here.

UC Section Club Inc. (2015). Breeze Philanthropy Giving Report, Featuring New Net Purchases for the Cal Goalball Team. Fall 2015 PDF Report Version.

KTSF Channel 26 News (2015), "Cal Goalball Team for Blind Students" by Jo Wan.  http://www.ktsf.com/cal-goalball-team-for-blind-students/ (featured in Mandarin). Originally aired October 2, 2015.

KTSF Channel 26 News (2015), "Tiffany Zhou and her Goalball Team Story" by Jo Wan.  http://www.ktsf.com/news-video/?bcid=4528030650001 (featured in Mandarin). Originally aired October 5, 2016. 

Berkeley Educator (2015), Graduate School of Education Annual Publication: “Chancellor Nicholas Dirks reconizes first collegiate Goalball Team” by Gretchen Kell. PDF version available here. 

UC Berkeley News Center: "Power Soccer to join athletics lineup" by Gretchen Kell. August 24, 2015. http://news.berkeley.edu/2015/08/21/power-soccer-to-join-athletics-for-fall-lineup/ or PDF Version

UC Berkeley News Center: "Aspiring U.S. Paralympics to gather at UC Berkeley" by Gretchen Kell. June 26, 2015. http://news.berkeley.edu/2015/06/22/aspiring-u-s-paralympians-to-gather-at-uc-berkeley/

LA Times (cover story): "Goalball, a sport invented for blind WWII vets, catches on at Cal" by Larry Gordon. April 18, 2015. http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-blind-sports-20150418-story.html or PDF version

UC Berkeley News Center: "Golf with Marty is a lesson in inclusivity" by Gretchen Kell. March 12, 2015. http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2015/03/12/golf-with-marty-is-a-lesson-in-inclusivity/ or PDF version

KQED PBS: "California Health Report: Bay Area Golf coach With Cerebral Palsy Defies Stereotypes (w/video news feature)" by Jeremy Raff. March 5, 2015. http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2015/03/05/bay-area-golf-coach-with-cerebral-palsy-defies-stereotypes-video/ or PDF version

NBC New KGW Portland: "Portland State University to host ‘goalball’ tournament for the Visually Impaired." http://www.kgw.com/story/sports/2015/03/23/psu-to-host-goalball-tournament-for-visually-impaired/70356704/#

JJslist (Where business and people with disabilities connect): "Goalball: A Collegiate Sport for Athletes with Disabilities” by JJ Hanley. January 27, 2015. http://www.jjslist.com/blog/goalball-a-collegiate-sport-for-athletes-with-disabilities

West Welfare Society Territory: "Goalball mania spreads among Berkeley's blind students" by Ann Madia. January 20, 2015. http://www.west-info.eu/goalball-mania-spreads-among-berkeleys-blind-students/

San Jose Mercury News: "First Competitive College Team for Blind Athletes" by Katie Murphy. November 27, 2014. http://www.mercurynews.com/News/ci_27088585/NCAA-dreams-for-Cals-competitive-team-for-the-blind
Republished by the Los Angeles Daily News. December 13, 2014.

Cal TV: "UC Berkeley Goalball" by Braunstein, K., Darvin, K., Ramanathan, R., Thibault, L., and Banares, M. December 3, 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EM88BSmp0gA

CBS Radio: "About the Bay: UC Berkeley Introduces ‘Goalball’, A Sport For Blind Students" by Mike Sugerman. November 10, 2014. http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/audio/mike-sugermans-about-the-bay/   Audio recording available here

UC Berkeley Media Press Release: "Chancellor Dirks to Introduce First Cal Blind College Athletic Team During the Cal vs. UCLA Football Game" by Gretchen Kell. October 14, 2014. 

UC Berkeley News Center: "New Athletic Team Breaks Barriers for the Disabled" by Gretchen Kell. September 25, 2014. http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2014/09/22/new-athletic-team-breaks-barriers-for-the-disabled/ or PDF version

Daily California: "Visually Impaired Students Score in Campus Goalball Team" by Philip Cerles. September 21, 2014. http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2014/09/22/new-athletic-team-breaks-barriers-for-the-disabled/

Berkeleyside: "Disabled Athletes Among Beneficiaries of UC Berkeley Fund" by Jasper Burget. May 20, 2014. http://www.berkeleyside.com/2014/05/20/disabled-athletes-high-school-high-achievers-among-beneficiaries-of-cal-fund/ or PDF version

San Francisco Chronicle (front page): "Cal’s Disabled Students Program Unites Through Sports" by Nanette Asimov. May 2, 2014. http://www.sfgate.com/education/article/Cal-s-disabled-students-program-unites-through-5452710.php or PDF version

Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley: "Anyone’s Game Documentary (accompanied online version of above SF Chronicle article)" by Jake Nicol. May 4, 2014. http://vimeo.com/93623923

UC Berkeley News Center Broadcast Division: "Berkeley in the News, Top Campus TV News Highlights for fall 2013." Published Spring 2014.   

Croatian Radio and Television Network: "Goalball: Paralympic sport as an elective course for all students." May 4, 2016. http://sport.hrt.hr/329584/goalball-paraolimpijski-sport-izborni-kolegij-za-sve-studente

Comcast Sports Network: "Cal Offering Goalball Academic Course" by Fallon Smith. Originally aired March 15, 2014. http://www.csnbayarea.com/video_content_type/cal-offering-goal-ball-academic-course

The Berkeley Graduate: "Disability Health Maintenance Program for Equal Access to Health and Fitness" by Tina Ding. March 7, 2014. http://www.theberkeleygraduate.com/2014/03/disability-health-maintenance-program-for-equal-access-to-health-and-fitness/ or PDF version

Cal Alumni Magazine: "Goalball in Blindfolds, Soccer in Wheelchairs: Cal Busts Barriers to Competitive Sports" by Katherine Seligman. February 11, 2014. http://alumni.berkeley.edu/california-magazine/just-in/2014-02-12/goalball-blindfolds-soccer-wheelchairs-cal-busts-barriers or PDF version

PAC-12 Network: "UC Berkeley Goalball." Originally aired November 2, 2013. http://www.snappytv.com/snaps/cal-goal-ball-about-arizona-state-at-california-on-pac-12-bay-area

Daily California: "An Inside Look at Cal’s Life-Changing Golf Class" by Alex Mabanta. June 24, 2013. http://www.dailycal.org/2013/06/24/an-inside-look-at-cals-life-changing-golf-class/ or PDF version

CBS National Evening New: "A Sport for the Blind Broadens Perspectives" by John Blackstone. Originally aired June 2, 2013. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-sport-for-the-blind-broadens-perspectives/

ABC Channel 7 News San Francisco: "UC Berkeley Students Test Sport Designed for the Visual Impaired" by Lyanne Melendez. April 29, 2013. http://abclocal.go.com/story?section=news/local/east_bay&id=9081587

Daily California: "Introducing Goalball, Cal’s Most Inclusive Sport" by Alex Mabanta. May 13, 2013. http://www.dailycal.org/2013/05/13/introducing-goalball-cals-most-inclusive-sport/

UC Berkeley Public Affairs: "Golf Fore Vets Program" by Roxanne Makasdjan. April 26, 2013. Copy available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUHjCF5lysA

UC Berkeley News Center: "Fitness-for-All is an exercise in inclusion" by Cathy Cockwell. April 24, 2014. http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2013/04/24/fitness-for-all-is-an-exercise-in-inclusion/

Berkeleyan: "Accessible Workout Equipment Coming to the RSF" by Andrea Lampros. October 14, 2012. http://diversity.berkeley.edu/accessible-workout-equipment-coming-rsf or PDF version

Wellness Advocacy

Daily California: "Wellness fee referendum a golden opportunity for all" by Matthew Grigorieff, Madison Gordon, and Dax Vivid. Published in print and online June 15, 2015. http://www.dailycal.org/2015/06/15/wellness-fee-referendum-golden-opportunity-for-all/  

Daily California: "YES Endorsements, Wellness Referendum" by the Senior Editorial Board. April 7, 2015. http://asuc2015.dailycal.org/

Daily California: "Ballot Measure 2015. Yes Wellness Referendum" by the Independent Student Publishing Co. Copyright 2015.

 Daily California: "Wellness referendum will create a healthier, more inclusive campus" by Deepika Dilip and Wyatt Anderson. March 31, 2015. http://www.dailycal.org/2015/03/31/wellness-referendum-will-create-a-healthier-more-inclusive-campus/

Votewellness.com: "Pro campaign web site, media resource center, and information hub for voters" by numerous pro-wellness campain coalition leaders.  

Daily California: "ASUC Senate to vote on adding student wellness referendum to April ballot" by Jamie Bguyen. March 2, 2015. http://www.dailycal.org/2015/03/02/asuc-senate-vote-adding-student-wellness-referendum-april-ballot/

Daily California: "Wellness Referendum Considered for Next ASUC Election" by Philip Cerles. September 21, 2014. http://www.dailycal.org/2014/09/25/possible-wellness-referendum/

Daily California: "Graduate Assembly and ASUC Seeks to Promote Student Wellness by Establishing Workgroup" by Bo Kovitz. February 13, 2014. http://www.dailycal.org/2014/02/13/asuc-senate-seeks-promote-student-wellness-establishing-workgroup/

Other Advocacy 

Gender and Women's Studies Department, UC Berkeley: "GWS Alumni Forges Civil Rights for the Disability Community" by Tenzin MP. 2015-16 addition pubished in May 2015. 

Cal TV News: "Rethinking Disability Accessibility on Campus" by Julia Swan, Dianne Lee, Camellia Mikhaili, and Elizabeth Trenholm. Available at (04/26/2016) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3MBsxNIvxE&app=desktop

Daily California: "Yale University professor to join campus institute as chair of disability studies" by Pressley Pratt. November 20, 2015. http://www.dailycal.org/2015/11/19/yale-university-professor-to-join-campus-institute-as-chair-of-disability-studies/

Berkeley Graduate Division. "Graduate Student Champions Services for People with Disabilities" by Sean Havey. April 14, 2014. http://grad.berkeley.edu/news/headlines/student-champions-services-disabled/

Haas Scholar: "Disability Studies, Disabled Student Services: Making the Link in Physical Education at UC Berkeley" by Matt Grigorieff. http://hsp.berkeley.edu/haas-fellows/detail/2903

Daily California: "Why student need Michael Williams as athletic director" by Grigorieff et. al. April 3, 2015.  http://www.dailycal.org/2015/04/03/why-students-need-michael-williams-as-athletic-director/


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