Steve Ferreira has been featured in numerous media segments. He isn't just a strong advocate for people with disabilities, but he also shares his insight and perspective of what its like to live with a disability.
THE CIRCUIT NEWS
Steve Ferreira collaborated with a team of mechanical engineering undergraduate students at UC Santa Barbara on their capstone project which focused on developing an accessible functional trainer for people in wheelchairs. This would allow athletes with disabilities to work out alongside their peers.
King 5 Evening Magazine with Jim Dever
Jim Dever did a segment on Steve’s work with students at Lindberg High School in Renton, WA. The video focuses on Steve assisting the students to build an accessible rowing machine. Steve is a motivational speaker, but he is also an athlete and has been disappointed with the lack of accessible equipment at local gyms. He is also involved with a project with a group of Engineering students at UC Santa Barbara to develop an accessible functional trainer for people who are wheelchair users. The goal is to have accessible equipment in all gyms.
Steve Ferreira, Executive Director of Beyond Disabilities, was featured on Season 4, Episode 7 of Asian Voices. Asian Voices is a cultural and educational cable TV show featuring Asian and Pacific Islanders. Asian Voices attempts to break down the stereotypes and barriers and create a positive voice for these cultures. Steve was interviewed for his advocacy for the disabled community.
In his TEDx Talk, athlete and speaker Steve Ferreira, Executive Director of Beyond Disabilities,
addresses misconceptions made about him as a person living with cerebral palsy. Despite the
immense challenges he has faced, Steve inspires his audience and proves we're all "just people"
Common Good Church Podcast
In Episode 9 of the CG Podcast, Pastor Royce interviews Steve Ferreira, Executive Director of Beyond Disabilities. As a motivational speaker, Steve Ferreira aims to raise disability awareness within each and every community he addresses. Beyond Disabilities advocates for people with disabilities and strives to inspire all people to accomplish their own goals. Steve’s workshop help the community gain an understanding of living with a disability or perceived limitation and rising beyond it.
20 Minutes Talks with Ben West
Steve Ferreira, Executive Director of Beyond Disabilities, had an interview with Ben West on 20minutes talks. Ben seeks to showcase people that have interesting lives. Steve was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at 3 months old. Steve talks about his life and overcoming obstacles. Steve has parlayed his challenges and success into a career in motivational speaking.
King 5 News with Amanda Pendleton
This is the inspiring story of Steve Ferreira, Executive Director of Beyond Disabilities, who has never let cerebral palsy get in his way. Thanks to an unlikely friendship forged at the gym, Steve is now training for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.