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The burden and consequences of self-advocacy for disabled BIPOC

The burden and consequences of self-advocacy for disabled BIPOC Aparna R. Plain language summary https://media.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/content.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/Aparna_R-ADA30InColor-The_burden_and_consequences_of_self-advocacy_for_disabled_BIPOC.mp3 The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed the year I was born and it … Continue Reading The burden and consequences of self-advocacy for disabled BIPOC

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Decolonization as a Strategy for Accommodating Disabilities

Decolonization as a Strategy for Accommodating Disabilities Rachel Setzer Content notes: colonization, genocide, intergenerational trauma Plain language summary https://media.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/content.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/Rachel_Setzer-Decolonization_as_a_Strategy_for_Accommodating_Disabilities.mp3 The story of my disabilities starts hundreds of years ago, when … Continue Reading Decolonization as a Strategy for Accommodating Disabilities

Picture of Hector standing in the hallway of his house. The walls and floors are wooden and there are some pictures of his family on the wall. He is standing and is wearing a T-shirt that reads WeRNative that has an native patterns. He is wearing dark blue jeans and great Crocks. His hands are in his pant pockets and he is wearing a lime green bracelet that reads “Each Mind Matters”. He is smiling at the camera and is wearing a turquoise and silver pendant on a small chain around his neck.

After 30 Years the ADA Leaves People with Psychiatric Disabilities Behind

After 30 Years the ADA Leaves People with Psychiatric Disabilities Behind Héctor M. Ramírez Content notes: suicide, suicidal ideation, hospitalization, forced treatment, violence Plain language summary https://media.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/content.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/Hector_Ramirez-After_30_Years_the_ADA_Leaves_People_with_Psychiatric_Disabilities_Behind.mp3 I have lived … Continue Reading After 30 Years the ADA Leaves People with Psychiatric Disabilities Behind

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ADA 30: No Justice for Disabled Native People

ADA 30: No Justice for Disabled Native People Jen Deerinwater  Content notes: genocide, sexual assault, eugenics, suicide, suicide attempts, intergenerational trauma Plain language summary https://media.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/content.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/Jen_Deerinwater-ADA_30_No_Justice_for_Disabled_Native_People_.mp3 Waking up has been increasingly … Continue Reading ADA 30: No Justice for Disabled Native People

A south asian person poses in a Jazzy Passport folding power chair. He has on brown lace up boots, a colorful floral skirt, and a white lace top. He has a conference badge. He is smiling.

They can take away the Mosque, but they’ll never take my faith

They can take away the Mosque, but they’ll never take my faith Noor Pervez Plain language summary https://media.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/content.blubrry.com/disability_visibility/Noor_Pervez-They_can_take_away_the_Mosque_but_they_ll_never_take_my_faith.mp3 When I think about faith, I feel love, first, then pain. It … Continue Reading They can take away the Mosque, but they’ll never take my faith