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Empowerment & disabled well being

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Intersectionality & Disability, The Keri Gray Group

Keri Gray, founder and CEO of the Keri Gray Group, advises young professionals, businesses, and organizations on issues around disability, race, gender, and intersectionality. Keri illustrates how the framework of intersectionality is essential to true inclusion.

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Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Oppression and Empowerment

James Charlton has produced a ringing indictment of disability oppression, which, he says, is rooted in degradation, dependency, and powerlessness and is experienced in some form by five hundred million persons throughout the world who have physical, sensory, cognitive, or developmental...

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Disability Pride: The High Expectations of a New Generation

Millions of young people grew up knowing the landmark Americans With Disabilities Act as a birthright. They now demand its guarantees — and even more.

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Triple Cripples| TEDxSussexUni - Empowerment as a Disabled, Black Woman

The dynamic duo of Jumoke and Kym tackle the topic of empowerment and what that means for disabled, Black women.

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Miracle Boy Grows Up: How the Disability Rights Revolution Saved My Sanity

Ben Mattlin lives a normal, independent life. Why is that interesting? Because Mattlin was born with spinal muscular atrophy, a congenital muscle weakness from which he was expected to die in childhood.

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“Crip Camp” Brings Visibility to the History of Disabled Activists

As it pieces together the history of disability rights in the USA, Crip Camp highlights over and over again, how the language of the Civil Rights Movement empowered the voices of disability rights organizations as they defined the language of their protests and demands.

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Uncovering: an Empowering Pathway to Disability Identity | Heather Evans | TEDxUofW

In her talk, Heather discusses empowering disability identity and reframing disability as a social construct. She explores, through personal stories, how discussing disability and practicing 'uncovering' can lead to a new societal understanding of disability.

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Disabled People Don’t Need So Many Fancy New Gadgets. We Just Need More Ramps.

Technology isn’t always the answer.

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Disability and Body Image

Discussing what I think are the 5 biggest challenges that disabled people face in developing a healthy/positive body image and how I tackle them.

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Emma Hawkins - Empowerment - Aspirations - Goals - Disability Awareness Training Video

In this video Emma speaks about her goals, aspirations and what empowerment means from her perspective. Emma works across the UK delivering training, consultancy and mentoring services to individuals and organisations who want to work more effectively with people with disabilities.

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