Emily: Speech Impairment

Youth with disabilities(motivation) Emily has a speech impairment, and has had it since she was 7 years old. Find out what motivates her!

Stephanie Graham interviews Kathryn Poe: Life and The Big Choice

Kathryn is a student at Capital University. Even though she is 20, she has lived a full life ranging from being a college to having a super rare disease.

Origins of the #CripTheVote movement with the founders and co-partners: Gregg Beratan, Andrew Pulrang, and Alice Wong

The 2016 election was unprecedented in more ways than one. This oral history recalls the origins of #CripTheVote, a nonpartisan online movement activating and engaging disabled people on policies and practices important to the disability community. Created at the beginning...

The shaping of Susan Fisher’s life and her empathetic past.

Conducted in Santa Cruz, California, student Kayla Penny (age 15) interviews Susan Fisher (age 45) about a childhood story and the effect it had on Susan’s future. Fisher shares her story of dealing with individuals troubled with mental health such...

Stereotypes

Kim talks about her experiences with stereotypes around having a disability

Disability and a mother

Nasiah had a disabled child this is her story of him

Up and Downs of Raising Four Children

Nancy Herzog describes her life as a mother, raising four children all with different biological fathers. She talks about the hardships of raising a child with a disability.

Sophie Dalfonzo and her grandmother Pearl Siegel talk about Pearl’s life as an immigrant living in America.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Middletown, New Jersey, Sophie Dalfonzo (14) interviews her grandmother Pearl Siegel (70) about her life story. Ms. Siegel talks about how her family traveled from Poland to Germany to America and...

From 1984 to Now

My dad and I talk about his disability, and how his life is since becoming disabled.

Interview with my Disabled Mom

I talk to my mom about her experience growing up after experiencing a stroke at birth.

Speak power to Truth project with Colleen Bowen

In multiple schools, Colleen Bowen has helped many children with both mental and physical disabilities. In this interview she explains how she got involved, the patience it takes, and the lessons she’s learned though her former job.

How An Asset Helped Me Overcome A Challenge

In my interview, I talked about how I used my caring and patient personality to help a kid who was hard of hearing and had learning disabilities.

The truth about the foster care system from a disability standpoint

In and out of the foster care system her whole life Shay defeats the odds or beats the odds. In fact her goal is to make a difference from a disability standpoint in the foster care system