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On January 9, 2018, Alice Wong interviewed Judith Heumann for the Disability Visibility Project with the StoryCorps app. Judy talked about growing up as a Jewish disabled girl in Brooklyn, her family, and the need for disabled people to find...
Bonnie St. John (55) speaks to her husband Allen Haines (60) about learning to ski at an early age as an amputee, finding a skiing community with both athletes with disabilities and Black skiers, competing at the 1985 Paralympics in...
Anthony Tusler (67) talks with Evelyn Thorne (25) about growing up as a person living with disabilities. Anthony describes his activism work, embracing a disability identity, and his advocacy position at Sonoma State. Anthony also talks about his photography projects,...
Stanley Yarnell (66) talks with Emily Smith Beitiks (31) about being a physician and living with disabilities. Stanley describes where he grew up, how he became blind, training with a cane, becoming a disability advocate, experiencing job discrimination and how...
Amber DiPietra, 29, and Jessie Lorenz, 31, talk about their visual impairments, and how they navigate the world.
Heidi Seretan (33) talks with Christopher Abreu Rosario (32) about why she is passionate about working in education serving students living with disabilities. Heidi describes how she first started working with special education students and what she wishes people understood...
COVID-19 has brought a sudden, drastic change to life as we know it, especially for the individuals supported by one Rhode Island human services agency, Perspectives Corporation. Site Supervisor Gabrielle Rossi (21) talks with Social Media Coordinator Sara Porcaro (22)...
Luke Alvarez is a science teacher at Carusi Middle School in Cherry Hill, surfer and board shaper. Local to Tuckerton, NJ, Luke also runs a small business where he creates surf boards. Luke makes adaptable surf boards for people with...
Valerie Vivona (61) and Maureen Fitzgerald (62) talk about their experiences in the disability community. Valerie describes her childhood experiences, coming to Berkeley as a young adult, getting her first power wheelchair, and what she is most proud of in...
Alice Wong (46) talks with her friend, Rochelle Kwan (27), about growing up Asian American and disabled in the Midwest, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Disability Visibility Project.
Miranda Lee (25) talks to her Aunt Ellen Blaufox (58) about Miranda's experience as a disability advocate and as a disabled person herself navigating life.
Kat Zigmont (35) talks with Alex Ghenis (27) about their work at World Institute on Disability and about why they are passionate about creating greater equity for people living with disabilities.
Lezlie Frye: 2020-05-10 17:54:31 Lezlie Frye (41) talks with her mother, Martina Bianchi Frye (77) about motherhood, having a disabled child, being a disabled adult, and the joys and sorrows of parenting.