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Disability Crosses Borders is a home for the stories where disability, migration and culture meet. Hosted by disabled migrant Áine Kelly-Costello, it centres the lived experience of disabled people as we move between places and cultures. DCB doesn't shy away from conversations about the systemic change needed to truly value disabled lives and dignity. Join us! Find summaries and transcripts at disabilitycrossesborders.com.

Disability Crosses Borders Áine Kelly-Costello

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Disability Crosses Borders is a home for the stories where disability, migration and culture meet. Hosted by disabled migrant Áine Kelly-Costello, it centres the lived experience of disabled people as we move between places and cultures. DCB doesn't shy away from conversations about the systemic change needed to truly value disabled lives and dignity. Join us! Find summaries and transcripts at disabilitycrossesborders.com.

    Culture, Community and Care with Jiya Pandya and Kim Fernandes

    Culture, Community and Care with Jiya Pandya and Kim Fernandes

    Welcome to Disability Crosses Borders, a podcast and blog featuring stories where disability, migration and culture meet. I’m Áine Kelly-Costello and today, I talk to two disabled queer South Asian scholars studying in the US. If you like unpacking the language we use to make sense of our place in the world on multiple axes… Continue reading Culture, Community and Care with Jiya Pandya and Kim Fernandes

    • 32 min
    Disability Advocacy Between Countries and Cultures with Peter Torres Fremlin

    Disability Advocacy Between Countries and Cultures with Peter Torres Fremlin

    Peter Torres Fremlin works in international cooperation for disabled people and has lived abroad extensively. Following his life’s trajectory, we cover how Peter found his love for the field, disability rights between countries, living your values as an international consultant, and more. Enjoy. Subscribe to Disability Debrief. Follow Peter on Twitter. Share this episode Read… Continue reading Disability Advocacy Between Countries and Cultures with Peter Torres Fremlin

    • 57 min
    Blind social work students on advocacy, intersections and growing up between cultures, with Fatuma Abdi and Jessica Kar

    Blind social work students on advocacy, intersections and growing up between cultures, with Fatuma Abdi and Jessica Kar

    You’re listening to Disability Crosses Borders, featuring stories where disability, migration and culture meet. I’m Áine Kelly-Costello and today I talk to two blind social work students first Fatuma Abdi, and second Jessica Karim. I chose to interview them one at a time as they’ve grown up between totally separate cultures and have distinct life… Continue reading Blind social work students on advocacy, intersections and growing up between cultures, with Fatuma Abdi and Jessica Kar

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Afghan disability activist’s message to world: “Don’t forget people with disability in Afghanistan”

    Afghan disability activist’s message to world: “Don’t forget people with disability in Afghanistan”

    Samiulhaq Sami is a disability rights advocate living in Kabul, working nationally and internationally. He fears for his life and the well-being of his family. He also wants governments and donors to pay attention to the compounding challenges people with disabilities are experiencing in Afghanistan, especially under Taliban rule. Transcript Organisations of persons with disabilities… Continue reading Afghan disability activist’s message to world: “Don’t forget people with disability in Afghanistan”

    • 8 min
    Independent living and disability advocacy from Japan to NZ with Umi Asaka

    Independent living and disability advocacy from Japan to NZ with Umi Asaka

    Welcome to Disability Crosses Borders, a podcast and blog featuring stories where disability, migration and culture meet. I’m your host Áine Kelly-costello and today I talk to disability researcher and advocate Umi Asaka. We explore disability advocacy, especially the independent living movement, in Japan and New Zealand. And Umi tells us about the roots and… Continue reading Independent living and disability advocacy from Japan to NZ with Umi Asaka

    • 32 min
    Growing up between Korean, NZ and US cultures, with Ju Hyeon Han and Miso Kwak

    Growing up between Korean, NZ and US cultures, with Ju Hyeon Han and Miso Kwak

    Two blind immigrants share their journeys navigating multiple school systems, parental expectations, disability identity and more.

    • 59 min

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