58 min

Disability: It's Not What You Think The Independent Life

    • Society & Culture

In this thought-provoking podcast episode, join hosts Tony Delisle and Vanessa Spero as they delve into the multifaceted world of disability. In their engaging webinar, they unravel the intricacies of disability - exploring the definition, synonyms, and positive language associated with the term "disability."

Tony and Vanessa go beyond mere definitions to discuss the concept of independent living and the vibrant culture surrounding it. They explore the attitudes and beliefs that shape our understanding of disability, addressing the pervasive issue of stigma within society.

Together, they provide a comprehensive view by discussing the perspectives of individuals working within the disability community, as well as sharing insights from those with personal experiences of disability. Through their conversations, they hope listeners gain a broader understanding of the diverse range of experiences and perspectives within the disability community.

Understanding the lexicon, laws, and cultural aspects surrounding disability can be daunting for those with limited exposure. Drawing from their own personal and professional experiences, Tony and Vanessa offer listeners an intimate glimpse into the world of disability, with the intentions of shedding light on the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities, while also highlighting the incredible resilience and strength within the community.

Stereotypes and stigmas are confronted head-on in this enlightening conversation. Tony and Vanessa debunk common misconceptions and provide invaluable insights to improve communication and foster inclusivity when interacting with people with disabilities. Additionally, they touch upon important legislation and laws pertaining to disability rights, empowering listeners to advocate for equality and accessibility.

Join us in this engaging and heartfelt discussion, as we challenge preconceived notions, and inspire listeners to embrace diversity and inclusion.

Note: This podcast episode is intended for informational purposes only and should not be taken as legal or medical advice.

In this thought-provoking podcast episode, join hosts Tony Delisle and Vanessa Spero as they delve into the multifaceted world of disability. In their engaging webinar, they unravel the intricacies of disability - exploring the definition, synonyms, and positive language associated with the term "disability."

Tony and Vanessa go beyond mere definitions to discuss the concept of independent living and the vibrant culture surrounding it. They explore the attitudes and beliefs that shape our understanding of disability, addressing the pervasive issue of stigma within society.

Together, they provide a comprehensive view by discussing the perspectives of individuals working within the disability community, as well as sharing insights from those with personal experiences of disability. Through their conversations, they hope listeners gain a broader understanding of the diverse range of experiences and perspectives within the disability community.

Understanding the lexicon, laws, and cultural aspects surrounding disability can be daunting for those with limited exposure. Drawing from their own personal and professional experiences, Tony and Vanessa offer listeners an intimate glimpse into the world of disability, with the intentions of shedding light on the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities, while also highlighting the incredible resilience and strength within the community.

Stereotypes and stigmas are confronted head-on in this enlightening conversation. Tony and Vanessa debunk common misconceptions and provide invaluable insights to improve communication and foster inclusivity when interacting with people with disabilities. Additionally, they touch upon important legislation and laws pertaining to disability rights, empowering listeners to advocate for equality and accessibility.

Join us in this engaging and heartfelt discussion, as we challenge preconceived notions, and inspire listeners to embrace diversity and inclusion.

Note: This podcast episode is intended for informational purposes only and should not be taken as legal or medical advice.

58 min

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