“I had done abstract work in the past but when we come together through different backgrounds and abilities, we really can see through a new lens.”
In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re reflecting on the women who started LADD – women who broke barriers, rejected institutionalization and revolutionized services for people with disabilities.
Like many marginalized groups, people with disabilities have often been the butt of jokes. But comedy can also open doors and break down barriers, using humor as a way to show prejudices or assumptions of society.
Fifty-five participants across LADD are part of the challenge, aiming to walk or roll for at least a few minutes every day for 12 weeks.
This month, we reached an exciting milestone in the fight against COVID-19.
As American society commemorates Black History Month and continues to reckon with the state of racism and equity in our country, disability advocate James Harley reflects on disability in the African American community.