Disability Pride: What’s In A Name?

Date: Friday, February 17, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presenters: Moderator: Andy Imparato, Disability Rights California John Tschida, Association of University Centers on Disability Keith Hosey, Board Member, Center for Accessible Living Carissa Johnson, Center for Accessible Living Bev Harp, University of Kentucky Morgan Turner, University of Kentucky

Learning Objectives: This session features an engaging panel discussion centered on Disability Pride: what is it and how can we foster it? The panel will be moderated by Andy Imparato, Director of Disability Rights California, and includes John Tschida, AUCD Director; Keith Hosey, Board Member, Center for Accessible Living; Carissa Johnson, Independent Living Specialist, Center for Accessible Living; Bev Harp, Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) faculty and Director of Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers at the University of Kentucky, and Morgan Turner, Health Education Specialist at the University of Kentucky. Learning Objectives: 1. Gain understanding of the term disability pride 2. Learn different perspectives from people experiencing disability about society’s expectations around disability 3. Provide examples of how disability pride can be promoted at an individual and community level

Location: On Zoom

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