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Demystifying Disability: A discussion with Emily Ladau

Join author and activist, Emily Ladau, to discuss the value in sharing the stories to educate and to be in solidarity with others.

About this event

Please join them for a conversation about demystifying disability and the power of storytelling in that process. This conversation will be facilitated by author and disability rights activist, Emily Ladau, and will connect back to Emily’s new book, Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to be an Ally. All are welcome!

This event will be live captioned. Please reach out to allie@sufferingthesilence.org if there is any way they can make this event more accessible to you!

Emily Ladau is an internationally known disability rights activist, writer, and speaker. She is the editor in chief of the Rooted in Rights blog, a platform dedicated to amplifying authentic narratives of the intersectional disability experience. She also co-hosts The Accessible Stall, a podcast about disability issues. Ladau’s writing has been published in outlets including the New York Times, HuffPost, CNN, Self, Salon, Vice, The Daily Beast, Variety, and Marie Claire Australia. Her work is also included in the Criptiques Anthology and About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times. She has served as an expert source on disability issues for outlets including NPR, Vox, Washington Post, and Teen Vogue, and has been featured in a range of press outlets including Newsday, BuzzFeed, CBS news, and US News & World Report.

Upcoming Dates

No future dates are known at this time.

Past Dates

  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 7:00 - 8:00 pm