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Disability Poets in Da House!

Over the last few weeks, the JJ’s List Disability Awareness Players have been working with spoken word extraordinaire and hip hop artist Pinqy Ring, to come up with our own spoken word poem on disability awareness!

We’ve found spoken word to be…

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D-blogger of the Month: 5 Boys and 1 Girl make 6

This is a guest blog post by Katie Driscoll, a mother of a girl with Down Syndrome and the author of the blog 5 Boys and 1 Girl make 6.

On a beautiful day in August of 2009 my husband and I walked to the hospital…

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People with and without disabilities make a western!

Just came across this neat documentary about an annual camp where people with and without disabilities come together to make an original narrative film. They’ve finished filming and are currently in the edit stage. Take a look at their 4-minute video for more…

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The Movement

Could a wheelchair user take on the snow-capped mountains of Colorado on skis? Witness the story of five individuals from all walks of life who faced incredible obstacles, found the inspiration to overcome them and became real everyday heroes. Through skiing, each has ultimately discovered or rediscovered the freedom…

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Zach Anner on Oprah – Disability on TV like never before

JJ Hanley and John Gier

Article written by John Gier, a JJ’s List volunteer and self-advocate with Cerebral Palsy.

Zach Anner, a young male with Cerebral Palsy from Texas, is going to have his own show. “Rolling Around the World with Zach Anner” will be on the…

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