Describes the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act
An interview with disability justice activist, attorney, educator, community organizer, scholar, speaker and consultant on disability justice, racial justice and mutual aid.
This insightful bog post from David Pitonyak provides a guide for developing support plans for people with behavioral challenges. It is based off of the idea that behavioral challenges result form unmet needs
Access, Autonomy, and Dignity: Comprehensive Sexuality Education for People with Disabilities provides issue briefs and resources on sexuality education for people with disabilities. It was created in partnership with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) and the National Partnership for Women and Families.
The resources in this toolkit present the current landscape of emergency preparedness planning and response related to disability. These resources can help people with disabilities and their caregivers, emergency managers, first responders, and community-based organizations prepare for emergencies and disasters. They can also help to facilitate further research by federal agencies and promote interagency collaboration related to disability and emergency preparedness.
Recording of virtual event, “Experiences of Black Disabled People During & After Disasters: A Global Conversation”, held by the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration (GADRA) including universal sign language and closed captions.
This article provides adults tips for how to talk about and normalize disability with children.
This video is part 4 of 4 parts of the 2021 Institute for Social Healing Conference that was co-hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations on May 7th 2021. Time markers have been added for you to find presentations of interest. Presentation 11
Deborah Drain, Imani Lawson, and Christina Joe: Resiliency in the Face of Adversity: Covid-19 and Early Head Start Families. * The first 8 minutes of this video have been cut off due to technical difficulties. 00:00:00
Chris Fitz , Cody Miller, MSED, Krista Rittenhouse, & Colette Shaw: Restorative Justice in the Juvenile Justice and Higher Education: 00:14:50
Laura Evans, PhD, Evan Bradley, PhD, Eliana Peretz, & Hailey Grossi: Getting pronouns right: Gender, ethical reasoning, and preventing harm: 00:48:00
Alayna Munoz: The Impact of Covid-19 on Services Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: 00:59:22
Lydia X.Z. Brown’s plenary session at the 2021 National Sexual Assault Conference on the intersection of disability justice and violence prevention.
tools to help people with disabilities use supportive decision making as opposed to gaurdianship
It is free virtual Person-Centered Planning Training for people with disabilities and family members. This explains what person centered planning is and how it relates to disability justice. It also provides information on a free training. The training is most relevant to people in the state of Maryland.
Tips for teachers in addressing suicide prevention week in their classrooms
Talk About Sexual Violence provides practical tools to address
the silent epidemic of sexual violence and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a supported decision-making lens
that supports victim-centered approaches.
This article describes the history of the Disability Rights Movement and the connection between racial justice and disability justice.
This study explores professional’s perspective on trauma-informed care with adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Please contact us for information on access to this article.
This article describes a bill called the HCBS Access Act that would eliminate the waiting list for Home and Community Based Services funded by Medicaid.