2018 Program of Presenters
Stratton Student Center
MIT, Cambridge, MA
"Increasing Resources for Autistic Women and People of Color"
"Decolonizing My Diagnosis: My Story of Institutional Racism and Ancestral Deliverance"
YouTube videos DIS 2018:
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"Audism: The Silent Microaggression"
"The Elephant in the Waiting Room: Self-Love, Health, and Queering Fat Acceptance"
Douglas Rogers, Shaya French
"There's No Disability Justice Behind Bars"
Gloria Jackson Nefertiti
"Disability Across the Rainbow"
Kat Perez, Nisha Agarwal
"On the Margins: Why Immigration is a Disability Rights Issue "
Kayla Shanks and Kiana Teixiera, BrAGLY
"Intersections of being a Disabled Youth"
"Movements to Move the Marginalized from the Margins"
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
"Boston Book Launch, Reading an Author Discussion: Care Work Dreaming Disability Justice?"
"Radical Accessibility: A Dis/Abled Organizers' Manifesto"
"Advocating for Others / Advocating for Myself: The Story of a Youth Activist with a Disability"
"Mending Spirits: Disabled Mestiza Self-Care"
Shanthiya Baheerathan, Disability Justice Network of Ontario
"The Era of Modern Eugenics"
Sorretie Jaro and Pauline Bosma
"Leadership / People First"
Timotheus Gordon Jr
"Autistic Identity in the African Diaspora"