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5. Disability Representation, Access, & Ableism with Emily Ladau

In this episode of Beyond Awareness: Disability Awareness That Matters, author, speaker, and disability rights activist, Emily Ladau discusses the importance of authentic disability representation from an intersectional lens, being a lifelong learner, focusing on ableism and access, and how to avoid ableist disability awareness. 


Links Mentioned

Emily Ladau's Website

Emily Ladau's Book - Demystifying Disability: What to Say, What to Know, and How to be an Ally

The Accessible Stall Podcast with Emily Ladau and Kyle Khachadurian


Stay Connected with Diana

Diana's Website

Free Resource - 5 Keys to Going Beyond Awareness 

Beyond Awareness: Bringing Disability into Diversity in K-12 Schools & Communities - Diana's Book

Ed Roberts: Champion of Disability Rights - Diana's Children's Book

"Beyond Awareness" Digital Course

Diana's TEDx Talk

Beyond Awareness Facebook Page

Diana on Instagram


Credits and Image Description

Intro and outro music courtesy of Emmanuel Castro.

Podcast cover photo by Rachel Schlesinger Photography.

Podcast cover image description: Black and white photograph of Diana, a Spanish-American woman with long, wavy, brown hair. She is wearing a flowy, white blouse and smiles at camera as she leans against wooden building. Photo is colorfully framed with gold and orange rays of seeming sunshine on top half, and with solid sage green color on bottom half. Text reads "Beyond Awareness: Disability Awareness That Matters, Diana Pastora Carson, M.Ed."