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Journeys: Season 3, Episode 29 – Samantha Maxwell

We had a great chat with Samantha Maxwell and her publisher Allan Longshadow about inclusion, accessibility and barriers faced by people with disabilities.


00:00 Intro
03:29 Samantha’s Journey
08:10 Changing Perceptions Together
09:53 Samantha’s Book “CP Isn’t Me”
11:53 Where Experience And Advocacy Meet Respectfully
14:37 A Collective Journey
15:30 Employers And Disability
21:20 A Very Misguided Hierarchy
23:50 Ethical Representation
25:12 Positive Discussions, Mostly Positive Reponses
27:17 Interesting And Valuable Connections
29:02 Samantha’s Upcoming Book
31:49 Advocating Through Resistance With Resilience
36:25 Normalizing Disability In A New Way
41:57 Disability Research
44:30 Relative Equality
45:43 Recap

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