Disability awareness education for students and teachers led by people living with disabilities
Many obstacles exist for people with disabilities:
Stereotypes and misconceptions
Lack of challenge in school
Violence and bullying
Discrimination in the workplace
Higher rates of unemployment and poverty
Empathy has decreased by
in students that have entered college since 2010.*
*Sara H. Konrath. (2010). Changes in Dispositional Empathy in American College Students Over Time: A Meta-Analysis. SAGE Journals, University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.
We empower people who live with disabilities by providing employment and a platform to share their individual stories and advocate for others.
After experiencing our program, participants will have a better understanding and appreciation for others with different abilities. This will impact their future interactions, spread empathy and create a more collaborative and inclusive environment.