In the Media
Read the latest media coverage about the Holland Bloorview community and the #DearEverybody campaign.
21-year old Nathan has cerebral palsy and shares the effects of ableism in his life as it relates to his race and identity. He says about ableism, “I faced it quite a lot, especially being a Black male with a disability”. Nathan recalls being stopped by police officers who have accused him of stealing a walker that was indeed his.
Nathan talks about the intersectionality of race and disability, how ableism has affected his life and how he’s helping to spread the message of inclusion to classrooms and workplaces across Ontario.
Stewart Wong, Vice-President – Communications, Marketing and Advocacy, in conversation with Accessible Media Inc. discusses the importance of the Dear Everybody campaign and the need for disability representation in the media.
15-year old Paige talks about disability representation on Toronto Life. Paige talks about authentic representation of disability in books and on screen. In conversation, she expresses her views on the Dear Everybody campaign and the necessity to see disability differently.