Disability Visibility Project: A Community Partnership with StoryCorps

Please check out this timely and important project. I am so excited to see what comes of it.

Disability Visibility Project

To mark the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, StoryCorps in San Francisco is reserving a number of sessions from July 2014 – December 2014 for members of the disability community to record their stories.

Image of President George H.W. Bush signing the Americans with Disabilities Act with several other people around him.  Signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, July 26, 1990.


How It Works
  • Two people who know each other come to one of 3 stationary booths, located in San Francisco, Atlanta and Chicago, to record a meaningful conversation with each other, in any format and language that they choose. For the Disability Visibility Project, feel free to share your stories about the disability experience. What was life like before and after the ADA? How did it impact your life? What do you see in the future for people with disabilities? For more information on StoryCorps, visit http://storycorps.org/about/
  • After a 40-minute recording session, each participant pair goes home with a broadcast…

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