Cross-Disability Coalitions

Cross-disability coalitions are necessary to building the greater political, economic, and social influence needed for lasting change

People with disabilities and their families all over the world have historically fought for rights that apply to their own specific disability (i.e. people who are blind fought for the right to receive an education and the use of Braille materials, people in wheelchairs fought for ramp entrances into buildings, and so forth). But people with many different kinds of disabilities and chronic conditions all face common barriers of discrimination, prejudice, and stereotype...