Cara
Liebowitz


Cara Liebowitz is a college student, activist, and writer with multiple disabilities. She aims to change the way educators view disability by bringing disability culture, history, and pride into the classroom. She will graduate in Fall 2013 from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in special education.

Articles by Cara

Put Abilities on the Multicultural Spectrum

Three tips for making sure your classroom is inclusive of students with a variety of abilities.

Third-Graders Teach Tolerance

This teacher was worried about explaining her crutches to her class, but the third-graders taught her a lesson in acceptance.

There is Dignity in the Loss

A video of a moment in a high school basketball game inspired many, but this writer had a decidedly different interpretation.
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Abolitionists William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Loyd Garrison, unidentified male and female slaves, and Black Union soldiers in front of American flag

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