By including the perspectives of people with diverse abilities, we can create affirming learning spaces that reject ableism. Changing the learning environment to be more inclusive—instead of a focus on changing the learner—provides opportunities for accessible education practices that benefit all young people. Our resources can help young people embrace diverse abilities and understand the injustices people with disabilities often encounter.
“Disability is the way other people don’t accommodate you or respond to you.”
Ashley Dalton, from "Disability Is Diversity" by Courtney Wai
Featured Ability Resources
As this classroom profile reveals, it's never too early to discuss differing abilities.
A Painter Named Kennedy
Kennedy, a young man from Mombasa, Kenya, doesn't let his wheelchair stop him from making the world a more beautiful place.
Deaf and hard-of-hearing students can effectively miss class, even if they attend every day. Learn to spot this phenomenon and help reverse it.