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Saturday, June 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Real People, Real Stories: Representation of Deaf Bodies

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This workshop aims to elicit dialogues about representations and single-story narratives of disabled bodies, language diversity, and give examples of how to showcase intersectional stories from real deaf people. Participants will address about the myriad ways we, as marginalized groups, embrace, validate, and work together to change the representation of intersectional lives and come up with solutions on how to create more inclusive and barrier-free environments for everyone to benefit from.

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Beatrice Bachleda

National Deaf Center
Beatrice is a social media maven who strives to share the latest knowledge and developments from NDC with the deaf community. She believes that knowledge truly is power. The more education one has, then the stronger one becomes, the further one can go, and the better one can live... Read More →


Saturday June 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
STATE HALL: Room 113