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Entries tagged with "Self-advocacy"

DEFIANT LIVES

A documentary directed by Sarah Barton

    HPOD is part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival Tuesday, April 2, 6:30 pm Cambridge Public Library DEFIANT LIVES Directed by Sarah Barton USA, 90 min, Documentary, In English with Open Captions and CART Defiant Lives introduces the world to the most impressive activists you have never heard of and tells the story…

Ari Ne’eman speaks at HPOD

A chapter from his forthcoming book on the history of disability in America

On Tuesday, February 19th, Ari Ne’eman joined the Harvard Law School Project on Disability to present on a chapter from his forthcoming book on the history of disability in America. In his introduction of Ne’eman, Professor Michael Stein lauded Ne'eman’s enduring advocacy for disability rights. Ne’eman is the founder of …

Clifford Beers and The Making of the Modern Mental Health Movement

From the forth-coming book by Ari Neā€™eman, Co-founder of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network

    JOIN HPOD AND GLOBALMENTALHEALTH@HARVARD INITIATIVE FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK CLIFFORD BEERS AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MENTAL HEALTH MOVEMENT FROM THE FORTH-COMING BOOK BY ARI NE’EMAN CO-FOUNDER OF THE AUTISTIC SELF ADVOCACY NETWORK   Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12 P.M. Morgan Courtroom Austin Hall, 3rd Floor Har…

Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong (MASS) explore supported decision-making

Updates from the field

Since the summer of 2017, HPOD has supported a task force formed by Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong (MASS, www.ma-advocates.org), a state-wide self-advocacy organization run for and by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, to explore supported decision-making. Along with the Disability Law Center (DLC, www.dlc-m…

Considering Empowerment - Stories of Self-Advocacy from South Africa

Lunchtime Talk with Jean Elphick

Please join us for the Harvard Law School Project on Disability Lunchtime Talk with Jean Elphick, General Manager Afrika Tikkun Empowerment Programme at Afrika Tikkun Light fare will be served. Jean Elphick Over the past 10 years I have developed a career in which the pursuit of equality and justice for marginalised young people is central. My …

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