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Millersville University, PA United States
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How to Talk to Kids About Disability

This empowering workshop gave parents and caregivers respectful vocabulary and teaching strategies to facilitate positive discussions about disability with their children. Children in the childcare room learned about accessibility devices and how to use legos to build an accessible world. Disability Equality in Education in partnership with: Havertown Community Action Network and Stand up for… Continue reading How to Talk to Kids About Disability

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Temple Lutheran Church, 501 Brookline Boulevard
Havertown, PA 19083 United States
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Disability Pride Flag Raising/Pep Rally

Disability Pride Flag Raising Ceremony and Pep Rally!!! Come out and help us kick off a great week of Disability Pride events! DEE will be there celebrating! *interpreter available

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Philadelphia City Hall, 1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, 19102 United States
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The Rebound, a wheelchair basketball story

As a part of Disability Pride Week, we are featuring the movie "The Rebound" at 1pm and 6pm at PhillyCAM. This is a FREE EVENT Open to the Public... but you must pre-register (limited seating). The Rebound is an award-winning documentary following the underdog journey of the Miami Heat Wheels wheelchair basketball team, in their… Continue reading The Rebound, a wheelchair basketball story

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Phillycam, 699 Ranstead Street - Suite 1
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Disability Pride Art Day!

Poster making, streamer flags, and screen printing (bring our own Tee). Come out for an afternoon of disability ART. Local disabled artists will be showing their work to attract the public!! Bring water...it is usually HOT. *please contact us 7 days prior if you need interpreter services. Rainy day option...come to Liberty Resources from 3-5pm,… Continue reading Disability Pride Art Day!

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Philadelphia City Hall, 1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, 19102 United States
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Disability Pride HAPPY HOUR!

JOIN US for Disability Pride HAPPY HOUR!! Come out and let's celebrate together as we get ready for the Disability Pride Parade on June 16th. We partnered with The Field House, an accessible venue in downtown Philly, for HAPPY HOUR prices--$4 Select beers, $5 mixed drinks, and $6 house red and white wine, hang out… Continue reading Disability Pride HAPPY HOUR!

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Field House, 1150 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Philadelphia Disability Pride Parade and Celebration

Philadelphia Disability Pride Parade and Celebration  starting with opening ceremonies at The National Constitution Center, parading down Market Street, and converging on City Hall for live performances; speeches by Charles Horton (Executive Director of the Mayor’s Commission for People with Disabilities), Councilmen Derek Green, and other dignitaries; sponsored tables; and children’s activities. Anyone is welcome… Continue reading Philadelphia Disability Pride Parade and Celebration

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Philadelphia City Hall, 1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, 19102 United States
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Film Screening and Discussion: DEEJ

Movie promo for DEEj. DJ is walking on a path holding a book in his right hand and has his arms are curled up towards his face. He is wearing sun glasses and a shirt that says "Live your adventure". There is a quote in white text "Inclusion shouldn't be a lottery". On the bottom… Continue reading Film Screening and Discussion: DEEJ

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Common Space Ardmore, 25 Rittenhouse Place
Ardmore, PA 19003
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Education Forum: Online Meeting

View of a table with an i-phone on a wooden stand, a black notebook with white spirals, a white cup of coffee and a magazine. Bring a cup of tea and join DEE for another online education forum. I hope everyone had a wonderful summer! Now schools are beginning their school year we have a… Continue reading Education Forum: Online Meeting

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PA Community Alliance Summit

DEE will be disability pride and teaching disability in schools at the summit. We are so excited and invite our volunteers to come join us! The event is free and will be a wonderful networking opportunity! This year at the 4th annual PA Community Alliance Summit, as we network and meet new allies, we will focus… Continue reading PA Community Alliance Summit

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Harrisburg Best Western Premiere, 800 East Park Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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Inclusive Arts Festival

A jagged bright blue circle with the words Philadelphia Inclusive Arts Festival a jagged yellow stripe across says 6-9 September A festival of art-based events and workshops focused on proudly representing all backgrounds and abilities. Dee is not hosting this festival, but we will be attending events on Friday and Saturday. Would love to see… Continue reading Inclusive Arts Festival

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Villanova University Defiant Lives Screening

Defiant Lives Poster a flight of stairs with a wheelchair user projected onto the stairs all pink and black hues. Reads Defiant Lives the Rise and Triumph of the Disability Rights Movement. In collaboration with the VU Office of Disability Services and LEVEL, Disability Equality in Education presents the documentary: Defiant Lives introduces the world… Continue reading Villanova University Defiant Lives Screening

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Villanova University, 800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
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New Jersey Disability Pride Parade and Celebration

We will be celebrating Disability Pride in style! We will have a table with resources and information about our organization. Please come check it out!

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Come Network with DEE at the PA Curriculum Summit

Flyer showing Curriculum Summit in PA March 1st 2019 Fort Washington, PA and a computer with a persons hands and another computer with the words Curriculum Mapping Resources displayed. With 2 logos displayed at the bottom right hand corner. One logo shows Pennsylvania and the letters PASCD with LEARN, TEACH, LEAD underneath. The second logo… Continue reading Come Network with DEE at the PA Curriculum Summit

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$250.00
Germantown Academy, 340 Morris Road
Fort Washington, PA 19034 United States
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A Fierce Kind of Love Performance and Discussion

Photo © Jacques-Jean Tiziou / www.jjtiziou.net   Cast of A Fierce Kind Love. Off to one side part of the cast is sitting, one of the members is sitting in a wheelchair and the 3 actors are embracing on a grey ramp. The lighting is dim.  A cast of artists with and without disabilities chronicles the… Continue reading A Fierce Kind of Love Performance and Discussion

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$31.00
Fringe Arts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. (at Race St.)
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Advocacy Story Sharing

In collaboration with the Temple Institute on Disabilities DEE will facilitate a story sharing event. Young advocates will interview experienced advocates and learn about their experiences and how to become a self-advocate.

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Philadelphia City Hall, 1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia, 19102 United States
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Pennsylvania Department of Education Conference

Alan and Izzy sit in their wheelchairs in front of the DEE exhibit table. DEE is tabling all day on March 11th at the annual PDE conference. Come see us! This annual statewide conference offers an opportunity to learn and engage with nationally-recognized presenters, as well as colleagues from across the state, highlighting effective instructional… Continue reading Pennsylvania Department of Education Conference

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Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, 325 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Diversity Festival in Spring Grove

A green sign reads: We welcome all races and ethnicity, all religions, all countries of origin, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, all abilities and disabilities, all spoken languages, all ages. EVERYONE. We stand here with you you are safe here. Visit our table and see Johnny Crescendo perform his world renown disability rights songs!… Continue reading Diversity Festival in Spring Grove

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Spring Grove Area High School, 1490 Roth’s Church Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362 United States
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Philadelphia Brighter future Awards

DEE will be tabling at this event. Come say hi and learn about our resources! Theme: Don’t Limit Me: Charting My LifeCourse Around My Abilities Join us for a day of celebration, recognition, resources, and fun as we recap the successes of 2018 and look ahead to the opportunities of 2019! The brief program will include… Continue reading Philadelphia Brighter future Awards

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$30.00
Philadelphia 201 Hotel, 201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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How to Talk to Kids About Disability

Graphic illustration of 4 kids with various disabilities and skin colors. One kid is in a wheelchair another is holding a communication device and another child has braces on their legs.  K-12 Educators strongly encouraged to attend! Admission is free for educators. What messages are our children receiving from us and the world about what… Continue reading How to Talk to Kids About Disability

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$20.00
St. Christopher’s Church, 226 Righters Mill Road
Gladwyne, PA 19035 United States
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Izzy exhibiting at Spring Grove Area High school for their yearly diversity festival.

Izzy sits in her wheelchair wearing a black shirt which reads “The Future is Accessible” sitting in front of the DEE exhibition table. Her hair is tied in a ponytail and she is smiling with a closed mouth. On the table are books title “A Disability History of the United States” and “No-Flynch Lynch”. In front of the books are figurines with various physical disabilities. In the background children and parents are walking around the festival.

Alan and Izzy attend the Temple University Disability Symposium on March 26, 2018.

Izzy and Alan both in wheelchairs in front of the DEE Disability Pride poster. The poster is red and the tablecloth underneath is also red. Both of them are smiling with open mouths Izzy has squinted eyes while Alan is glancing at something off camera. Behind them is a table with a red tablecloth reading “Temple University”.

This was our Exhibition Table at the Standard Align Systems Conference in December 2017.

Alan and Izzy in their wheelchairs posed in front of the Disability Equality in Education poster. The poster is black on a white tablecloth.

DEE team attended Taste of Independence a fundraiser for Liberty Resources in October 2017.

Izzy and Alan are posed in their wheelchairs. Alan is wearing a red hat and red shoes. Izzy is wearing a dark blue dress and heels. Stacy is standing between them wearing a silver sparkly dress. All three people are smiling wide.