[Image Description] Scrolling images from Millersville Disability Pride Day and Havertown Talking to Kids About Disability Event.
Picture 1: A young person with blue hair carrying a sign that reads “Stand Tall, Stand Strong”. They are chanting in a march outside.
Picture 2: Brandon, one of DEE volunteers, is in his motorized wheelchair outside looking at the camera with a determined face.
Picture 3: March on the Millersville University Campus. Tony, one of our volunteers is at the foreground in his manual wheelchair. He is chanting and carrying a sign that reads “Disability Pride MU 2018” with a little wheelchair symbol. Tony is wearing a bright purple and blue knit hat. Behind him there are two other people in wheelchairs and behind them are students carrying signs that read “Piss on Pity”. The weather is cloudy and there is some rain on the ground.
Picture 4: Millersville student volunteers pose together wearing yellow t-shirts that read “Disability Pride Millersville University”
Picture 5: Millersville students marching on outside. Cloudy and rain is on the ground. The most prominent student is carrying a sign that reads “Not sorry my disability makes you uncomfortable.” Students behind her carrying signs that read “Have Pride in Disability” and “Piss on Pity”. Some students are wearing yellow Disability Pride T-shirts. All of the students are chanting.
Picture 6: Millersville student carries a sign that reads “Have pride in disability”. Behind them are other students holding signs that are obscured. They are outside on the Millersville campus.
Picture 7: Tony in his manual red wheelchair poses in the lunchroom with 10 Millersville students in the lunch room. Tony has two thumbs up and the students are smiling wide.
Picture 8: Member of the Rollettes dance team poses in her manual wheelchair on the Millersville campus. She is holding a to-go cup and smiling wide. She is wearing a shirt with a wheelchair logo where the wheel is a heart. Her shirt says embrace and she is wearing ripped jeans.
Picture 9: Alan, the director if DEE, poses with students in his manual wheelchair. Everyone is smiling. There is a table with piss on pity shirts folded in piles.
Picture 10: The sign in table for Disability Pride Millersville. Students in yellow shirts are posing with people signing in for the event. Everyone is smiling.
Picture 11: Millersville student poses inside. She is holding up the peace sign and has a huge smile. Her hair is in red braids. Behind her Tony is taking a picture and students are talking.
Picture 12: Outside on the Millersville campus a cloudy day with some rain on the ground. 2 Students carry a banner that reads “Disability Pride” in big letters. Each letter is made up of pictures of people with disabilities celebrating in Philadelphia. Underneath the banner reads “Disability Pride Lead on”. In the background there are people in wheelchairs and students in yellow shirts.
Picture 13: Students, Millersville staff and people from the community are marching outside. There are multiple signs. The signs read ” Disability Rights= Human Rights”, “Piss on Pity”, “Give us your promise, not your pity”, “We have the right to live in the community”.
Picture 14: Three students in plain clothes pose smiling outside. The middle students holds a sign that reads “As educators we support inclusion”, The student on the right is carrying a sign that reads “Piss on Pity, inclusion, We have abilities not disabilities,” Some of the words on her sign are cut off.
Picture 15: 4 Millersville students are smiling and wearing Piss on Pity shirts posed outside. Each student is holding a sign. The signs read “Different not less”, “Disability is not contagious Ignorance is!”, “See the able not the label”, “There is no greater disability than the inability to see a person as more!”
Picture 16: A large poster where people used purple, green, pink, blue, black and red markers to draw sayings and quotes related to disability pride:
Writing from left to right:
Say it loud disabled and proud, Equal access for all, I want to feel important, possible, pain is temporary pride is forever, Nothing about us without us, #disabilitypridemu, feel happy, We have power!, disabled and proud, disability is not an obstacle to art, but a catalyst for creativity, we’re all equal, unity, deaf rights power concedes nothing without a demand, I am able and disabled, I am disabled, people are people regardless of ability, love and acceptance, I see the world, just not the way you see it -Ivy Walker, I always try to take stigma out of what is initially seen, I ask society to do the same and see people for who they are, different is not less, broken crayons still color, disability is beautiful, there is no greater disability in society than the inability to see someone as more- Robert Hansen, Our homes not nursing homes, integrate now power to the people, love yourself, disability is no steps no captions no voice description no ramp no access!, able not disabled.
Picture 17: A red table with a barbie in a wheelchair and wheelchair and ramp legos. The lego pieces are strewn across the table. There are also action figures with disabilities (walker, using a cane, cane with a red tip, wheelchair user holding a basketball)
Picture 18: Kids using a computerized magnifier for reading. Kids are facing away from the camera. An adult is helping the kids use the device.
Picture 19: Kids drawing on coloring pages of wheelchair users and kids with invisible disabilities. Only kids hands are visible. There are various markers and crayons on a brown table.
Picture 20: Izzy, Education Specialist for DEE, posed in their manual wheelchair in front of a table. Behind them are 7 people who were involved in the “How to Talk to Kids about Disability” event. All of the people are smiling and posing inside.