The disability community is a community that everyone is only one illness or injury away from joining. According to the US Census Bureau, one in every eight Americans has some type of disability, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention puts that number at one in four U.S. adults. In this podcast, host Andrea Pasquale and producer Jaye McAuliffe highlight the stories of people with disabilities living in Arizona while pointing to resources dedicated to making the state more accessible.
Episode 3: Building Solidarity Using Support Groups
Without access to independent housing or reliable transportation, some people with disabilities experience intense isolation. In this episode, host Andrea Pasquale and producer Jaye McAuliffe explore the ways people with disabilities build community and solidarity among each other. And Candice Bennett and Jim Warner talk about supporting one another while living in a nursing home.