Politics, the economy, sexuality, healthcare, natural disasters, race relations - every day there are breaking news and media images on these and other issues. Such stories and images have a powerful impact on all of us, but they seldom discuss or articulate the experiences and perspectives of people with disabilities. Learn more about what DisBeat is here.

DisBeat is a national communications initiative. Our purpose is to:

  1. Convene issue leaders, subject-matter experts, and other stakeholders to form responses; 
  2. Develop and help impleent communication strategies.
  3. Serve as a trusted source for reporters, journalists, writers, and screenwriters.
  4. Expand, frame, and reframe the way disability is discussed.
  5. Provide, curate, and create fact sheets, talking points, resources, white papers, etc.

Featured DisBeat Issues

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Featured DisBeat Issues

September 9, 2016

by Neil Genzlinger

May 22, 2015

by Lindsey Cook

People with disabilities are significantly more likely to be victims of violent crimes, according to data from the Department of Justice. 

by Michael Morris, Executive Director of National Disability Institute

11/14/16

Congratulations, President-elect Trump.

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. It is a time when families come together. It is a time for rest, reflection and renewal.

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