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

Donald Trump made his disregard for the 1 in 5 Americans with disabilities abundantly clear when he mocked a disabled New York Times reporter to a crowd of thousands at a campaign

National Disability Leadership Alliance and over 200 Organizations from Across the United States Express Opposition to Congressional Efforts to Cut Vital Health Care and Community Based Services for People with Disabilities.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                          

WHO:  ADAPT

WHAT:  Protest/Press Conference re: Medicaid Cuts, Loss of Disability Protections Proposed in AHCA

WHERE:  US Capitol Rotunda,Washington, DC

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