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

Red peace sign on bottom with "From Executive Producers President Barack Obama and Michele Obama" in text.
17+ million followers, 3,700+ likes, 600+ shares, 150+ comments and growing.

Thank you for your interest in Crip Camp, a documentary film about the emotional experience of finding community and oneself for the first time and the power of realizing that a better life is possible through social change. We are excited to have you join the conversation.

Groundbreaking Event which made national headlines and pressured legislators to pass the ADA.

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