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Demystifying Disability: Author Talk with Emily Ladau
December 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Contra Costa County Library in celebrating International Day of People with Disabilities with author and disability rights activist Emily Ladau as she discusses Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally.
Disabled people are the world’s largest minority, an estimated 15 percent of the global population. But many of us—disabled and non-disabled alike—don’t know how to act, what to say, or how to be an ally to the disability community. Demystifying Disability is a friendly handbook on the important disability issues everyone needs to know. Demystifying Disability is about uncovering the skills we all have in our capacity to be better people—leading with kindness, empathy, and compassion
This event will feature automatic closed captioning in English and American Sign Language interpretation.