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It’s Our Story

It’s Our Story

It's Our Story is a mixed-media, oral history archive containing 1300+ video oral histories of persons with disabilities.

Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

Our New Media Academy increased literacy through a curriculum that was accessible to all learners.

It's About Ability! YES

It's About Ability! YES

YES funded youth with and without disabilities to develop and implement community action plans.

Ability Summits

Ability Summits

WE worked with Open Hands to create lasting friendships through international exchange.

"Forward thinking"

Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics

"World Enabled gives me a voice"

Natasha Popovic, Refugee, Kosovo

"Trailblazers"

Anand Vadya, Professor, San Jose State University

"Bring ideas into action."

Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Senior Advisor to the Managing Directors, The World Bank

Partners

  • Australian Government
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Unicef
  • UNESCO
  • VSA International
  • Open Hands Initiative
  • Youtube
  • University of California Berkeley
  • American Association of People with Disabilities
  • National Disability and Arts Center
  • SVILC
  • YO Disabled and Proud
  • RI Global
  • Tisano
  • ATNetwork
  • It's Our Story
  • Google
  • Arab Human Rights Foundation
  • YWD Convening
  • International Year Of Youth
  • Australian AID
  • Rrlogo
  • The World Bank
  • Cambodian Disabled Persons
  • WAG Blue
  • WID
  • Cafepress

Featured Blog

Fitting In When Your Body Does Not

Fitting In

Fitting In

by: Raya AlJadir (@Carelessrayoon)   Body image and confidence go hand in hand because if you are content with your body and accept it then you will beam with confidence which consequently leads others around you to do the same. But in reality things are not that simple and this applies to everyone disabled or not although it is quite possible that people living with disability experience this conflict at higher proportion. So here is the dilemma that many of us endure; it is a natural human instinct to love …
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Guidelines For Discussing People With Disabilities

imapersonnotadisability

imapersonnotadisability

Over the last decade, the way in which we refer to people with disabilities has changed. Many words and phrases that were traditionally used are now considered offensive to people with disabilities. Even 25 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed into laws, social conceptions of disability are negative. We can change these views by being more particular about the words we use. The World Enabled organization encourages partners to use proper terminology or “people-first language.” Here’s a recap on do’s and don’ts with your disability related terms …
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World Enabled started with a vision of empowering youth challenged by stigma, prejudice and abuse and give them a chance to realize their potential. Thanks to supporters like you, the girls, boys, women and men that benefit from our research and educational programs are making that vision a reality.

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