Crip Camp

May 2, 2022

Our Ability Podcast: Disability and the Human Experience: A Discussion with Judith Heumann

Judith Heumann is a pioneer in the disability community and was called a “Badass” by the Washington Post.  The disability community needs more badasses!  It’s a great honor that we were able to share 30 minutes discussing disability and the human experience. Judy recently published her autobiography Being Heumann: an Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist is featured in Crip Camp and wrote a self-described children’s book titled Rolling Warrior.  We discuss the books, friendships, and what ableism means
May 9, 2022

Our Ability Podcast: Disability and the Human Experience: Poetry, Ableism and Stephen Kuusisto

Stephen Kuusisto directs BBI’s Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach initiative. A University Professor at Syracuse, he is the author of the memoirs Planet of the Blind (a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”). A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a Fulbright Scholar, he has taught at the University of Iowa, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, and The Ohio State University. We talk to Steve after years of friendship and discuss ableism, entrepreneurship, and poetry.