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Strike a Chord: De-Stigmatizing Disability

by Rob Palazzolo

Rob Palazzolo, WFUV

CUNY Professor Mariette Bates is head of a program about which you have probably never heard. It is called Disabilities Studies. 

"Traditionally Disabilities Studies is a critical look at those interactions between disability and society," explained Professor Bates. 

That explanation sounds very theoretical, but there is a practical side too. Part of the goal is empowerment. 

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