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We Move Together | National AccessAbility Week
May 31, 2022 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am PDT
What is accessibility?
Join us as we kick off National Accessibility Week with a virtual visit with the authors and illustrator of We Move Together. Kelly, Anne, and Eduardo will read to us from their book and lead us in a discussion about the importance of accessibility and inclusion.
ABOUT THE BOOK
A bold and colorful exploration of all the ways that people navigate through the spaces around them and a celebration of the relationships we build along the way. We Move Together follows a mixed-ability group of kids as they creatively negotiate everyday barriers and find joy and connection in disability culture and community. A perfect tool for families, schools, and libraries to facilitate conversations about disability, accessibility, social justice and community building.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Kelly Fritsch is a disabled writer, educator, and parent living in Ottawa. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University.
Anne McGuire is an assistant professor in the Equity Studies program at the University of Toronto where she teaches courses on disability justice and disabled childhoods. She is the author of War on Autism: On the Cultural Logic of Normative Violence.
Eduardo Trejos is a Costa Rican multi-disciplinary artist. A lover of colour, insatiable reader, and parent of two boys, he currently lives in Toronto where he works as a graphic designer.
Access Recording & Resources
Tuesday, May 31st
9:30am PT / 12:30pm ET