Blog — advocacy
"Speak Up & Speak Out" - Self Advocacy Course
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Our affiliate brand dis❌ABILITY is excited to announce the launch of our first ONLINE COURSE - "Speak Up & Speak Out" - A step-by-step guide to becoming a strong and confident self advocate. 🚨 "Growing up with multiple learning disabilities I was frequently reminded of things I couldn't do, or what I was not good at. One time in high school my geometry teacher told my parents, "Amy's disability prevents her from understanding the way I teach." THE WAY I TEACH!? Well there's the problem. I was constantly forced to adapt to my surrounding environment, instead of the environment being inclusive...
See The Able, Not The Label
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Meet Xabier Osa. Xabi was born without part of his left arm. In addition he was also born without some fingers on his right hand and his legs were arched. Xabi shared that he struggled to find something he was good at his whole life. From a young age he was constantly looking for something or somewhere that made him feel like he had a purpose. As he got older he started working out to have a fit body and felt that this would be a...
How dis❌ABILITY Got Started - The Story
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Followers often ask how dis❌ABILITY got started, or what made me want to build a business around disability awareness.It was actually a beautiful combination that came together quickly. In 2019 a awesome guy by the name of Miles Taylor who has Cerebral Palsy, went viral on social media for deadlifting 2x his bodyweight.Everyone from the news and magazines, to radio talks shows and celebrities saw the video and heard about the incredibly uplifting the story. It was eventually picked up by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Miles was invited to lift on stage at one of the largest fitness expo's in the...
Living A Life Without Limitations - Nick Santonastasso
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Meet Nick Santonastasso. Nick is what the doctors call medical miracle. He was born with Hanhart syndrome, an extremely rare condition that left him legless and with only one arm and one finger at birth. Nick is one of only 12 people that have ever been born with this condition in world, and he is just 1 of the 4 that have survived and lives today. He has defied the limiting beliefs of society time and time again, displaying his talents, skills and passions as a high school athlete, bodybuilder, and fitness model and...
Meet disXABILITY - Our Disability Awareness Brand
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