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Fostering Ability through Opportunity - Part 1: There is more to life than life-skills (14:52)

Presenter: Norman Kunc
Posted July 28, 2013

Norman challenges the presumption that people with disabilities need to improve their "ability" in order to have the "opportunity" to go into the community. He maintains that we have "got it backwards." The opportunity to be in the community is the best way to acquire and impove "ability."

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Norman Kunc
3 Videos
Speaker, Author, Advocate

Norman Kunc is well-known speaker, author, and advocate for disability-related issues. Born with cerebral palsy, Norman attended a segregated school for children with physical disabilities; then, at the age 13, he was integrated into a regular school. From there, he went on to complete an Bachelor's degree in Humanities and a Master of Science degree in Family Therapy. He is currently working on a doctorate on critical disability theory.