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From the freak shows of the early 16oo’s that exhibited biological deformities, people with disabilities have been thrust to the sidelines of society and citizenship.
The "Power of Language" is a 20-minute audio documentary presented and researched by Sarah Harrington and produced by Kathy O' Hare which emphasizes the importance of equality and inclusivity, and aims to create a stronger sense of awareness around issues disability and impairment.
"The Power of Language" is part of a broader project that Sarah and Kathy produced in partnership with Cork Centre for Independent Living (CIL) and 93.1 LifeFM called "Access n' Attitudes" which is 4 x30 minute documentary series due to broadcast on 93.1 LifeFM every Thursday for 4 weeks at 15:05 from 7th - 28th March. Programme 1: Defining Disability will air on Thursday the 7th of March at15:05 (Repeated Saturday 9th at 17:05)
Register here for this event.
Free - all welcome. Organised by Sarah Harrington/Kathy O'Hare