Everything You Know About Disability Is Wrong
Everything You Know About Disability is Wrong is a podcast for the disability community by the disability community, hosted by two disabled women. But if you're not disabled, listen in to learn about real issues, celebrations, and conversations disabled people are having in their communities.
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In Each Episode — Show Notes
Episode 1 -Kaelynn Partlow
Kaelynn Partlow, autistic advocate and Senior Therapist at Project Hope Foundation, Inc., was featured on the Netflix series called, “Love on the Spectrum.” She joins hosts Erin and Lily to chat about neurodiversity, social media advocacy, and more!View Episode 1 Details
Episode 2 - Lindsey Rowe Parker
Lindsey Rowe Parker, author of the children’s book, “Wiggles, Stomps, and Squeezes Calm My Jitters Down,” joins the podcast to discuss why disability representation is important in children's literature.View Episode 2 Details
Episode 3 - Jillian Mercado
As a fashion model, actress, and disability rights advocate, Jillian has a lot going on! Throughout her career, she has encountered comments from strangers about her disability. Learn about how she became inspired by those experiences to create safe, inclusive spaces on social media.View Episode 3 Details
Episode 4 - Collette Divitto
Collette Divitto, founder and CEO of Collettey’s Cookies, turned her love for baking into a successful business where half of the staff has a disability. She joins hosts Erin and Lily to chat about her successes, life as an entrepreneur, and the stigma many disabled people face while building their careers.View Episode 4 Details
Episode 5 - Lachi
Erin and Lily are joined by award-winning recording artist, Youtuber and disability advocate Lachi. Lachi talks about her DEI work in the music industry and the nuances of ableism as it relates to trauma, class, race, and gender.View Episode 5 Details
Episode 6 - Jameela Jamil
In this exciting episode, Jameela Jamil, actress, activist, and television host, shares how she began to understand her own disability while navigating the entertainment industry. We're working through shame, making our own rules, and creating inclusive spaces together to break barriers. Are you in?View Episode 6 Details
Meet award-winning filmmaker, musician, and creator of this podcast's theme song, Jennifer Msumba (she/her). Jennifer shares her experiences in unrequited love as an autistic woman.View Episode 1 Details
Meet comedian, actor, and founder of the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, Nic Novicki (he/him). Nic talks about representation, popcorn betrayal, and a love story that ended up on the big screen!View Episode 2 Details
Author of Demystifying Disability, Emily Ladau (she/her), discusses her experiences with ableism on dating apps. Plus cringey first dates and how to know when love is real.View Episode 3 Details
Dom Evans (they/he) is a filmmaker, activist, public speaker, and writer. They dig deep into discussions with Erin and Lily about health care and mental health. Plus, a live declaration of love!View Episode 4 Details
Erin and Lily
In this special episode, hosts Erin and Lily bring on their romantic partners to chat about their love origin stories, dealing with conflict as multiply-disabled couples, and the importance of strong communication in a relationship.View Episode 5 Details
About the Podcast
Everything You Know about Disability is Wrong with hosts Erin and Lily provides an authentic exploration about navigating life as a disabled adult. As a disability podcast for and by the disability community, conversations feature disabled leaders, advocates, and content creators while challenging assumptions and stigmas -- but don’t get it twisted. This podcast is not for your inspiration! Erin and Lily bring thoughtful honesty and witty humor to complex topics that are often misunderstood. Tune in to Everything You Know about Disability is Wrong even if you don’t have a disability – you will definitely learn a thing or two!
Lily is an artist, filmmaker, neurodiversity advocate, and is passionate about diversity representation in the arts. She loves making educational content and wants to increase accessibility in virtual spaces.