NARRTC Webinar Series: Telling Stories to Inform Disability Policy

  • Wednesday, May 26, 2021
  • 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Virtual


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In the 2017 and 2019 National Surveys on Disability and Health, the Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL) included an open-ended question on health policy,  “What would you like policymakers to know about access to health insurance or health care for people with disabilities or chronic health conditions?” (see resulting paper at CHRIL researchers also conducted a series of semi-structured video interviews with disability advocates at the WSU Accessibility Center and at annual meetings of the National Council on Independent Living and the Association of Programs for Independent Living. We asked about personal experiences with the US healthcare system and perspectives on needed policy reform. A thematic analysis was conducted with the interview transcripts, and a documentary filmmaker was hired to create short vignettes for the Disability Stories Project website at

Panel: Jae Kennedy, Jean Hall, Noelle Kurth, Davi Kallman, Karen Colorafi, and Jason DaSilva

Moderator: Joann Starks

May 26th, 3-4:15pm ET (2pm CT, 1pm MT, 12pm PT)

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