Video Categories Archives: Communication

I’m not your inspiration, thank you very much

Stella Young was an Australian comedian and journalist who happened to go about her day in a wheelchair — a fact that doesn’t, she’d like to make clear, automatically turn her into a noble inspiration to all humanity.

9:16 minutes (longer than usual but really good)

April 2019 Video of the Month


Disability Disclosure

The South Dakotans you are about to meet live with disabilities. Each decided whether or not to disclose that disability, at school, work and in social settings. The decisions are highly personal, and while these people are willing to disclose, they respect those who choose differently.

May 2018 Video of the Month

Freddie and Steven: Heads Together

Stephen, an English rapper, and Freddie, a former captain of the England cricket team, talk about their own experiences of mental health and the benefits of speaking openly. From Heads Together, spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

April 2017 Video of the Month

How to Disagree with People

Kid President offers six steps to learning how to disagree with people without making everybody feel terrible.

September 2016

Disability Sensitivity Training

Have you or your friends been in any of these situations? Gentle yet pointed humor, and practical suggestions.

June 2016

Ten Ways to Have a Better Conversation

TED talks display very small at first: start playing to get a full screen version. Conversational competence may be one of our most under-taught skills. A radio host shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations, among them: honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening.

April 2016 Video of the Month

Kid President’s 20 Things We Should Say More Often

An Arab-American comedian takes us on a whistle-stop tour of her adventures as an actress, stand-up comic, philanthropist and advocate for the disabled.

October 2015

End the Awkward

Re-enactments of real-life awkward moments that people with disabilities have experienced when out socializing, dating or at work.

August 2015