Changing attitudes toward disability

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When you think of changing attitudes toward disability, what are the two strategies that spring to mind?   The two most popular responses to that question are unfortunately strategies that have been shown to be ineffective:  public awareness campaigns and simulations.

CDPA, as part of the Canada Access & Inclusion Project through SCI Canada, was selected to advise the federal Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities on changing attitudes of Canadians.

For a brief primer on what does and doesn’t work, see this short video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yGsj5h1KEE&feature=youtu.be

For more detailed information on changing attitudes, see the full 40 minute seminar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcZYmoI3gjU&feature=youtu.be