Documentary by Terran Smith & Spencer Vaught
Spencer and I became inspired to work with Dorothy E. Nary after hearing her personal experiences with disabilities, and her incredible work towards spreading all-around awareness and respect at the University of Kansas for persons with disabilities–whether visible or not.
After speaking to Dot about her work to improve campus accessibility, and the importance of spreading awareness regarding people with disabilities, Spencer and I shared a moment of insight as we realized the overlap between Dot’s experience and our mutual, close friend, Jessi Mitchell’s story.
The two women in this documentary not only share the simple fact of having disabilities, but they also share a beautiful outlook on the fulfilling life that lies before each of them. Every voice makes a difference, and these, are theirs…
Below is the PDF of KU’s most recent edition of word usage guidelines regarding people with disabilities.