Concurrent Presentation

Care of Souls

Disability and the Power of Names: Words Matter

Course #: 3-A

Through colorful images and interactive discussions, this workshop explores how the Disability Rights Movement’s promotion of Person-First Language can positively impact the archetypes that become part of the collective unconscious through the use of affirming phrases when naming individuals with disabilities.

Jo’el Roth is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor for Global Connections to Employment, a nonprofit that provides jobs for individuals with disabilities. Her training and experience has focused on working with individuals in their journey to vocation and independence.