What did people say?
- "Ally is an action oriented word" - Dr. Tricia McGuire Adams
- “We need to get more people involved, not just create more opportunities for those already involved” - Dr. Andrea Bundon
- "I took up skiing because it was the only sport to call me back!" - Michael Neary
- “In 10 years it should not be an opportunity for able bodied people to organize sports for us. We should be 51%” - Dr. David Howe
- "Sail your own ship!" - Dr. Stephanie Wheeler
What did we learn?
- How thinking deeply about indigeneity can help us think much better about disability inclusion
- Steps to improve our ‘inclusive’ organization
- That there is a necessity for 51% representation of disabled individuals on staffs and board of directors of disabled sport organizations
- About ongoing research projects and new resources
- That we need to keep thinking beyond disability and consider intersectionality
We asked what you learned on the first day of the summit. Please see below for a complete list of responses:
- If we always start with a deficit approach, are we moving or changing anything?
- I wonder… what do we mean by inclusion? It is a word easily used but we aren’t held accountable to it.
- What is in the way of achieving 51%? How do we intentionally change the situation?
- There is so much more needed for LGBTQ2S inclusion!
- Some tough conversations are needed to move the dial forward… coming up…
We asked what is sticking with you! Please see below for a complete list of responses: