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Discrimination, ableism and racism hurt but inclusion can heal: Listening to the intersectional lived experiences of youth with disabilities and co-creating solutions [Youth Interview]


Our team would like to understand the diverse lived experiences of youth with disabilities and particularly how disability intersects with race, ethnicity and/or gender.


Call to action

Are you a youth or young adult with a disability, aged 15-24 years, who has a disability and identifies as belonging to an ethnic, racial and/or gender minority group? We want to learn about your lived experiences.

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Youth with a disability
  • Aged 15-24 years old
  • Identify as belonging to a racial, ethnic or gender minority group
  • Able to communicate in English or with the help of an interpreter (can be provided by the study upon request)

Funding agency

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and Holland Bloorview Kimel Family Opportunities fund

What's involved

  • Participants will be asked to take part in a 1 hour interview (your choice of over the phone, zoom or in-person)
  • Participants will receive a token of appreciation: a $20 gift card for participating.


Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Sally Lindsay at  or 416-425-6220 x 3654 with your interest, and we will get back to your shortly. Contacting us does not obligate you to participate in the study.

Learn more about this study