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Discrimination, ableism and racism: Listening to the intersectional lived experience of ethnic and racially diverse youth with disabilities (Phase 2 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 gender. We would like to hear your recommendations for solutions to address discrimination and way that we can enhance the inclusion of young people with disabilities. 


Call to action

Are you a youth or young adult with a disability, aged 15-29 years, who has a disability and identifies as belonging to an ethnic or racial minority group? Consider participating in our study focusing on informing solutions to address discrimination and enhance the inclusion of young people with disabilities. 

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Youth with a disability
  • Aged 15-29 years old
  • Identify as belonging to a racial, ethnic and/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 gift card as a token of appreciation 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