Persons with disabilities are more likely to experience adverse socioeconomic outcomes such as less education, poorer health outcomes, lower levels of employment, and higher poverty rates.
Roughly 15% of the world's population, or one billion people, experience some form of a disability. Capable: Navigating Mental Health & Disability is a short documentary series produced by Twentytwenty Arts in partnership with
Liebs & Co. that aims to de-stigmatize disability through personal storytelling.
A recent study found that adults with disabilities report experiencing more mental distress than those without disabilities. This short documentary series aims to examine the complexity of living with a disability.
Capable showcases a series of interviews with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including artists, edeucators, musicians, and advocates. It will be available exclusively on Youtube,
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"It takes a lot of extra effort just to get through the day."
Faye Harnest is a Toronto-based illustrator and artist. She sustained a brain injury over 5 years ago that completely changed her life. In this episode, Faye talks about using art as an outlet, advocating for herself, and what disability means to her.
"My struggle as a person with a disability is completely different than someone else's struggle, even if they have a very similar disability to mine, or my exact disability.
Lachi is an award winning creative artist, singer, songwriter, and diversity inclusion advocate based in New York City. In this episode, Lachi talks about how she navigates life as a speaker, musician, and advocate with a visual impairment.