Ep. 28 - Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt

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Today’s guest is Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt. She is a disability activist, a two-time Paralympian and the Director of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) in the Administration for Community Living. As a researcher, her primary area of work relates to disability identity development. 

As a wheelchair-user for over 35 years, Dr. Forber-Pratt is nationally and internationally recognized as a disability leader and mentor. She was a White House Champion of Change in 2013 and the American Psychological Association awarded her the 2020 Citizen Psychologist Award for Advancing Disability as a Human Rights and Social Justice Issue Award.

Connect with Dr. Forber-Pratt:
Website: http://www.anjfp.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/anjalifp
Email: Anjali.Forber-Pratt@acl.hhs.gov