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Fighting oppression from many angles
In this episode of On Our Terms, host Áine Kelly-Costello chats to Clementine Willow Doevendans, a disabled and neurodivergent Dutch activist and poet. We talk fighting systemic oppression and understanding sanism, and you might just get treated to a poem at the end.
Finding your calling and finding community
In this episode of On Our Terms, host Áine Kelly-Costello talks to Joanne Wacha, a black, blind theatre-loving wheelchair user from the UK. They chat navigating personal assistance bureaucracy, finding your calling, dealing with racism and more.
In this episode of On Our Terms, host Áine Kelly-Costello catches up with Adonia Trikalioti, a long-time disabled independent living actist from Greece. They talk about why she and cofounders started an independent living organisation. It's a fascinating conversation about activism tactics and challenges in Greece, especially in rural areas.
A life-long journey towards Independent Living in Slovenia
In this episode of On Our Terms, host Áine Kelly-Costello talks to long-time Slovenian independent living activists Elena Pečarič and Klaudija Poropat. We hear how the friends found being institutionalised as children. They reflect on how far their organisation's independent living activism has brought Slovenia's personal assistance laws, and the challenges which remain.
A son and father duo living their best life
In this episode of On Our Terms, host Áine Kelly-Costello catches up with Fionn and Jonathan Angus, an Irish duo otherwise known as Fionnathan. You'll find out how Fionnathan came to be and how they're using their influence to open up opportunities for more people with intellectual disabilities to have access to equal choices for living a life on their terms.This podcast is co-founded by the European Union.
Podcast trailer: On Our Terms
Welcome to On Our Terms, a podcast of the European Network on Independent Living featuring diverse perspectives on independent living and disability activism. Join disabled podcast host Áine Kelly-Costello for a series of interviews with disabled people from across Europe.What does independent living mean to them? What are their passions? What are the individual and systemic challenges? How can our movement recognise bias and be more inclusive?Subscribe to On Our Terms to find out.