Dyscalculia education and advocacy – with Elena Chambers
Elena Chambers is a disability advocate, writer, poet and photographer. On her blog, Dyscalculia Community, she writes about disability in a social context, societal-level ableism, and her personal experience of growing up with a learning disability. She also posts on social media about issues pertaining to disability justice, inclusion, and awareness. She currently works as a special education paraprofessional in the Ann Arbor Public Schools and will begin a Master’s in Social Work at the University of Michigan in September 2023.
During this episode, you will hear Elena talk about:
- How she got diagnosed with dyscalculia at the age of 18
- What dyscalculia was like for her as a child, and how it affects her now as an adult
- What led her to pursue a career in special education
- What inspired her to start blogging and sharing her experience with dyscalculia on social media
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