S2E4: The Journey to Identify as Disabled- Part Two

Continuing our discussion with warrior, Carly Fox. Carly is a 20-year-old disabled student living with psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, mental illnesses of generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, and ADHD. Listen to Carly as she discusses coping with disability, her experience with autoimmune medications, the connection between her PTSD, anxiety and pain, and how advocating for her disability has opened her up to new opportunities and new purpose such as with the National Educational Association of Disabled Students and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities as their International Chair. Carly is also an international development student hoping to pursue a career in policymaking and diplomacy to strengthen the position of disability rights on the international agenda and to reduce global inequality. To learn more about Carly Fox, her blog or her advocacy services, go to https://carlyfoxdisabilityadvocacy.ca or find her on socials @ItsCarlyFox.

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