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Let's Talk About Intellectual Disabilities: Loretta Claiborne TEDx Talks Loretta Claiborne's work has ranged from supporting people with disabilities to working to help end bullying. In 2000, Walt Disney Productions created The Loretta Claiborne Story. "I figured if my story could change a person's mind about another person, or especially a child's mind about another child, then it was the right thing to do," Claiborne says. Loretta is a world-class runner and gifted motivational speaker who happens to also be a Special Olympics Athlete and a person who has an intellectual disability.
What's disability to me? Mia's story. World Health Organization (WHO) To continue their exploration of "What's disability to me?", WHO invited Mia Farah, a woman with intellectual disabilities from Lebanon, to tell them about the problem of negative attitudes in schools, and to introduce them to the concept of self-advocacy.