From Disability.gov: “There are nearly 57 million individuals with disabilities in the United States, and they are all connected to the people around them in some way. They are sons and daughters, sisters and brothers, parents and grandparents, coworkers, neighbors and friends.
To celebrate our 10th anniversary, Disability.gov has created the “What’s Your Connection?” initiative, a grassroots movement emphasizing the connections among all people.
Maybe your sister has autism or your neighbor is a veteran with a disability. Maybe you have a disability and would like to tell your story. Let us know how having a disability or knowing someone with one has touched your life by:
1) Sending a photograph in JPG format, along with a 250-word maximum caption, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or,
2) Uploading a captioned, one-minute video to your personal YouTube page and including the hashtag, #myconnection2, in the title.
What’s Your Connection? will run from October 30, 2012 to July 31, 2013, and will use social media and grassroots tactics to spark conversations and build support for inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and in their communities.”