WVU CED

The mission of the WVU CED is to improve the lives of West Virginians with disabilities by supporting more diverse, inclusive communities.

How I fail at being disabled

Born with a genetic visual impairment that has no correction or cure, Susan Robinson is legally blind (or partially sighted, as she prefers it) and entitled to a label she hates: "disabled." In this funny and personal talk, she digs at our hidden biases by explaining five ways she flips expectations of disability upside down.

Disability Facts

Adults with Disabilities in West Virginia are more likely to:

  • • be inactive (47.5%)
  • • have high blood pressure (44.9%)
  • • smoke (40.7%)
  • • be obese (46.9%)

In the United States, 22% of adults have some type of disability.

In West Virginia, 29.8% of adults have some type of disability.

DD Network Links

  • West Virginia Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Disability Rights WV
  • AUCD

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CED North

959 Hartman Run Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-293-4692
(888) 829-9426
TTY: (800) 518-1448
cedcontact@hsc.wvu.edu

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CED South

4510 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite B.
Charleston, WV 25302
Phone: 304-720-3200

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