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Eliminating Disability Stigma (EDS)

EDS aims to implement an after school program that can educate students to assist persons with diverse physical and cognitive abilities.

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What problem does your idea solve?

Many individuals lack the knowledge different disabilities consist of as well as ways to address a disabled person. By educating young adults we are changing the future for these individuals by giving them the education needed, tools in working with the disabled, and hands on experience to add on their curricula.

Explain your idea

EDS will be an after school program. It will be broken down into three different blocks; education, coping methods, and lastly working with an individual hands on under adult supervision.

Who benefits?

High school students will benefit by learning how to care and becoming sensible for the disabled as well as to feeling competent in serving a disabled.

How is your idea unique?

By taking EDS to the classroom we will be reducing stigma by educating young adults.

Tell us more about you

I'm currently a graduate student doing my MBA. I did my BA in psychology and have experience in the Social Work sector.

Experience in Implementation Country(ies)

  • No, not yet.

Expertise in Sector

  • I've worked in a sector related to my idea for more than a year.

Organizational Status

  • We don't intend to register / don't need to in order to implement our idea successfully.

Idea Maturity

  • Research & Early Testing: I am exploring my idea, gathering the inspiration and information I need to test it.


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Its an effort, to your education level and get inspired to proposal a unique idea like this  and ensure  the survival and betterment of a like society is achieved instead of engaging in other profit making activities.

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