5 Ways YOU Can Make the World More Accessible!

10 Jul 2020
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I'm Molly, a typical sushi, makeup, and fashion loving millennial girl who just so happens to be blind! I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at just 4 years old and began public speaking at age 5. I started just doing motivational speaking, but now I make videos and even model! Even though I can’t see, I know that there are bright spots in everything we face. Let’s find them together. 💕

  • Wait, so people don’t explain guide dogs to their kids?

    Deborah AcreeDeborah AcreeVor 15 Tage
  • Hello I am also blind an a new DEhave would you mind checking out my channel maybe give a few pointers . Your amazing

    Rickis Blind eyesRickis Blind eyesVor Monat
  • I totally agree with this! That’s why I started my channel to educate and spread awareness on disability. And my own visual impairment. My local hospital excepted me as a volunteer, even with my disability!

    Christian SullivanChristian SullivanVor Monat
  • My mom always sushed mesnd had me walk away because she didn't want me to distract the working dog, but she always explained that the dog was working to me too

    TayspaceTayspaceVor 2 Monate
  • My dream is to be a visually impaired reached in a mainstream school. I am done hiding.

    Julie DewJulie DewVor 3 Monate
  • Social Inclusiveness and Mental Health should be subjects taught in schools, let's be proactive in educating them about these things rather than making them find about these things on their own when they are curious or dealing with negative consequences. Teaching these kind of subjects will most likely result in that generation being more empathetic and understanding. The current social stigma can be related to no basic education about these topics as most of the time people themselves don't know what to do and end up avoiding any such scenarios. The people's intention here is not bad but their reaction is not correct, so let's try to educate everyone about these things.

    Chandra PrakashChandra PrakashVor 3 Monate
  • Thanks for bringing awareness and also seriously your hair is looking so amazing

    Confession time with leahConfession time with leahVor 3 Monate
  • I think that inclusivity of disabled people and minority people starts with kids. I’m a kid myself (14) and learning about this stuff now will help me so much later. I wish it had started earlier, when I was younger, and I want to properly educate my own future kids.

    Elise I. C.Elise I. C.Vor 4 Monate
  • i love this, im disabled and wish people would do more to be our allies so this is a great video to share around or send to people asking

    Artie CardenArtie CardenVor 4 Monate
  • I found the voice over setting the other day on my iPhone and I fell in love with my phone even more!! I am a sighted person and love that Apple makes their phone accessible for the blind community!! ❤️

    Rebecca LathumRebecca LathumVor 4 Monate
    • Yeah, Apple are amazing when it comes to accessibility.

      Joseph SeabourneJoseph SeabourneVor 2 Monate
  • I am in the works of opening a crystal shop where I sell them on live videos on fb and I was wondering if any one might be able to give me a few ideas on how I can make it acceptable for the blind community? thanks loves.

    Tianna ProctorTianna ProctorVor 4 Monate
  • Since this video is about accessibility i did captions in portuguese but i'm afraid that they wiil not be available in time before the community captions are taken down. So if you can, please go to the community captions and click the "it's good" button, because this video would be doubly accessible. I hope you have a good day! (the community captions will be taken down in the 28ht of September)

    Luanna S.Luanna S.Vor 4 Monate
  • Thank you for making this video! I would love to see & know more! Thank you for your insight & tips. I love you, hope you’re having a good day 😊❤️

    Sydney BreanneSydney BreanneVor 4 Monate

    SophiekaosSophiekaosVor 5 Monate
  • I wanna say that I first learned about guide dogs either in Girl Scouts or from reading. I was a voracious reader and read very varied books, which definitely helped with vocab, but Girl Scouts in the 90’s and early 00’s were a great time to be in the organization imo because it felt immersive and engaging and less like “homework” or a “task.” I think the most helpful thing parents and adults can do is foster curiosity and questions in children. I think as a society we’re super averse to confrontation and awkwardness and worried about making others uncomfortable, but I’m seeing this shift and realization in my friends with kids that there’s a very important need to have those “awkward talks” about a myriad of things-disabilities and lack of accessibility, racism, sexism, etc.

    beingbeckeronibeingbeckeroniVor 5 Monate
  • Molly looks so beautiful with blonde hair 💗

    Love CheleLove CheleVor 5 Monate
  • thank you for educating us Molly.

    Sarah OlneySarah OlneyVor 5 Monate
  • I was so glad to see you have captions to your video. I never turn the feature on to check until today.

    SassyPam1SassyPam1Vor 5 Monate
  • I was the only vip in ,y old school

    Jesse CastanedaJesse CastanedaVor 5 Monate
  • LOL I was done with that thing months ago.

    Wheelie BlindWheelie BlindVor 5 Monate
  • I like the social disability model!! No, actually LOVEEE!! Also, duh, texting was a stroke of genius for people with disabilities, so cool to learn that. “When the world switches its mindset”, it is truly amazing. Also thanks! Filled out the census! Late but better late than never!

    vivianne reynosovivianne reynosoVor 5 Monate
  • I think my kids school uses a buddy system where they start the year on a rotation so every kid in the class gets to know the student that has a disability. Once every one has been on the rotation kids can start requesting to be the classroom buddy.

    Arielle GronningArielle GronningVor 5 Monate
  • 0:00 Yeah, why do people do that? If a child would like to know more about my disability, I'd love to tell them.

    Bert VisscherBert VisscherVor 6 Monate
  • I completely agree with you Molly I actually have a very thing called hypeotonia and I'm surprised that our tee time people talking about it. I'm pretty sure a lot of people think disability are really cool

    Liv ClarkLiv ClarkVor 6 Monate
  • The census data is confidential for 72 years. After 72 years, it's released to the public. So, 1 Apr 2022, the 1950 census will be released, and all of us that work on our family history in the US are waiting for it. That's another reason to fill it out and to do so accurately.

    Martha LovenMartha LovenVor 6 Monate
  • Educate Educate Educate! I had my boys to a small local lake and there was a small boy there playing in the sand by himself. My oldest tried getting his attention by yelling hey dude, hey little dude to him. And I said jaycub, he might not be answering you because he can’t. Why don’t you ask his mommy. He did and continued to keep asking her more and more questions to until he fully understood. Her son had severe autism where as my son has ADHD and high functioning Autism. She thanked me for encouraging him to ask questions. He then sat down beside him with a bunch of sand toys and they were able to play quietly together without either of them speaking a word to each other.

    Jamie Andrew-KromerJamie Andrew-KromerVor 6 Monate
  • I'm in the job search phase of my life and I met with someone in my field and they told me all companies have our position, its just a case of getting with the right one for me and getting connected with those at companies I find interesting. I asked her how do I choose companies other than the 2 I have current personal ties with and her answer only sort of helped. Now I have a list, Thank you molly =)

    Geometric GerbilGeometric GerbilVor 6 Monate
  • P.S. I am not blind. Okay so I was studying to get my permit and in the driver’s manual it talked about blind people crossing cross walks and that most likely they will have a cane. And I took a marker and wrote on the manual or may have a guide dog (it was my own copy of the manual) and I just immediately thought of Molly because even still today in a day and age where stereotypes should be broken blind people are still only depicted one way. And it just made me frustrated because this is why people need representation because people don’t understand that not every blind person has a cane and has sunglasses. Some may have someone guiding them or a guide dog. But not every blind person has a cane. And I just hate that that stereotype isn’t broken yet. Don’t get me wrong I’m happy they at least mentioned to be cautious when on the road near a crosswalk and let the blind person pass. But at the same time somebody may think oh why is this person walking the street with a dog and holding up traffic and not even realize they are disabled. Representation is needed. Even in driving manuals.

    Lyla RascoLyla RascoVor 6 Monate
  • Sorry in advance if you have already done this (or if it is a terrible idea!!): could you potentially make a video educated towards kids? I'm thinking it would be helpful to have my 7 and 5 year old niece and nephew watch a video by you that shows and talks about your experiences? Or if there are any kid specific resources anyone could point me towards instead I would greatly appreciate it!

    Quinn KellyQuinn KellyVor 6 Monate
    • @Joseph Seabourne Thank you! I hope she sees this!

      Quinn KellyQuinn KellyVor 2 Monate
    • You know, that’s a really good idea!

      Joseph SeabourneJoseph SeabourneVor 2 Monate
  • To be fair, I can understand that a mother would not want to explain the concept of disabilities and service dog within earshot of the disabled person. Talking about someone within their hearing is impolite and striking up a conversation with a complete stranger can be awkward. Yes, children should learn about service animals, but it's not unreasonable to hush them on the spot and explain later.

    AJ 1978AJ 1978Vor 6 Monate
  • I found a pattern, it is upsetting but I don't feel we can blame them. People are afraid of hiring people with any disabilities because they either know nothing about specific ones and don't know what to do so they keep themselves from attempting to hire and work with them or they buy into media outlet definitions of a disability such as a film, TV show or news which either extremely goes over the top with a disablity where its not realistic or they focus on one specific one and fails to express that there is many other disabilities with the same name. If I run my own company one day and someone applies with a disability I will educate myself on it first and ask politely if it is okay with the person and ask about it so I can make a better call for everyone. I have some disabilities and I hidden them on my cv and only mentioned it in a meeting so I can explain it and explain how I can still be a good worker.

    MiniIsHereMiniIsHereVor 6 Monate

    ChrissyCan'tHearYouChrissyCan'tHearYouVor 6 Monate
  • I'm not blind but I could relate to some of the points you made because I have type 1 diabetes and whenever I take insulin or check my blood sugar in public all I get are stares because nobody knows what I'm doing and I appear completely healthy from others pov . I've taught so many people what type 1 diabetes is and what it entails (and the differences between type 1 and 2) because things like this are rarely talked about. Molly, you are such an amazing person and keep it up because your channel is awesome!

    Kayli RenaudKayli RenaudVor 6 Monate
  • I started buying from herbal essences when I saw that they put dots and lines on their Shampoo and conditioner for blind people to know the difference.

    Alex DensmoreAlex DensmoreVor 6 Monate
  • one time we had to bring my little cousin to the store with us and there was a man with a cane, so she asked why he had a stick, so I told her, " That man either can't see well or can't see at all so he's using the cane to help him so he doesn't bump into things and hurt himself". she said that it was cool how he could do that, and the man heard and let her try it out and it was sooo cute.

    meli cabanmeli cabanVor 6 Monate
  • Your videos have helped me expand my thoughts on the environment around me a lot. The other day I was thinking about my old elementary school building. It was recently torn down and completely replaced with a new one. There were a lot of reasons why that building just needed to be torn down, but I didn't even realize until a few weeks ago just how inaccessible it was for students with disabilities. Especially those with mobility aids. There were no elevators and almost no ramps in this 3-story building. I adored that school and I'm still happy that I had the experiences I did there, but I'm also very happy that it was replaced with a building that I'm sure has a lot more accessibility. I can't imagine the struggle of the very few disabled students who were attending there or the frustration of parents trying to find a school where they wouldn't have to worry about how their child could get around the building.

  • i have a memory of when i was younger (about 5) and i saw a person walking with a cane. I asked my sister if she knew it was true blind people could hear better and she shushed. the man looked up and from across the street he said something along the lines of come here and find out (but waaaay less creepy), my sister and i walked over and the man explained that he could not hear better but bc he cant see he relies more on sound than we do. he said we could ask him anything we wanted as long as we promised not to walk up to any person with a disability and ask them questions like that. i still remember that conversation vividly because i thought he had super powers, when he looked up lol.

    RixtRixtVor 6 Monate
    • but it has to be said that memories are also part of your imagination, and your brain fills up stuff so im not sure how much of this has actually happened but this is how i remember it

      RixtRixtVor 6 Monate
  • Love this! You have inspired me to educate others. Molly, please make a video about more of your experience in school. I am a teacher and want to know more about your experience in the classroom.

    Heidi VanegasHeidi VanegasVor 6 Monate
  • Molly your top and hair look so good on you!

    rebeca arebeca aVor 6 Monate
  • One of my favorite accessibility things that I had in high school in Salt Lake City in the early 90s that exists today is the walk sign bird chirping sounds for the downtown crosswalks. There's a different bird sound for north south street crossing and east west crossing. When I was in high school there was a big school for the blind there. At bus stops you could find people who had bus number and direction flip books so that the bus drivers would know that a blind passenger was waiting for which bus. These are the first things that really clued me in to some of the basic ways a city can support its blind community. It's so important to me as an adult 20+ years later that as an adult in a city without those considerations that I always try to respectfully offer assistance. Yes, I have told people to get out of the accessible seats on the train. I think that as a sighted and hearing individual I have a responsibility to my fellow humans. But I also understand that I have to respect your humanity. If you decline my assistance, I must respect that!!!

    raun norbyraun norbyVor 6 Monate
  • I've been trying to decide if I am going to post videos about my going to be service dog in training when I get her but I can't decide.

    Kendra WarnerKendra WarnerVor 6 Monate
  • This video has made me feel a bit more confident in myself I have my struggles talking to people & worry about what other people would think if I can’t wear a face mask in a shop because I’m autistic but I like sharing my own artwork on Instagram to show what I can do despite having a hidden disability as it’s something I love doing & I’m so glad I finally found a DEhaver to watch who has a disability & I’ll enjoy listening to their stories which I find inspiring & watching them do something they love doing ❤️

    Kayleigh CouldreyKayleigh CouldreyVor 6 Monate
  • You have helped me talk to my kids about people with disabilities, when they see guide dogs/service animals they know all about them. They think it’s so cool!! Sometimes still I feel like I need to tell my kids to be quiet because I don’t want to be distracting or offend someone.

    Carey BentonCarey BentonVor 6 Monate
  • Thank you for making such informative videos. My mom has a resemblant eye disease to yours. She probably won't go blind however she struggels a lot when it's dark or sunny and it getting progressively worse. She was unable to use her smartphone outdoors for a few years now. Through your videos, I learned about voice assistent and showed it to my mom. She is really happy about it. It helps her a lot. It's quite hard on her that she can't do a lot of things anymore which she once could.

    Hi XyHi XyVor 6 Monate
  • Hi Molly, Im so glad you make eduational videos, when my life gets better, im planning to make a social media channnel or FB or instagram and making my own channel to help spread awareness for people with disabiities, myself, I happen to be a newly disabled deaf wheelchair user, Im also a mother of 4, unfortunitly, my kids cant live with me right now, but when im reunited with them, im planning to open up my channel & eduation the public & the world & help spread awareness...thank you so much for what you do! I send you big hugs ( to your mom & guide dog too) :)

    Jailyn DavisJailyn DavisVor 6 Monate
  • I was in the tram with my nephew, who is 2.5 years old, and there was a man in a wheelchair, and my nephew went "that man also has a push chair", and although it made me feel a bit awkward, because I didn't want to hurt anybody's feelings, I just went on to explain, that no, that wasn't a push chair, but a wheel chair. There is nothing to be ashamed for ij such situations, children are naturally curious, and it's our job to explain the world to them and lead by example. Although I will forever be haunted by the fact that at 6 years old, I asked my mom why "the lady over there has a mustache". Karma came right around and gave me a mustache in my teens 😭 Anyway, I'm really glad you're doing this video, I try to be mindful of things like whether public transport in my city is very wheelchair accessible, or whether things like money are accessible for blind people. But it's good to know what we can do to create a better environment for everyone!

    Faye MFaye MVor 6 Monate
  • My school has two DLS classes wheel chair bound and other. But kids who can do classes do.my school takes every DLS students in the city

    Angelica Van De WegheAngelica Van De WegheVor 6 Monate
  • I grew up as the kid in the corner in school. Till I went to high school where the kids in the corner where “normal” youth. But I hope now having a 3 year old with still developing possibly for a disability. (She has a genetic disorder that’s called deGeorge syndrome or 22-Q deletion) schools do change. Also the government may b working towards better disability access. But the courts view even a learning disability as you can’t care for a child. I have learned this threw a court battle for my baby girl since April 2018. They see me as a threat to her cuz I was forced to use self defence against her farther who abused me in every way possible.

    The Unknown FairyThe Unknown FairyVor 6 Monate
  • You’re amazing!

    Maria RodriguezMaria RodriguezVor 6 Monate
  • Molly talk about the depiction of blindness in atla please

    roman celloroman celloVor 6 Monate
  • +Molly Burke I found out you're speaking at general session Friday for NFB convention. I can't wait to hear your speech and hope you talk about some of these things!

    ryanmryanmVor 6 Monate
  • Once we were on a trip and we saw a person with a guide dog. We were on a train and my children wanted to get the dog's attention. I told them not to because the dog wasn't a pet, but that he was working. I later explained to them that the person with the dog had a visual impairment. I didn't feel like telling them in front of the person like the person there didn't exist.

    Marie E.Marie E.Vor 6 Monate
  • Hi Molly! I'm a front end web developer which means I create the systems used to navigate websites. Watching your videos brings me a lot of inspiration when I am feeling uninspired in my work, because I am in a unique position to make websites more accessible. Keyboard navigation, descriptive audio, all that stuff. Anyway love your content as always, have a good one!

    LizLizVor 6 Monate
  • I had no idea that texting was first designed for the deaf community. Learn something new everyday.

    tiya2talk 123tiya2talk 123Vor 6 Monate
  • I have a physical disability (duchenne muscular dystrophy) and I find that a lot of people are ignorant about accessibility and disabilities, but don't seem to be bothered to learn. I try to educate people I interact with. Also, Molly, I think you should make a video with Maayan Ziv and talk about accessibility, she founded an app for accessibility called Access Now.

    Simon HogueSimon HogueVor 6 Monate
  • I just did my Master’s thesis on disability rep. in Rick Riordan’s book. And theres a 3rd more model of disability called the “Cultural Model”. That address the self advocacy done by those with the various disability groups. There’s still some debate about it. But thought i throw the information out there.

    Katie BalkumKatie BalkumVor 6 Monate
  • Hello Molly! I know you probably won't see this, but I am finishing up my accessibility studies minor, and I am so curious about what you think about the models of disabilities and universal design. I am also doing a capstone project on making college campus tours more accessible, and I would love to know what you think!

    amie haldemanamie haldemanVor 6 Monate
  • I am studying accessibility studies and finishing my education degree. I can't wait to start teaching my kiddos this information!

    amie haldemanamie haldemanVor 6 Monate
  • Why is Molly’s hair and fashion better than mine and I have sight

    Athena GabrielleAthena GabrielleVor 6 Monate
    • No hate at all btw

      Athena GabrielleAthena GabrielleVor 6 Monate
  • I work as a lifeguard and hiring people with disabilities is difficult, as we can't accommodate if someone can't perform the skills. That being said, we have guards with disabilities that are absolutely amazing. Your video has helped me become more aware as an able-bodied individual.

    Natalie CaprettaNatalie CaprettaVor 6 Monate
  • Also saying ssshhh makes it seem like there is something wrong with you. There’s not you just can’t see. if you say that some peoples eyes don’t work as well as others and they have a dog which helps them find their way around like you can they can be more understanding and not develop the they are different and so are a threat

    Mini KippMini KippVor 6 Monate
  • I am a kid

    Aishani SahayAishani SahayVor 6 Monate
  • I completely agree molly kids should know about this instead of being weirded out by it

    ArielleArielleVor 6 Monate
  • My sister and I were just talking about this.

    MarileighBakesMarileighBakesVor 6 Monate
  • We love you Molly❤️❤️

    Cloe EnnsCloe EnnsVor 6 Monate
  • This is so important and information about disabilities should be taught instead of seen as a forbidden subject I'm not disabled but people in my family and people I care about are and it should be taught that questions are ok as long as they are kind and appropriate and it's a good thing to educate others on so that we can make it more comfortable of a place for everyone to live in

    Cloe EnnsCloe EnnsVor 6 Monate
  • Ughhhh #5!!! My wish is that adult change tables would be as common place as children’s change tables in large public centers (airports, pools, big box stores and so on...)

    Anna Siedler-HowardAnna Siedler-HowardVor 6 Monate
  • Unfortunately I also went to a school system where I knew there were people with disabilities but they were hidden away in their separate classroom and I didn't get any exposure or learn about disabilities at all ☹

    kittykatkate924kittykatkate924Vor 6 Monate
  • I’m deaf but not sure if I should make DEhave video. I mean my life is pretty boring haha

    GirlPowerGamerGirlPowerGamerVor 6 Monate
    • Honestly, people will be interested. I’m sure you’d get a good few people watching!

      Joseph SeabourneJoseph SeabourneVor 2 Monate
  • I wouldn’t have been such a big advocate for disabilities if it weren’t for my seventh grade resource teacher she’s help me be such a big advocate

    Reborns 180Reborns 180Vor 6 Monate
  • Its so annoying that everything isn’t accessible and they don’t let seeing eye dogs in some stores it breaks my heart

    Reborns 180Reborns 180Vor 6 Monate
  • worst expeirence ive had with accessibity was definitely when I wasnt hired becasuse of my disabilty, I got was applying for an apprenticeship i got through the interview, testing, only to be told (to my face) during the medical that because im autistic i wouldnt be able to do/cope with x,y,z... by a doctor with no other information than I had a diagnosis of ASD. So didnt get that job because someone else decided what i was capable of doing. I'd only got the diagnosis 2 years before and i had no idea that this was what i was going to be dealing with

    Lindsey MackieLindsey MackieVor 6 Monate
  • Is it ok that I am sighted watching your vids

    Livie AnnLivie AnnVor 6 Monate
    • Yes, of course. Her videos are to educate sighted people.

      KelseyKelseyVor 6 Monate
  • Last year I hosted an event in my local area to raise awareness for white cane users!

    Cole SweeneyCole SweeneyVor 6 Monate
  • How do you get ready in the morning and make your self so beautiful everyday?

    Alexis McGeeAlexis McGeeVor 6 Monate
  • This is my favorite hair on molly. It looks so good 😊

    Alexis CormierAlexis CormierVor 6 Monate
  • Did anyone else feel like their mind was blown when Molly talked about the social model of disability? I'm really excited to see the video with her mentor to learn more about it.

    AmberAmberVor 6 Monate
  • I love how open you are with talking about disabilities. It's really been eye opening for me over the last year or so of watching. I have a dream of opening a store someday and your videos have really inspired me to keep accessibility in mind when that dream finally comes true.

    finalfantomfinalfantomVor 6 Monate
  • Would it be inappropriate to say you open my eyes regularly?

    backoffbuckobackoffbuckoVor 6 Monate
  • Hi Molly! I know this is sort of a niche request, but I think it would be great if you did a video addressing issues of architectural and interior design that affect you positively or negatively as a blind person. I was honestly a little bummed that this video didn't include much about the design of our built environment and universal design. ADA codes outline minimum requirements for physical access, but designers should always strive to do more. I myself am an architectural designer and historic preservationist, and these issues become particularly interesting when working with an existing building. Would love to hear your thoughts! P.S. "Woof, the Seeing Eye Dog" was one of my favorite books as a kid!

    Skyla LeavittSkyla LeavittVor 6 Monate
  • This video was wonderful! Yes!!!

    Espurr LadyEspurr LadyVor 6 Monate
  • You’re so well spoken and a fabulous role model, not just for the disabled community but for everyone!

    Destinee MulcahyDestinee MulcahyVor 6 Monate
  • You’re voice is soo calming! And it educates me at the same time, thanks for making videos. I always watch them while crocheting.❤️❤️❤️

    CamilaCamilaVor 6 Monate
  • Curious what you think of disability pride!

    Jess WestJess WestVor 6 Monate
  • Thank you Molly for that really interesting and informative video about accessibility 🙏💜

    Marie-Ève MichaudMarie-Ève MichaudVor 6 Monate
  • I am so thankful for videos like this. I've been watching Molly videos for about 2 years and thank to her I knew right away that I needed to have the conversation with my 5 year old sister about a guild dogs purpose and how to respect the women with her dog when we were getting ice cream a girl came in with her guild dog.

    Tabitha CardinalTabitha CardinalVor 6 Monate
  • For the first point you brought up, I was planning on teaching every single class that I got about disabilities and service dogs, as I am disabled myself and have a service dog, but my college threw me out of the program! They were uncomfortable of having a person with a disability graduate as a teacher. AND I am not alone. Another disabled girl who started teacher training a few months before me has been forced to leave too! And more people with disabilities have been denied into the program! It's absolutely horrendous and worst part is that this college has been promoting how inclusive they are, yet they deny disabled people to start or graduate. I have taught a few classes about service dogs on my own accord, though, but not many schools have time to have a speaker to talk about disability for a full hour. I have started some social media accounts too to teach mostly about service dogs, as they are a very new idea in my country, but in the last year my reach hasn't grown that much and in stores and such I still see so much people just not know how to handle people with disabilities with or without service dogs.

    Lies VandenplasLies VandenplasVor 6 Monate
  • Hi Molly! I am a special ed teacher. I love learning how to motivate my students to be independent, empathetic, adventurous individuals just like you. When you do the social vs medical model of disability, can you include what this looks like and should look like in the classroom? Thanks!

    Christina SynodisChristina SynodisVor 6 Monate
  • Ok now this community & topic is something that our world actually needs to work on. I have never heard anyone in my 23 years of life discriminate a black person, or treat them differently. But I have, COUNTLESS times seen people with disabilities be discriminated, treated like trash, forgotten, etc. this is an actual movement that needs to happen more than anything else that’s going on right now.

    Shyann RichanShyann RichanVor 6 Monate
  • This idea that diabled people are a problem and the world is fine is so strange when you look at how many people there are with disabilities, permanent and passing. The world is only really 100% accesible to maybe half? And still, there is this idea that the person with the disability is the one who needs to make changes to navigate their environment. Okay then...

    CosmicWanshipCosmicWanshipVor 6 Monate
  • Love this style of video! Really educational and positive

    peacock666peacock666Vor 6 Monate
  • I’m a DEhaved with a disability!!

    Rachelle Friedman ChapmanRachelle Friedman ChapmanVor 6 Monate
  • Molly you are amazing I had a blind teacher and she is and English teacher now, why doesn't everybody know about your journey you now tought me how much people that can see take eyesight for granted thank you so much

    Luna WolfLuna WolfVor 6 Monate
  • You should read the book wonder it is a WONDERFUL book about a disabled child

    Gabriel SpiraGabriel SpiraVor 6 Monate
  • What a great role model!

    Universal HoboUniversal HoboVor 6 Monate
  • Smoother surfaces don't angle dang side walk this effects a lot of disablities uneven surfaces in stores on side walks. Epcot just some examples of failures I've noticed. I'm not talking hills I'm talking random dips etc in side walks, payment and flooring.

    Miss Amanda's worldMiss Amanda's worldVor 6 Monate
  • I am not blind but i do have trouble seeing sometimes i get bullied for wearing glasses and i think that companies need to be more aware about disabled people. When i was like 3 years old my mom told me about guide dogs and like not to touch them because they are working i think its really important to teach stuff like that to young children or if someone is deaf and a kid sees them talking in sign languge that parents should tell them about it or school should. BTW molly i love your blonde hair and your outfit is on fleek

    Kara ByrumKara ByrumVor 6 Monate
  • Blonde is literally the best color on you. It looks great against your skintone.

    Lipstick LullabiesLipstick LullabiesVor 6 Monate
  • As a SPED teacher and former SPED kid myself it is really important to represent disabilities in a positive way. Molly is amazing.

    Taylor R.STaylor R.SVor 6 Monate
  • Molly, a friend of mine just started dating a girl who calls her Emotional Support Animal a “Service Dog” and brings her dog into public places. I was wondering if you have a video somewhere that explains exactly why fake service dogs are such a problem. I know that you have many videos that touch on it, but I would love to send this girl a link to your video to encourage her to STOP this behavior.

    Alexis SejnohaAlexis SejnohaVor 6 Monate