Queering Disabilities: Understanding Disability, the Forgotten Margin

Dèsa speaks with Dr. Tameeka L. Hunter about their 2020 article on Queering Disabilities. They do a deep dive into how counselors can better support clients experiencing seen and unseen disabilities. Dr. Hunter highlights the importance of leaning into uncomfortable moments by increasing our education and awareness to improve our cultural curiosity about disability work.

Queering Disabilities: Understanding Disability, the Forgotten Margin

Episode

Dèsa speaks with Dr. Tameeka L. Hunter about their 2020 article on Queering Disabilities. They do a deep dive into how counselors can better support clients experiencing seen and unseen disabilities. Dr. Hunter highlights the importance of leaning into uncomfortable moments by increasing our education and awareness to improve our cultural curiosity about disability work.

Guest

Tameeka L. Hunter, PhD, LPC, NCC, CRC (she/her) is a licensed professional counselor, a nationally certified counselor, and a nationally certified rehabilitation counselor. She is a tenure track assistant professor, an intersectional diversity and social justice scholar, a professional diversity speaker, and a researcher. Her research focuses on the resilience of marginalized and multiply marginalized populations, including people living with disabilities and chronic illnesses, people of color, sexual- and gender-expansive people, and women. Her work examines the impact of resilience and strength-based approaches on marginalized and multiply marginalized populations' psychosocial, educational, and vocational functioning.

Resources

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tameeka-hunter-ph-d-lpc-crc-ncc-65a5b644/

https://www.paloaltou.edu/faculty-spotlight-news/meet-faculty-member-tameeka-hunter-phd

Transcript

https://otter.ai/u/AeheWnaCV38hakKw24EuBoaay3Q?utm_source=copy_url

Citation

Daniel, D. (Producer). (2024, May 10). Queering Disability: Understanding Disability, the Forgotten Margin. [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://concept.paloaltou.edu/resources/the-thoughtful-counselor-podcast/queering-disability-understanding-disability-the-forgotten-margin

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