Gathering the evidence: photovoice as a tool for disability advocacy.

  title={Gathering the evidence: photovoice as a tool for disability advocacy.},
  author={Susan D Newman and Doug Maurer and Alex Jackson and Maria Saxon and Ruth Jones and Gene Reese},
  journal={Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, and action},
  volume={3 2},
The participatory research method Photovoice capitalizes on the spirit of the old adage "a picture is worth a thousand words." We, a group of 10 individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and our project facilitator, used Photovoice as means to advocate for equal access to community resources. Often people with disabilities encounter difficulties in helping the able-bodied population to understand issues that are faced by persons who use wheelchairs to move about in the community. Our… CONTINUE READING