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Belo Cipriani
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Award-winning author, freelance journalist, disability advocate, and spokesperson for Guide Dogs for the Blind and 100 Percent Wine.
Award-winning author, freelance journalist, disability advocate, and spokesperson for Guide Dogs for the Blind and 100 Percent Wine.

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I recently interviewed Alex Koren, the co-founder of Actiview, the soon-to-launch mobile app that provides audio description for the blind, closed captioning for the hearing impaired, and Spanish translation to films at the theater. Read all about it on +HuffPost!

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The +amc-backed streaming service +Sundance Now has picked up "The Chances" – a show written by, and starring, deaf people. Read more about the groundbreaking and historic series in my latest column for the +Bay Area Reporter, newspaper of record for the San Francisco Bay Area LGBTQ community.

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Excited to be a keynote speaker at the #Disability Studies in Education Conference! (6/8-10 in MN) Learn more...

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Having a disability does not prevent anyone from being a capable and loving parent. Yet, it does present a set of unique challenges. Read more in my latest column for the +Huffington Post!

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After a field trip to the +Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, MA, +Nuvu Studio students were inspired to create tools that would help #blind students with cerebral palsy to better manage their ocular prosthetics. Read more on my column for +The Huffington Post!

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Sharing my latest column for the Bay Area Reporter... about the disability community's outrage over a recent +60 Minutes segment, in which correspondent Anderson Cooper interviewed allegedly corrupt attorneys whose get-rich plots involved visiting businesses with the sole purpose of suing them for not being ADA compliant.

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Marta Russell (1951-2013) was a California-based writer and disability rights advocate best known for her thought-provoking book 'Beyond Ramps: Disability at the End of the Social Contract' – a look at the marginalization of people with disabilities in the labor market.

Read more in my latest column for the Bay Area Reporter!

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Enjoyed chatting with +KARE 11 about my memoir, Blind, my role as a disability advocate, and more! Click to watch the interview.

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For three decades, the international disability film festival Superfest has given both emerging and established filmmakers a place to present edgy and new perspectives on disability on the silver screen.

Check it out on 10/22 and 10/23 in Berkeley and SF!
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