This course covers:

  • -What is ableism?

  • -Models of Disability

  • -Visible and invisible Disabilities

  • -Understanding the concerns of Disabled pregnant people

  • -Tips, tricks, and life hacks for Disabled parenting

  • -Medication, pregnancy, and Disability

  • -Supporting a Disabled person during their birth/labor experience

  • -Abortion and Disability

  • -Practical skills for working with Disabled clients during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum

  • -Parenting a Disabled child

  • -Finding out during pregnancy that your child is Disabled

Course curriculum

  • 1
    • Welcome to the course!
    • Student Welcome Packet
    • Guidelines for Questions
    • Video: Intro to BADT
    • Video: Intro to Birth and Disability CE
    • Intro Assignment and Reflection
  • 2
    Models of Disability
    • Video: Intro to Models of Disability
    • Models of Disability Slide Deck
    • Resources
    • Class Recording
    • Reflections from Week 1
  • 3
    Centering Our Narratives and Experiences
    • Video: Intro to Centering Our Narratives and Experiences
    • Centering Our Narratives and Experiences Slide Deck
    • Resources
    • Class Recording
    • Masterclass: Trauma Informed Care Through a Disability Justice Lens with Nechama Sammet-Moring
    • Reflections from Week 2
  • 4
    Connections Between DJ and RJ
    • Video: Intro to Connections Between DJ & RJ
    • Connections Between RJ & DJ Slide Deck
    • Resources
    • Class Recording
    • Masterclass: Parenting a Disabled Child with Katie Tastrom
    • Reflections from Week 3
  • 5
    Making Your Doula Practice Access-Centered
    • Video: Intro to Making Your Practice Access-Centered
    • Making Your Practice Access-Centered Slide Deck
    • Resources
    • Class Recording
    • Reflections from Week 4


  • How long will I have access to this course?

    You will have 1 year to complete this course.

  • What is the format of this course?

    This course is pre-recorded and includes: 4 Modules with pre-recorded videos (intro lessons, full-length classes, and masterclasses), written materials, and resource lists, as well as weekly reflective assignments.

  • Will there be any live classes for this course?

    No, there will not be. This course is pre-recorded, which has also allowed us to offer it at a more accessible cost.

  • What's your refund policy?

    You can request a full refund up to five business days after paying for access to a course or workshop provided you have not yet accessed the materials. You will be charged a 20% administration fee. While we make every effort to run courses as advertised, we reserve the right to change course content, assessments, dates and trainer/moderator. We also reserve the right to suspend any student who violates our student terms and conditions, without a refund.