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
    • Welcome to the course!
    • Student Welcome Packet
    • Guidelines for Questions
    • Video: Intro to BADT
    • Video: Intro to Birth and Disability CE
    • IMPORTANT - ONLINE PRIVACY
    • 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

FAQ

  • 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?

    We do not offer refunds or reimbursements once you enroll or set up a payment plan, and encourage you to budget accordingly. If life circumstances prevent you from participating in the course as planned, we are happy to extend your enrollment or adjust as needed. You can make this request by emailing info@birthingadvocacy.org