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From the Ted Talk by Elise Roy: When we design for disability, we all benefit

Unscramble the Blue Letters

I used to be a dliistaiby rights lawyer, and I spent a lot of my time focused on enforcing the law, ensuring that accommodations were made. And then I had to quickly learn international policy, because I was asked to work on the UN Convention that protects people with disabilities. As the leader of the NGO there, I spent most of my energy trying to convince ppleoe about the capabilities of people with disabilities. But somewhere along the way, and after many cerear transitions that my parents weren't so hppay about —

Open Cloze

I used to be a __________ rights lawyer, and I spent a lot of my time focused on enforcing the law, ensuring that accommodations were made. And then I had to quickly learn international policy, because I was asked to work on the UN Convention that protects people with disabilities. As the leader of the NGO there, I spent most of my energy trying to convince ______ about the capabilities of people with disabilities. But somewhere along the way, and after many ______ transitions that my parents weren't so _____ about —

Solution

  1. disability
  2. career
  3. happy
  4. people

Original Text

I used to be a disability rights lawyer, and I spent a lot of my time focused on enforcing the law, ensuring that accommodations were made. And then I had to quickly learn international policy, because I was asked to work on the UN Convention that protects people with disabilities. As the leader of the NGO there, I spent most of my energy trying to convince people about the capabilities of people with disabilities. But somewhere along the way, and after many career transitions that my parents weren't so happy about —

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Important Words

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