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RDP in the Media

Abilities.com “The Buzz” Magazine, Disabilities Redefined by Kim Lan Grout, August 2014

Abilities.com “The Buzz” Magazine, Embracing the Zen with Adaptive Yoga by Kim Lan Grout, November 2014


Abilities.com “The Buzz” Magazine, Overreaching Medicare Proposal Mobilizes Amputee Community by Kim Lan Grout, September 2015

Orange County, NC, Human Relations Commission Forum and Discussion Panel, disAbilities Matter: A Focus on Disability Awareness. Kim Lan was one of three panelists. Watch the video here. January 2016

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Dishwasher Required: The Subversive Homemaking Blog, Redefining Disabled – A Fresh Way of Looking at disAbilities, February 2016

TEDxUNC, Bodies: Being Human; Kim Lan presented on the topic of Transcending Disabilities: Positive Body Imaging at Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, February 2016

The Daily Tar Heel, TEDxUNC Inspires Reflection, March 2016


TEDxUNC, Gaining New Perspectives at TEDxUNC: Clips from the TEDx event at which Kim Lan Grout spoke and interviews by audience members, March 2016.

WCHL and Chapelboro.com, Local Advocate, “Redefining Disabled”, Hosts OC Community Read, March 2016


Stylist Magazine UK, This Is What 30 Looks Like: Women Across the World Share Their Experiences, a feature for International Women’s Day, March 2016

Hometown Hero Award goes to Kim Lan Grout for her outstanding work on behalf of people with disabilities. March 3, 2016

HHIVE, TEDxUNC Extends the Meaning of Health, March 4, 2016

Lotusland Imports Fashion Blog, Sisters Are Doing It: “…the remarkable website Redefining Disabled is beyond inspirational.” March 8, 2016

Orange County, NC, Human Relations Commission Community Read 2016, in honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Passing of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA); Kim Lan was the keynote speaker and the readers’ forum moderator, March 2016

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Durham Magazine, Women’s Issue, features RDP creator, author, and photographer Kim Lan Grout on the cover, April 2016. Pages 42-43 and feature on 60-61, “The Perception Changer: How One Woman is Changing Perceptions through Visual Storytelling.”


Kim Lan spoke on the topic of Advocating for Advocacy and the Importance of Eliminating the Disability Pecking Order for Our Own Sake at the annual First in Families NC Summit.

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Durham Magazine Podcast, interview with Andrea Griffith Cash, aired on May 26, 2016. The Redefining Disabled Project’s Kim Lan Grout.


City and County of Durham’s July 28th’s TED Talk Thursday screened Kim Lan’s TEDx Talk, Transcending Disabilities: Positive Body Imaging, and invited her to lead a discussion on disability advocacy, the RDP, and the Accessible Icon Project after.

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On October 1, 2016, Kim Lan and her fellow Accessible Icon Project – Durham, NC committee members will be special guests at the City of Durham’s Disable the Label event. More info to come.


In October 2016, Kim Lan will be the keynote speaker for the City of Durham’s Neighborhood Improvement Services Public Housing Event, speaking on ADA compliance, accessibility, and a day in the life of a person with a disability.