Why I’m Starting Disability Crosses Borders

A white woman, Áine, stands smiling in a garden bathed in sunlight. She's wearing a puffy winter jacket and pink and purple scarf. Mountains are visible in the distance.
Áine in sunny garden in Norway

DCB Trailer

Listen to the trailer for Disability Crosses Borders.


Hello! My name is Áine Kelly-Costello. I’m a blind, chronically ill creative and campaigner and I’m starting a new podcast and blog called Disability Crosses Borders. It’s a home for the stories where disability, migration and culture meet.

Moving and living between places and cultures can be exhilarating and overwhelming, fruitful and stressful. When we add disability to the mix, it’s even more complex.

For disabled migrants and those living between cultures, too often our stories and rights are invisible in immigration conversations, and invisible in disability conversations.

As a disabled migrant myself, I created this podcast and blog because I want that to change.

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By Áine Kelly-Costello

Blind freelance writer/journalist and campaigner from aotearoa NZ.

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