Dr. Marlene Chait, Disability Studies Educator / Consultant / Grant Development / Researcher, will appear on PA Independent Living online Radio Show, Friday, January 9, at 12:00 PM, to discuss topics of particular interest to women with disabilities.
Dr. Chait will discuss women as sexual beings, the overwhelming amount of physical, emotional, mental and covert abuse, isolation and other struggles they face, and the urgent need to meet the inclusion of seniors. Topics will also include her work with women who became disabled during military service, and the need for community based supports and further study.
Dr. Chait authored a dissertation entitled "An Exploratory Study About Women With Physical Disabilities: A Survey of Their Views on Personal Care Assistance Services (PAS), Sexuality Education, and Sexual Expression". She holds Doctorate in Education, Disability Studies/Transition Special Ed, from The George Washington University, and resides in the Greater Philadelphia area.