New Videos Encourage People with Disabilities to Go Abroad!

Landscape of Italian coastline - photo from Melissa Divietri
Hear from travelers with disabilities who have studied and volunteered abroad about their interactions and experiences in getting around. Captions provided.

Passport to Possibilities

International opportunities through study or volunteering abroad can have far-reaching benefits. Four people with disabilities share their experiences in this new video. Also learn how the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by MIUSA, can help in preparations.

Open Passport to Possibilities in YouTube to favorite it. Also if needed, download the transcripts under Documents.

Also View Four Other New Videos:

Funding Your Travels

Do you have dreams of traveling internationally for study, volunteer, or professional experiences? Here's some tips on how to make it work financially and hear from people with disabilities who have done it.

Getting Around in a Foreign Country

People with disabilities share how they navigate other countries when traveling to study, volunteer or professional exchanges in this two minute video.

Moving Out into the World

Discover how international study and volunteer abroad can develop confidence, independence, and career skills for people with disabilities.

The Power of International Travel

Haben Girma says she wouldn't be the same person she is today if she didn't volunteer abroad as a teenager. She is now a lawyer, and has studied abroad and done professional exchanges. Haben is a DeafBlind, first-generation African-American, and reflects about her first international experience.