Divergent
with Calum Glendinning-Clark

Calum Glendinning-Clark is a walking paraplegic with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. He also has a passion for disability advocacy and activism.

Through conversations with artists, authors, friends and colleagues, Calum continues the journey he started in his divergent body, exploring the barriers to accessibility, and the possibilities when it comes to disability support, recovery and community.

Music: Michael Grossman and Mitch Tolman

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Introducing Divergent

Calum Glendinning-Clark is a walking paraplegic with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. He also has a passion for disability advocacy and activism. Through conversations with artists, authors, friends and colleagues, Calum continues the journey he started in his divergent body, exploring the barriers to accessibility, and the possibilities when it comes to disability support, recovery and community.

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  • Calum Glendinning-Clark

    Calum Glendinning-Clark was born in Scotland and is a dual citizen of both Scotland and Australia. He is a 28 year old walking paraplegic with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Calum is interested in disability advocacy and activism. He is a writer for Cripple Magazine, part founder of ParaRise and works at a disability employment service. Calum is passionate about amplifying the voices of the disability community and providing insight into the infinite variability of the human body. He loves music, the arts, ideas and physical movement.

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