PUBLIC SPEAKING

Gaelynn is excited about disability education and awareness-building through public speaking engagements; she has done two TEDx Talks and numerous speeches at conferences, schools, and festivals. Gaelynn addresses groups with honesty, enthusiasm, and humor. She uses her life experiences and her music as touchstones throughout her presentations, integrating traditional fiddle tunes and her original songs into each event. Gaelynn is a strong advocate for people with disabilities and she is passionate about disability rights, accessibility in the arts, and living an authentic and meaningful life.

AUDIENCE FEEDBACK

“Entertaining – informative – inspirational.”

“She is real. Not afraid to tackle tough issues.”

“Engaging, funny, very easy to listen to, eye-opening!”

“Candid, open story-telling. Kept my attention!”

“Riveting – and I am not easily riveted.”

“I was amazed at how beautiful the music was.”

PUBLIC SPEAKING TOPICS

  • Disability Awareness – Gaelynn shares her personal experience of living with a disability. She discusses the barriers still facing people with disabilities and highlights activism efforts that can help further the goal of equality for all.
  • Enrichment –  Gaelynn shares how she gained a greater sense of well-being when she shifted her focus from progress in the traditional sense to creating a more enriching life for herself and others.
  • Claiming Your Inner Freedom – Gaelynn shares how the intersection of sexuality and disability led to an epiphany that helped her to claim inner freedom.
  • The Importance of Music – Gaelynn shares her personal journey with music and discusses how music is a healing tool that is available to everyone.
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