ServicesEmpowering Journeys: Unlock Your Potential with Our Comprehensive Services From A Disability Lens

Discover our tailored offerings designed to enhance lives and communities. From Accessible DEIB Consulting & Support that helps organizations become more inclusive, to Inspirational Speaking Services that motivate and inspire, our Quality of Life Adaptability & Advocacy Coaching that guides individuals toward greater independence, and Adaptive Karate demonstrations that promote physical wellness and confidence. Walking Spirit is dedicated to fostering an environment of growth, learning, and empowerment for all. Join us in our mission to make a meaningful impact.


Accessible DEIB Consulting & Support

Offers expert guidance to enhance organizational accessibility, focusing on accessible diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through assessments and strategic planning.

Inspirational Speaking Services

Delivers powerful speeches to motivate and educate audiences on the importance of accessibility, inclusion, and overcoming challenges faced by individuals with disabilities.

Quality of Life Adaptability & Advocacy Coaching

Provides personalized coaching to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, focusing on adaptability strategies and advocacy for rights and inclusion.

Adaptive Karate

Explore our demonstrations, showcasing tailored techniques for individuals with mobility challenges. These presentations highlight the adaptability and inclusivity of martial arts, emphasizing empowerment, physical fitness, and self-defense skills for all abilities.

Accessible DEIBConsulting & Support

Accessible DEIB Consulting & Support Services recognize that disabilities cross all demographics and impact the lives of consumers, co-workers, and constituents alike.  Ensuring that your operation's properties, products, programs, and services are Accessible to People with Disabilities allows you to achieve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a way that fosters a true sense of Belonging.  Designed to reduce costs associated with conflict resolution, turnover, and liability risks, these services also improve your productivity, service, and potential market share.  Beginning with an Expectations Meeting, a Consultant with Disabilities assesses the front and back of your operation through a diverse disability lens, then consults with your leadership team to develop and facilitate customized training programs and implement action plans specific to your needs.

Walking Spirit’s CEO, Jeremy Warriner, is proud to be a member of the national ADA Trainer Leadership Network.  Trained to facilitate the ADA National Network’s established curriculum covering a broad range of issues and topics that will help avoid unnecessary costs related to disability-based injury and discrimination while enhancing accessibility and fostering a sense of Belonging.  This training is proprietary to the ADA National Network and is presented by Walking Spirit's CEO as a supplemental service in addition to the customized training programs that Walking Spirit develops for your organization through our Accessible DEIB Consulting & Support Services.  Inquire about special pricing for regular sessions; perfect for new hires and recommended annual training!   

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Inspirational SpeakingPresentation Topics

Please note, this is by no means meant to be an exhaustive list of topics covered in Walking Spirit’s presentations.  The lived Disability Experience applies to all aspects of life and provides a unique perspective on everything.  While these topics provide focus for the overall conversation, Walking Spirit does not script its presentations and actively engages the audience to meet their interests.  Presentations may include one or more of these topics, or veer into unexpected focus areas as needed

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Walking Spirit’s Inspirational Speaking Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Personal Disability Origin Story – Identifying as a Burn Survivor & Amputee

  • Adapting to Life with an Acquired Disability

  • Acquiring Disabilities as a Family

  • Confronting Suicidal Thoughts, Tendencies, & Ideation

  • Pain Management & Quality of Life

  • Blood, Tissue, & Organ Donation – The Perspective of a Recipient

  • Finding Strength in Traumatic Events

  • Psychological Impact of an Acquired Physical Disability

  • Resilient Life - Strength of the Body, Knowledge of the Mind, & Honesty of the Heart

  • Advocacy – Self and Systemic Needs

  • Disability as an Aspect of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging – Add the “A”

  • Why Accessible DEIB is Vital to Service Operations – Hospitality & Customer Service

  • Acquiring Cultures in Life – Disability as a Global Minority with a Cultural History

  • Diversity of Disability – Physical, Intellectual, & Developmental; Acquired or Natural

  • Language of Disability – Person First or Identity First?

  • Talking with Children about Disability

  • Intimacy & Disabilities

  • Assistive Technology & Independence

  • Community Resources for People with Disabilities

  • Understanding and Utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act

  • Best Practices for Employing & Working alongside People with Disabilities

  • Reasonable Accommodations vs. Undue Hardships

  • Inspiration Exploitation vs Education, Adaptation, & Growth

  • Disabilities in Media – Perceptions Painted by News & Entertainment

  • Ableism & Discrimination

  • Travel with Disabilities

  • Disabilities in Outer Space – Reality & Science Fiction


ADA TrainerLeadership Network

As a member of the ADA Trainer Leadership Network, Walking Spirit’s CEO is able to facilitate interactive training sessions covering a broad range of topics and issues under the following categories:
  • ADA Overview
  • Awareness 
  • ADA Title I Employment
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • ADA Title II Public Services
  • ADA Title III Public Accommodations
  • Assistive Technology
Schedule an Expectations Meeting today!  Be sure to check our events page for upcoming webinars!"

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Quality of LifeAdaptability & Advocacy Coaching

Leveraging over 18 years of personal experience, Mr. Warriner's Quality of Life Adaptability & Advocacy Coaching at Walking Spirit offers a comprehensive approach to support and empower individuals with disabilities and their families. The service initiates with a free one-hour session to understand unique needs and outline potential support strategies. It encompasses discussing challenges and aspirations, leveraging community resources, navigating ADA rights, and customizing strategies to enhance the quality of life according to personal definitions and goals, with further sessions available on an hourly basis.

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Adaptive KarateVideo Demonstrations

The Adaptive Karate demonstrations includes various adapted katas for individuals using prosthetics or wheelchairs. Categories include:

  • Pinan Shodan, Nidan, Sandan, Yodan, Godan (each with prosthetics & crutches or wheelchair)
  • Bassai Dai (with prosthetics & crutches or wheelchair)
  • Nekobuto Junidan (with prosthetics & crutches or wheelchair)
  • GoPei Sho (wheelchair)
  • San Chin (wheelchair)
  • Dan Enn Sho (wheelchair)

For detailed descriptions, visit the Adaptive Karate page.

Adaptive KarateVideos

Disabilities in the Hospitality IndustryPurdue lecture