Never feel u have 2 question ur own disability status 2 me. Im not the gatekeeper. I dont care abt where u r on the sliding scale of med conditions.
Can we, as a community, please recognize that the social model of disability doesn't work for everyone? Some disabled people aren't disabled by their bodies.Some absolutely, 100% are. And there's
Google searches for #SSDI reached their highest point ever recorded this April. #DisabilityandCOVID19 1/ Reasonable to assume that the pandemic, like the Great Recession, will lead to increased applications as
If you‘re tired of Disabled people talking about Disability then you’ve never been denied access to a restaurant on a night out with friends. 1/5 If you’re tired of Disabled
YFS Access Centre
Today! We're offering a new discussion group on Zoom! Join us for the Physical Disability Support Chat July 3, from 5:30 to 7:00! Send us a message to join.Details in
That someone is in a position to be the president of a board in an organisation supposedly designed for advocacy when they have engaged in a systematic bullying campaign for
Listen. White disabled people ARE racist and that lady should be held accountable for being grossly racist but the fact that "gypsy rose" is trending and everyone is calling her
Wylie ‘Forrest’ Queenan
"Autism being THE (singular, only) defining trait of a character is patronising"Autism or any other mental disability can be *A* part of a character, but it shouldn't be *THE* defining
KB, do you love me? are you riding?
Re: “diverse” casting in Australian TV. I will just say. The Kates did an episode on disability and they sought out disabled actors for every. single. role. I attended an
Also, a question: those of you who differentiate between disability and chronic illness for yourself (at least sometimes), why do you do so? Just curious. I have for myself on
The Tweedy Mutant ♿🌈
One reason why media representation matters is because it well and truly affects what nondisabled people think about disability -- like right after my health took a turn and my
Normalize using “Children with Disabilities”Normalize using “Children with Disabilities”Normalize using “Children with Disabilities”NOT special needs, NOT physically impaired, NOT differently abled, NOT special abilities— DISA
Noor (he/him) 🧜🏽📿
So I’ve been thinking a lot about language lately. And about disability pride, and history.I guess the best place to start is here: I identify as disabled. Strongly. Very strongly.
in the next few days and weeks you are going to see a *lot* of progressives showing their entire ass on the subject of ableism and eugenics, because an open
Stuart Robert MP
There are media reports on various interpretations of #NDIS Commission data this morning and quite frankly, the politically expedient bashing up of the independent commission and people who work in
Dr Gaius *Commissions Open* ⚧🎨🧬👨💻♿⍟
Content warning: stress, depression, etcTaking on the identity of "#disability" has been a struggle for me. I kept thinking, this is only temporary. I kept thinking, others need assistance so