by Amy Sequenzia If you are not Disabled and you are demanding the use of Person First Language (PFL), you are being ableist. If you are Disabled and you [...]
Thursday, April 24, was a day that I'd been waiting for that day for a long time. An FDA advisory panel finally got to thoroughly hear both sides of the [...]
There are some particularly insidious double standards at work here. It's time to put an end to them.
I felt like an outsider taking first steps into a world that I hadn’t realized existed. An autism outsider.
I have autism. I am autistic. Both these statements describe me and both are true. However, these two statements are NOT equal.
Over the years, though, we have learned that war is no longer a useful metaphor to invoke and apply in the disability community. People with autism, or for that matter [...]
Am I a person with autism or autistic? Does it matter? And why?
ABC.com reports that despite sporadic appearances in the media and marketing campaigns, people with disabilities are still largely absent, and that many people feel that marketers in particular are losing [...]
Donna Posont is living proof that you don't have to be able to see well to go bird-watching. Donna Posont is a field guide in Michigan who leads a [...]
According to findings presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, the prevalence of disability in children has jumped more than 16 percent in 10 years. The reason for this [...]
It's that time of year .... Mother's Day Week! Is there a song that makes you think about why you love being a mom? Or a song that just reminds you of your family? Share it here.
Kudos to New York State for making train-the-trainer disability sensitivity training available to its law enforcement officers as of April 2013, with the stipulation that police officers that take the [...]
by Sarah Levis Disabled people in several American cities are going without specialist care because of medical facilities that aren’t physically accessible, says a study that recently appeared in the [...]
"Presuming competence is nothing less than a Hippocratic oath for educators. " Douglas Biklen