Cry Me a River, Katrina Percy. Justice for LB!

2016-11-10T10:11:35-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Author, blog, Conversation Starters, Disability Rights, Featured (Homepage), General, Sarah Levis, Think Tank, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I originally wrote this piece for the blog 107daysofaction.wordpress.com. I

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Banning Aversive Shock Therapy at the Judge Rotenberg Center

2016-11-10T10:11:35-04:00By |Categories: Ableism, Advocacy, Author, Autism, blog, Conversation Starters, Cross Disability, Disability Rights, Featured (Homepage), General, Sarah Levis, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Thursday, April 24, was a day that I'd been waiting

How to Figure Out If an Autistic Needs Fixing

2016-11-10T10:11:37-04:00By |Categories: Author, Autism, blog, Conversation Starters, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have autism. I am autistic. Both these statements describe me and both are true. However, these two statements are NOT equal.

Person First Attitude Trumps Language

2016-11-10T10:11:43-04:00By |Categories: Ableism, Author, blog, Conversation Starters, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Am I a person with autism or autistic? Does it matter? And why?

Happy Mother’s Day Week : Turn It Up to 11

2016-11-10T10:11:50-04:00By |Categories: blog, Conversation Starters, Cross Disability, Ollibean Brothers & Sisters, Ollibean Family, Ollibean Mama Spotlight, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

Doctors across America turning away patients with disabilities, study finds

2015-12-21T20:25:10-04:00By |Categories: Ableism, Articles, Author, Conversation Starters, Muscular Dystrophies, Sarah Levis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

by Sarah Levis Disabled people in several American cities are

Douglas Biklen: “Begin by presuming competence”

2016-11-10T10:12:18-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Author, blog, Conversation Starters, Disability Rights, General, Inclusive Education, Lauri Swann Hunt|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Presuming competence is nothing less than a Hippocratic oath for educators. " Douglas Biklen

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