Event organisers who truly commit to intersectional social justice should make accessibility part of their planning from the start. Not an afterthought or an add-on.
Telling disabled people to ‘just leave the country’ is not an appropriate response to their fears about the Trump Administration.
Coming changes to social services may put disabled people in the position of having to enter nursing homes to get the care they need. This is not acceptable.
People often think they’re doing a great service by helping disabled people who appear to be in distress, but they should ask first — and never touch without content.
Lying to children about the nature of their disabilities and illnesses is insulting, infantalising, and harmful. Children deserve to play a role in their medical decisions.
Law enforcement encounters with mentally ill people sometimes go horribly wrong. The problems here begin long before the police ever show up.
Disabled people are often told that cross-casting is necessary for disabled characters because people need to see them ‘before.’ Here’s why this argument doesn’t hold water.
Texas has a security camera law for special education classrooms with the goal of preventing abuse — will it work?
The confusion of service dogs and pets is eternal and frustrating. It also devalues service dogs and contributes to accessibility problems.
One group is routinely left out of the push for comprehensive age-appropriate sexual education: Disabled kids. They’re also among those most in need of it.