Year: 2017

BADD 2017: The Complexities of I can’t

Today is the tenth annual Blogging Against Disablism Day. I’ve spent the past week thinking about potential topics. I thought about addressing the ableist task force that has been set up in NSW, Australia to address “terrorism”. I debated writing about med shaming dressed up as “feminism”. Neither of those topics were particularly appealing though. …

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Happy Allism AWARENESS Day! Yes, that’s right I said Awareness!

This post is an edited copy of a post written by a parent of an Autistic child. It has been edited to show non-autistic people what it would be like if they were written about in this way. In the below, allism refers to the terrible affliction experienced by people who tragically lack autism. For …

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