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Rant numéro un

‘I have the right to dress the way I want to’-every feminist’s cry today? Pretty much. What my limited understanding of the world and its matters and its languages tells me is that the ‘way I want to’ is an expression subjected to multiple interpretations. 904 more words

Resisting The Inner “Angry Cripple”

I’ve been something of a “fan girl” of Maysoon Zayid’s since watching her TED Talk earlier this year, so you can just imagine how surprised I was when I noticed she noticed one of my tweets & then replied to a DM (or 10). 526 more words


On Dignity & Disability

I’ve been told that it’s a good idea to set up internet alerts to keep up with the news that may interest me. While I think it’s a good idea and I have come close to doing so on more than one occasion, I’m glad I don’t have any of it. 1,114 more words

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Riding In Cars

My mom bought a new car recently. I, being the good child, went shopping with her; basically I helped her avoid saying, “I shouldn’t have gotten red,” or “this interior is too light, don’t you think,” in 6-9 months. 739 more words


On The ADA Anniversary

This week is the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

I’ve often wondered if the ADA creates more problems than it solves for some, if not all, people with disabilities. 435 more words

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Friends & Big Heads

Not to be confused with friends with big heads, although I have a few of those too.

Being a speaker (and in a sense an advocate… 520 more words


AFO Or No?

I don’t remember getting my first AFOs. That’s how long I’ve worn at least one AFO. I’ve had periods where I’ve been completely AFO-free (high school & college mostly) but I’ve had some kind of bracing more than I’ve not had it. 828 more words