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February Embraced

In January, I began thinking of every thing I want to improve about myself  {and my life} and what I wanted to leave behind, both bad habits and people.  478 more words


Neurotypical Sandra: a mentally ill perspective on an inspirational life

(with thanks to M.S.)

I first got to know Sandra in 2010, when she was working through her final year of A-levels. She had bravely chosen to write about… 607 more words


Representations of Disability in Young Fiction Books

Books about (and for) children with disabilities are important for any stage of development, but especially for the 6-12 years age range. Although there are great books written about children with disabilities, there are still issues that need a fresh dialogue. 574 more words


Ableism and Classism in the Vegetarian's Agenda

There is an obvious difference between the torture of animals and the killing of animals for food. To clarify, I support free range, which is clearly more ethical than the horrific farming of animals that we’re used to. 525 more words


Barriers at Kenyon

This post was guest authored by Lin Miao ’17. 

Realize that inaccessible structures are forms of violence.

When physically restraining someone, you must use force against him. 487 more words


My Essay "Speaking for Myself" in NeuroQueer Online

“It is way too easy for marginalized people to internalize the dominant cultural prejudices against them. Neurodivergent folk are subjected to both overt and unspoken prejudice against them in many forms, including ableism.

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