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The Good Doctor Steps Forward. Now Let's Take Another Step.

Now, I’ve had time to process the fact that “The Good Doctor” has taken a step forward: in the hiring of an actually autistic actor. To be blunt, he played the patient of the day. 180 more words

Ableism

shifting to freedom


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{an image of Oreo cookies with the creamy centers exposed and shaped like phases of the moon- beginning with the crescent moon and shifting into the full moon. 368 more words

End Canada's legal discrimination against people with disabilities

Josarie Danieles has been separated from her daughter Precious Ann for seven years. Seven painful years of missed birthdays, family holidays, and touching screens rather than hugging her child. 170 more words

Real Thanksgiving Talk, Part 2 – Planning and Shopping, and the Thankful Part

How is my Thanksgiving prep going? Pretty good. We have planned the menu and we will be shopping for it soon. You kind of have to do the fresh things, like turkey and fresh vegetables, a week before, so you can get it all properly. 215 more words

Life Goes On

The show was groundbreaking for its time. Life Goes On premiered on September 12th, 1989 and lasted four seasons, with the last show airing on May 23rd, 1993. 813 more words

Disabilitiy

Technoableism, Cyborg Bodies, and Mars

I’ve been tweeting for the @WeAreDisabled this week, and I worked my way to talking about tech (and not just disability issues) today.

The thread where I briefly lay out my own current work is here: … 900 more words

Disability and the Abuse-Enabling Ableism of the System

In my ankylosing spondylitis groups, it is downright depressing to hear how many ill women stay in abusive relationships to keep their abuser’s health insurance. 892 more words