I spend so much of my time feeling like I have to prove myself capable that I forget sometimes not everyone views me as incapable. The notion I need to prove myself capable is not without just cause. 435 more words
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Let’s face it, disability is a broad term encompassing a wide range of definitions. Nevertheless, the term undoubtably makes one universal fact the focus of attention: There is something (or some things) you cannot do that a good amount of other human beings can do. 80 more words
The following is being sent out by me to all newspapers not hiding behind a paywall. It’s already been sent to the Guardian.
I have no objection, providing the source is properly acknowledged, to it being copied and sent to whosoever you think can make a difference. 1,467 more words
I wrote this post in May 2011. With the looming Paralympics, which will almost inevitably, given the government-sponsored hostile mood of much of the country, reflect badly on the chronically sick and disabled community, I thought it was timely to re-publish it. 917 more words