Tags » Disability Issues

Fringe Festival 2017-A celebration for every Minnesotan

Fringe Festival 2017 is just one calendar flip away.  Set for August 3-13, 2017,  Fringe is just one of Minnesota’s honored traditions that needs no introduction. 297 more words

Things To Do In Minnesota

Migraines and Mishaps

I’ve suffered with migraines since I was approximately 4 years old, but you try telling the schools nurse (we had school nurses when I was at school) that you have a migraine and that you can’t do anything about them when you’re that age. 902 more words

Eds

Naps are important!!

I have again had real problems with trying to think about what to write. I have been aware that while I really wanted to connect to people about my disability and issues that I and other disabled people have, I also wanted to review products and share useful things that I have and use to help others and I haven’t had the chance to do much of that. 697 more words

Eds

It's time the government took some lessons in the ethical use of power and influence amid the discussion about abuse

 

Irresponsible racist scapegoating discourse and an utter incapacity to join the dots in the media. When Jo Cox was murdered, her killer shouted “Britain First” – the name of  7,109 more words

Conservatives

katythenightowl reblogged this on The Night Owl and commented:

Once again, Kitty S, Jones has hit the nail on the head in her summary of a government who are so inwards-looking, that they can't see their own faults, and blame everyone else for their own failings. In a democratic country, we need our MP's to realise that, yes, we do have a right to object to their behaviour and, by their contant cries of racism, their stigmatising of the poor, old, ill and disabled, and their sneering contempt, shown live every weekday on TV, of everyone who demands a fair wage for a fare day's work, they are showing just how little they believe we should have that democracy! This country isn't a Dictatorship, despite the authoritarianism being shown by the government so far, but it is a county where, if they don't wake up to the realities that we are all having to live in, we will rise up, and use our powers of democracy, to vote them out, once and for all.

Disability Rights March and Rally July 26

Live not for Battles Won/ Live not for The-End-of-the-Song/
Live in the along. ~  
Gwendolyn Brooks


A generation ago, on July 26, 1990, President George H. 515 more words

Disability Issues

MIT Develops New Procedure to Allow Amputees to Receive Sensory Feedback from Prothestic Limbs

Prosthetics have come a long way in 3,000 years.  Yesterday, I posted an article describing how Swiss Egyptologists had discovered a wooden toe prosthetic estimated to be 3,000 years old.   61 more words

23 Cold Cases - How come my detective is in bed for most of my latest book?

Throughout most of my latest book 23 Cold Cases the main character, retired murder specialist Mac Maguire, spends virtually all of his time in bed. Why did I write a crime book with this in the plot and what were the challenges? 697 more words