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Dealing with People, or not...

Trigger warning: people being generally not understanding, panic attacks/ocd in public situations

Every time I tell this story, in whatever way I manage (halting half-words to my piercer, word vomit to my singing teacher/speech therapist/general restorer of faith in humanity, skype text to my mum), people go ‘what? 1,825 more words

Disability

Disability Planning: Do You Have an Incapacity Plan?


Like many people, your estate plan may be intended to serve two primary purposes – protect and provide for loved ones and to plan for the distribution of estate assets in the event of your death. 28 more words

An hour in the life of a... priestess?

Blogging Priestess series: #1

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Woke up this morning and the streets were full of cars
All bright and shiny like they’d just arrived from Mars.
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Deities

An Open Letter to John Oliver

Dear Mr. Oliver:

When I first found out in 2014 that you had gotten your own television show, I was thrilled. Back when I was 15 years old and watching… 1,029 more words

Ableism

For 3 years, he carried disabled son to school

Karwar: Dinesh Gouda’s story puts him way above his contemporary centum scorers. His steely determination is apparent in his SSLC score of 93.75%. Despite being 90% physically challenged, he achieved what others could not. 85 more words
Disability News

Know Your Rights: Voting with Disabilities

It’s a big election year, and millions of Americans with disabilities will be heading to the polls to elect new officials and vote on important issues. 425 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

The - Beginning of the - End?

So, I’m writing this at 4AM because I’m alert at this time.  I can honestly say I’m finally starting to be in a place where I can get to work again, or start to do so, after a couple years of nada and then some time of flailing attempts at it.   303 more words

JA Howe