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Using local press to reach local people.

I found out recently that there are 2700 people in my home town with dementia – that is a staggering amount of people. Yet only 14 people attend the forum I go to – Minds and Voices. 395 more words

Media Representation

Mad Wednesday - media frenzy

Last Wednesday saw an announcement from America from pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly suggesting its drug  ‘solanezumab’ potentially being able reduce the rate of the dementia’s progression by about a third. 596 more words

Raising Awareness

Battle Royale: Culture, Writing, & Representation

TW: Brief mentions of suicide

A few posts back, I wrote about my difficulties in finding something to read with my current state of mind. That problem persists, sort of. 1,114 more words

Black Boys Don't Cry

Don’t cry, black boy. You were never known for it.

Instead, hang these here in silence,
Catch your tears in the sag of your pants, 140 more words

Poetry

Media Misrepresentations of Women & Girls With Disabilities

By Justice Shorter

We are leaders. We are mothers. We are scientists. We are doctors. We are lawyers. We are entrepreneurs/businesswomen. We are veterans. We are your classmates. 662 more words

USICD's Internship Program

Racial Bias in Media Coverage of Protests and Riots

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since my last post. Life’s been busy! Just wanted to share the below link because it connects to a video addressing the vast differences in the way in which the media discuss Caucasian and African American protests or riots. 28 more words

Media Representation

Invitation to meet Dr Shibley and Kate Swaffer - Part 2!

Back to the story of last Saturday. For those of you not in the world of dementia – Dr Shibley is a well-respected writer, tweeter and advocate of all things regarding dementia and Kate Swaffer, a person living with dementia, is over from Australia to promote her book. 1,056 more words

Raising Awareness