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STOP QUOTING THE POLICY AT ME! (Or: Your Piece of Paper Doesn't Exclude Me Any Less)

I am so tired of having ‘the policy’ quoted at me.

This year I wanted to attend Autscape. I am tired, so tired, of daily trying to fight my way into the neurotypical world. 1,371 more words


Support the Sweethearts


Who would have known that those little plastic breadtags that we throw away can be useful to someone. Well, it can….if you collect them, instead of binning them, you can help a disabled person to get his or her very own wheelchair. 226 more words


Woman paralyzed in car accident creates jeans for wheelchair users

Original post from Disabled Go News


After a devastating car accident left her paralyzed from the chest down, Heidi McKenzie, 29, was dead set on adapting to her new normal. 350 more words


At last, an activity tracker for wheelchair users!

The market has been flooded in the past few years with all sorts of different activity trackers for fitness buffs. But a company called ‘ 450 more words


Ode to Steve

This is my significant other, Steve. Or my “lower half”.

We’ve been dating for 5 years now. He’s always there when i need him. Like, this morning for instance, I needed to use the restroom and he carried me there. 276 more words


A Message to My Mayor

Dear Mayor Garcia and Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal,

Not long ago I emailed the Mayor’s office, and posted on social media, another ADA concern: Beach accessibility. 298 more words

Disability Awareness

Firefighters Help Occupants In Wheelchairs Out Of Burning Mpls. House

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Firefighters in Minneapolis helped two people in wheelchairs get out of a house Monday afternoon after its back porch caught fire.

The Minneapolis Fire Department said crews helped the two people after a fire was reported in a home on the 1500 block of Washburn Avenue North. 51 more words