Last week, I did a post about a video that was going viral. I said then, and still think, that it’s ableist. Not to pat myself on the back (ok, maybe a little), the well-known activist Alice Wong agreed with me and shared my post. Her group even included trigger warnings for the original video, […]
Past Disability Legislation Actions.....
In case you missed this, or an old disability issue is new again.
“Who gets to decide what is an age appropriate interest for a disabled or autistic child?” This is an issue that has been on my mind a lot lately. My son will be 9 this summer, and as I’ve posted many times, he just loves all things Sesame Street. At a very early age (between […]
I am just steamed this morning. Nothing like waking up to see 250k special needs moms being ableist and wallowing in ableism. Have you seen it? First, it started with a viral post about “The Last Time.” About how when you have a kid, you’re just cruising through life, raising your kids, and then you […]
As March and April are approaching, we will be inundated with invitations to “light it up blue.” Whether we like it or not, World Autism Day is an internationally recognized day. Even the United Nations recognizes it. On Facebook I have seen calls to boycott this day because it is harmful to people with autism. […]
Well, happy new year! I had hoped to ease into this year slowly as far as politics, but AG Jeff Sessions has other plans. This memo was written back in November and December, but it is just hitting everyone’s radars now. The Justice Department and Jeff Sessions have rescinded 25 ADA documents. Full details are […]
I’ll be quick today and just republish what Education Voters sent me. This is very timely as the vote is at 10:30. We need to call about ESAs-Education Savings Accounts. It’s just a tricky name for vouchers! Vouchers are back in PA, Senate Ed Committee to vote on SB 2 on Tuesday Dear Lisa, Late on […]