This was prompted by our recent trip to the State Fair, but it applies to anyone who labels their services accessible without considering whether or not they truly are.
Today Facebook reminded me that a loved one is dead.
It started with an innocent enough question.
I came across this image the other day, and it prompted some writing.
I suppose, in retrospect, this kind of thing should be obvious.
It’s easy to neglect the things that really matter the most.
Call it a social experiment, if you like.
I have this habit of downloading free music whether I want it or not.
I’m so glad that my parents have passed on. Because this new AHCA would have killed them.
The dark underbelly of the special needs community is the dislike of the label of “special needs” itself. That, combined with the fact that many able-bodied people are writing and speaking for disabled people (both by professionals and caregivers), can be a recipe for disaster.