Posted in February 2016

eyes are ears and other myths

eyes are ears and other myths

Last night, I posted the following on Diary’s Facebook page: Oh, Brooke. I’m so sorry. I saw that worksheet that came home in your backpack. The one on which you’d so diligently parroted back the lessons about what’s necessary to convince people that you’re listening to them, writing in “eye contact” so neatly, right there … Continue reading

representation

representation

{image is the iconic depiction of a hand on which is written the mantra of the disability advocacy movement: Nothing about us without us.} Yesterday, Lydia Brown wrote a searing post about the lack of autistic representation on the Massachusetts Autism Commission. Not only, Lydia tells us, is there only one seat out of 35 held for … Continue reading