Tagged with ableism

a conversation about disability, equality, and the bachelor finale – this is my life, people

a conversation about disability, equality, and the bachelor finale – this is my life, people

{image is a photo of Chris Soules, better known to Bachelor watchers as The Farmer. Don’t judge.} Ableism (/ˈeɪbəlɪzəm/) is a form of discrimination or social prejudice against people with disabilities. It may also be referred to as disability discrimination, ablecentrism, physicalism, handicapism, and disability oppression. – Wikipedia – On Tuesday, I took the day … Continue reading

a powerful weapon

a powerful weapon

Diary’s Facebook page, Saturday night … {image is a screenshot of a comment from a reader who was [at the Dancing with the Celebrities event] tonight reading, “The best part was watching Katie’s face while watching her mom. She was impressed, hard thing to do with a teen. } I will cherish this – for so … Continue reading

how do we get from here to there

* ~ My Facebook status tonight ~ There is a TED talk that has been making its way around the Internet like wild-fire. Or perhaps just around my little neighborhood in Internet Town. But it seems to be everywhere I turn. A friend sent it to me via Twitter, another by e-mail. A third posted … Continue reading