Education, Personal

Access to Education

My parents often tell me about an experience they went through right before I started elementary school. They had a meeting with my principal where they took a tour of the school and made sure that it would be accessible and right for me. It was a public school, but they still wanted to make… Continue reading Access to Education

Personal, Social, Travel

My Trip to Greece

In the Spring of 2012, when I was studying film at Mizzou, I got an email about a study abroad course for my major. Now, Film Studies was a relatively new major at the school so study abroad opportunities for it were basically nonexistent. I was psyched. after looking closer at the email, I learned… Continue reading My Trip to Greece

Personal, Social, Travel

Traveling with a Mobility Impairment

It may be surprising for those who don't already know that traveling with a disability can be very difficult, but is not often impossible. For those of us with mobility issues, we have to think about accessibility laws where we're going if we're unfamiliar, how we will physically get there (trains, buses, cars, and planes… Continue reading Traveling with a Mobility Impairment

Mental Health, Personal, Social, Uncategorized

Mental Health Part Two – The Importance of Being Social

Growing up, my favorite show was Buffy the Vampire Slayer. For those of you that have never seen the show, let me tell you. She is Bad. Ass. I liked her because she was funny and really good at beating people up (and maybe I was a bit jealous about that). As I got older… Continue reading Mental Health Part Two – The Importance of Being Social