Education, Social

Introduction to the Models of Disability

This week I was talking to a friend online (as I often do these days) and we were discussing the different models of disability. The changing model of disability has always been a really interesting concept to me, not only because it legitimizes and makes concrete some of the more abstract concepts that I struggle… Continue reading Introduction to the Models of Disability

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Education, Health, Law School

“Sorry, But That’s Impossible”: Accommodations in the Age of COVID-19

While I'm not going to promise that this will be my last COVID-related post, I do promise that I will change the subject after this week. I know it's been a lot for everybody both inside and outside of the disability community to hear about constantly, but it's important that we don't forget that people… Continue reading “Sorry, But That’s Impossible”: Accommodations in the Age of COVID-19

Caregivers, Mental Health, Personal, Relationships

Mental Health Part Three – I’m Not a Burden

Trigger Warning: Suicide, illness Growing up, I was in the hospital A LOT. I had severe respiratory illnesses all throughout my childhood multiple times a year, and every time I would get sick, my parents would be by my side as often as they could be. I was pretty much never alone in the hospital… Continue reading Mental Health Part Three – I’m Not a Burden

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