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Facial Difference and PTSD: Ariel Henley on Growing up with Crouzon Syndrome

What Henley addresses with intelligent ferocity in her memoir is the emotional and psychological abuse that she endured throughout elementary and middle school growing up with Crouzon syndrome.

Language Wars: Callouts Obscure Vital Truths About Disabilities

Talking about words and language use matters, especially when ableist or disablist language can enforce harmful beliefs about disability and disabled people. Read more »

In Living Color: Audio Description Looks Past People of Color

The exclusion of racial identification from AD continues to limit accessibility for blind people. Read more »

The Complex Future of Post-Pandemic Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that remote work is possible for many industries. Read more »

Shot Chaser: What Does It Take to Achieve Vaccine Equity?

The history of medicine in the United States is rife with atrocities committed against people of color. Read more »

Beyond Functional: Unraveling the Long Line of Disability Fashion

Claiming to be the “first” is a proclamation of power deeply rooted in colonialism and capitalism. Read more »

Move Your Body: Access-Centered Movement Is Changing Dance from the Inside Out

The access-centered movement framework fundamentally changes how people teach dance. Read more »

Let Freedom Reign: A Roundtable About Disabled Black Girl Magic

Disabled Black girlhood is sacred. Read more »

Minneapolis Uses Mutual Aid to Fight for Collective Liberation

The various forms in which mutual aid exists is why it’s so accessible. Read more »

SB 8 Is a Reminder That Abortion Is a Disability Issue

The subject of disability and abortion law doesn’t stop at hypothetical fetuses. Read more »

Brain Power: Cartoons Diversify the Face of Neurodivergence

Recent animated shows, including The Owl House and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power are beautifully doing this work. Read more »

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Valuable Resources: The Ableist Fight Over Plastic Straws

Straws are easy to target, but cities and companies still rely on environmentally harmful practices. Read more »