Category Archives: Disability Advocacy

Stories, parables, posts about disability rights and disability advocacy, some written by other people, some written by me. As such, this category has some of the same entries as “My Life (or More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Me)”. However that category covers a wider array of topics, as the title suggests, and are all exclusively my own thoughts.

Credo for Support

Credo for Support Do not see my disability as a problem. Recognize that my disability is an attribute. Do not see my disability as a deficit. It is you who see me as deviant and helpless. Do not try to … Continue reading

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Disability Etiquette

This comes from the United Spinal Association and emphasizes the importance of etiquette (disability specific). 1. Ask before you help. :Offer assistance if you notice a need but ask first if your help is necessary. Offer common courtesies, such as … Continue reading

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