One year ago in Disability Thinking: “Inspiration” Without The “Porn”
I usually remember the blog posts I look up for Throwback Thursday's, but this one I can't for the life of me remember writing. I'll definitely refer to it though when I finally do my long procrastinated "masterpost" on Inspiration Porn.
Two years ago in Disability Thinking: Doctors … Just Relax!
It's time I revisited this idea, too ... The way that insisting our "needs" are so very "special" hurts us in the long run because it allows people and service providers to pass on even trying to deal with us, by saying, "Sorry, we're not trained for that. We're not qualified." Pro tip: Most disabled people can teach you what you need to know to serve them properly.