The Redefining Disability Project #5–It Just IS.
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The Redefining Disability Project #5–It Just IS.

Note: Author Perspectives are open to anyone who wants to post about their experiences. They can be a response to a previous post in the series, a new topic focusing on the author’s experience as a writer/creator who has characters with disabilities, or a story from your own life.  They can also be responses to … Continue reading

The Redefining Disability Project #4 — Author Perspectives — Disability As A Social Construct: Less and More by Jen Decker
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The Redefining Disability Project #4 — Author Perspectives — Disability As A Social Construct: Less and More by Jen Decker

   I’d like to welcome Jen Decker, who is guest posting in response to the topic of disability as a social construct.  Jen is a Regional Advocacy Facilitator at Granite State Independent Living.   Note: Author Perspectives are open to anyone who wants to post about their experiences. They can be a response to a previous … Continue reading

Redefining Disability Project #3 — Disability, Media, and Kanye West—The Real Problem
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Redefining Disability Project #3 — Disability, Media, and Kanye West—The Real Problem

Okay, if you haven’t heard about this by now, you probably spent this weekend under a rock. But, in case it’s news to you — Kanye West made an epic blunder in Australia when he stopped the show to wait for two fans with disabilities to stand up.  It’s caused enough of a stir that … Continue reading

The Redefining Disability Project Post #2– On Definitions
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The Redefining Disability Project Post #2– On Definitions

    When I started blogging about disability, I found a lot of misconceptions and conflicting viewpoints about exactly what “disability” means. This post is my way of making sure that readers and participants in this project are on the same page. My definitions, language choices, and opinions on this issue are not universally accepted … Continue reading

Sunday update: ROW 80 and The Redefining Disability Project — 9/7/14
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Sunday update: ROW 80 and The Redefining Disability Project — 9/7/14

Last Sunday, I revised my goals. The two posts that I wanted to draft this week are done. I’m rethinking my plan to post an interview with Malimore’s students. I may do it if I get a good reaction to the other interviews or if there are reader questions that might be relevant. I’m going … Continue reading