Media has been Wrong about Disability and it May Cost 24 Mil People their Healthcare
Current Events / Politics

Media has been Wrong about Disability and it May Cost 24 Mil People their Healthcare

If we cannot regularly rely on others to write our story, we should do it our damn selves.

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Diagnosing Different: Able Bodied Identity Formation Using Disability
Reflections

Diagnosing Different: Able Bodied Identity Formation Using Disability

The following is a presentation I gave for a class on the identity formation of able-bodied people in contrast to representation of disabled bodies. The thesis is that able bodied people use two methods to distance themselves from the disabled identity: ableist language as distancing language and the social commodification of disabled bodies. This is … Continue reading