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

Handi-Caped 
Interviews

Handi-Caped 

I love superheroes. Think about their premise: people who are made different physically, through either birth or accident must grapple with how their difference will be seen within the world and whether or not to live hidden from it or to use it for the greater good. People who know me (and listen to me) … Continue reading