I'm not an advocate for disability issues. Human issues are what interest me - Aimee Mullins
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It's a strange thing, I think, that the voice of people living with disabilities is so rarely heard loudly and clearly, and without judgement. It is even more rare, that so many people who do not consider themselves to have a disability, are so unaware of the thoughts and feelings that come with living with one. With this in mind, I recently taught a class in which the learners I work with were overtaken with the struggles of being what they are; young people who are considered to have a disability, that I felt we needed to do something to empower ourselves.
So we talked about it; and this talk was inspiring to say the least. The result was a series of extremely astute, honest, and…
It’s a strange thing, I think, that the voice of people living with disabilities is so rarely heard loudly and clearly, and without judgement. It is even more rare, that so many people who do not consider themselves to have a disability, are so unaware of the thoughts and feelings that come with living with one.
Beyond Disability’s vision aims to have a sensitized and knowledgeable society on the issue of disability in the country. Beyond disability mission is to pool together a wealth of information, insights, opinions, ideas and expertise on a wide range of issues regarding and relating to disability.
So what does black telephone cinema have to do with disability rights? Black telephone movies were gritty and real, full of angst and sturm und drang, full of the essence of life. People with ability differences have gritty and real needs, and there is angst and sturm und drang if those needs are not being met. Siobhan is full of the essence of life. We’re trying to make sure her needs are being met so she can be the best person possible.
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Disability Thinking is a Blog and a Podcast about disability issues, experience, and culture. For the most part, it is a personal project, though it also occasionally includes work by guests.
Born with a rare neuromuscular myopathy, Jeff has spent his life dedicated to advocating for himself and others with disabilities. With a PhD in Media Studies from Western University, Jeff's research focuses on the representation of disability in popular and digital culture.
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Joe and I live in an apartment right smack dab in the center of Toronto. I have worked in the field of disability since graduating from university over 30 years ago. I became disabled a few years ago now and use a wheelchair when out in the world.
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