Advocacy, Article, Disability, Independence

Accessibility Or Luxury? It’s a Matter of Perspective. | mssinenomineblog

What if your luxury is my accessibility? What if the things you deem extras are essentials to me?
— Read on mssinenomineblog.wordpress.com/2019/07/09/accessibility-or-luxury-its-a-matter-of-perspective/

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Advocacy, Disability, Independence

Thoughts About Disability Discourse – A Thread that Got Too Long For Twitter | mssinenomineblog

I want to talk a bit about how disability issues get discussed and addressed but first I want to specify that I am a white disabled woman who became disabled – the reasons why those things matter will hopefully become clear.
— Read on mssinenomineblog.wordpress.com/2019/06/02/thoughts-about-disability-discourse-a-thread-that-got-too-long-for-twitter/

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Advocacy, Disability, Independence

Facing Facts and Asking For Help | mssinenomineblog

https://twitter.com/nickeagland/status/1083838571184701440 Charity is a dirty word in my world. My world meaning my particular life which includes but far exceeds my experience of being a disabled poor woman. Charity is demeaning, lost dignity, stolen power, abuse of authority, exploitative, harmful, it is the sickeningly pleased with itself happy face of systemic oppression and injustice. I…
— Read on mssinenomineblog.wordpress.com/2019/04/03/facing-facts-and-asking-for-help/

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Advocacy, Disability, Independence, Independent Mobility, Personal Responsibility

A wheelchair user’s guide to consent | CBC News

Gabrielle Peters, a wheelchair user in Vancouver, reminds people to ask before touching or pushing their chair.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/a-wheelchair-user-s-guide-to-consent-1.4982862

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assistive technology, blindness, Independence, Personal Responsibility

Teen could change lives with new Smart Cane

“Just a stick” that keeps me from bumping into things? I don’t think so, it is actually a White Cane that allows me to avoid obstacles and provides me the freedom to access and explore my world, talking GPS apps provide the rest.

Teen could change lives with new Smart Cane
— Read on www.680news.com/video/2018/08/22/teen-could-change-lives-with-new-smart-cane/

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