The words in the title are literal descriptors not self-pity or encouragement to pity me. Piss, shit and poverty feature prominently in my life. So I…My Piss Poor Shitty Crip Life
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/
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/
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/
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
On August 9, 2017 at 6:15:59 AM PDT NC-ACCESSIBLE-CANADA-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca said:
Subject: Consultation Report of Canada’s Possible Accession to the Optional Protocol to the CRPD
The purpose of this e-mail is to inform you that the Consultation Report of Canada’s Possible Accession to the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is now available online through the Consulting with Canadians website. To access the report, please click here.
The report is also available in other formats, including large print, braille, audio cassette, audio CD, e-text diskette, e-text CD and DAISY. To access other formats of the report, you may submit a form online, available here, or call 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232). If you use a teletypewriter (TTY), call 1-800-926-910.
You may also request other formats by replying to this e-mail.