On June 25, 2016, I saw Finding Dory after reading many positive reviews and recommendations from my disabled friends. I wasn’t disappointed. There was so much to unpack and process … Continue Reading Finding Dory, Disability Culture, and Collective Access
Now more than ever it’s important to show pride for all of our identities and communities that make up who we are. To celebrate Pride month, we’re announcing a #CripTheVote … Continue Reading #CripTheVote Swag Giveaway!
I’m personally thrilled to interview a good friend of mine, Sandy Ho. Please check out the Disability and Intersectionality Summit that she’s organizing in Boston later this year on November … Continue Reading Disability & Intersectionality Summit: Interview w/ Sandy Ho
Living with Alzheimer’s- A Personal Anecdote By Henry Kingston Alzheimer’s was only a medical name we had heard for many years, only knowing it had to do with memory loss. … Continue Reading Guest Blog Post: Living with Alzheimer’s- A Personal Anecdote
#CripTheVote Twitter Chat Mass Incarceration, Disability & the Legal System Guest Host: Talila “TL” Lewis, Organizer, Attorney, Professor & Founder of HEARD (Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the … Continue Reading 6/18 #CripTheVote chat: Mass Incarceration, Disability & the Legal System
On May 25, Gregg Beratan, Andrew Pulrang, and Alice Wong, the co-partners of #CripTheVote, gave a talk to youth with disabilities at the “My Future, My Vote” summit on voting … Continue Reading Voting, Disabled Youth, & #CripTheVote
It’s important to be aware of social movements and activism happening around the world. The Disability Visibility Project may comprise primarily of people in the United States, but disability rights is in … Continue Reading Disability Activism in the UK: Interview with Merry Cross
Disability Advocacy and Twitter: Why Use it? This article is aimed at youth with disabilities who will be attending the My Future, My Vote Summit organized by Yo! Disabled and … Continue Reading Disability Advocacy and Twitter: Why Use it?
#CripTheVote Twitter Chat Disability Integration Act of 2015 and Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Guest Host: Stephanie Woodward, Center for Disability Rights Saturday, May 14, 2016 5:00-6:15 pm EST … Continue Reading 5/14 #CripTheVote chat on the Disability Integration Act
I’m always interested in the latest scholarship about disability. I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing sociologist Dr. Laura Mauldin about her new book, Made to Hear: Cochlear Implants and Raising … Continue Reading Interview with Dr. Laura Mauldin: Cochlear Implants and Deaf Children
Call for Stories The Disability Visibility Project (DVP) is super excited to partner with the Contemporary Jewish Museum for a listening party and panel discussion focusing on artists with disabilities on Sunday, … Continue Reading Call for Stories: Artists with Disabilities
During #CripTheVote’s 5th Twitter chat, several people lamented not receiving an “I Voted” sticker because they voted by mail. We thought, hey, EVERYONE deserves a sticker!! Introducing #CripTheVote Stickers to celebrate voting … Continue Reading #CripTheVote Stickers Now Available
Background On Saturday night at about 11 PM Eastern, someone contacted me and others to propose collaborating on a planned website about disability and politics that would be called #CripTheVote. … Continue Reading Open Letter to the Owner of @CripTheVote website
Disability Visibility Project Twitter Chat North Carolina’s House Bill 2: Disability and Transgender Solidarity April 14, 2016 4:30 pm EST/ 1:30 pm PST Guest hosts: Dominick Evans & Victoria Rodríguez-Roldán … Continue Reading 4/14 Twitter Chat: Disability & Transgender Solidarity
A Kick in the Stomach (Written in 2011) By Avery Olmstead Several weeks ago, I needed to finish reading a book so that I could write a review for Eastern … Continue Reading Guest blog post: A Kick in the Stomach
#CripTheVote Twitter Chat Voter Accessibility, Suppression & Disenfranchisement and People with Disabilities April 9, 2016 5 pm EST/ 2 pm PST Guest hosts: s.e. smith, Carrie Ann Lucas and the … Continue Reading 4/9 #CripTheVote Twitter Chat: Voter Accessibility & Disenfranchisement