Disability

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have you ever made a puzzle?

24 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments emotarge

During childhood, most of us liked to make a puzzle. There are a lot of pieces with different sizes and shapes, obviously are not relevant to each other. putting besides each other, then they find meaning. When you see each piece, you may find its fo...

third group

20 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments emotarge

Have you ever made puzzles? In my society, there are three point of view to disabled persons and accordingly, we can categorize persons in there groups. The first group, in my category of course, are those who think we are pity persons. They offend u...

It’s the little things.

14 Nov 2020 1 minute read 5 comments QueerlyDisabled

Sorry I’ve been absent. Between another painful test, a super demanding job, and a nosebleed that tried to imitate that one scene in Carrie, I’ve been a little distracted.  I’m sitting in the barn, watching and listening to my horses eat, Radar in th...

I’m high maintenance.

9 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments QueerlyDisabled

Not in the traditional sense of Coach bags and Louboutin shoes, but the sheer financial cost of chronic illness.  I’m lucky enough to have a great job with really affordable insurance for the whole family, but I can easily meet my deductible in the f...

But you don’t look disabled!

9 Nov 2020 1 minute read 2 comments QueerlyDisabled

Yeah, and you don’t look ignorant, so I guess we’re even. I really hope that someday people learn that just because I have all my limbs and can still (kinda) walk, doesn’t mean I am not disabled. I’m still bad enough that one (because I have two, th...

Tardy to the Party IWSG

4 Jun 2020 9 minute read 1 comment orneryowl

  Ornery Owl Free use image from Open Clipart Vectors on Pixabay   First things first. Let's get this out of the way before the post begins. I swear. A lot. If you have problems with profanity, let this serve as your warning not to proceed with this...

The Disabling Society

3 Feb 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Mumriken

Before going into the main discussion, I just want to clarify some terminology. In general discussions, we tend to use the terms "impairment" and "disability" interchangeably. However, there is a very important semantic difference between these two....

The emperor's new clothes, or "newspeak"

2 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Mumriken

Many seem to believe that if we only use another word for something derogatory, it will be much less so. We have had this development with words like "cleaning staff" who are now called "sanitary technicians", still doing the same very important work...