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Can We Talk About Disability and Net Neutrality?

Can We Talk About Disability and Net Neutrality?

It seems every month or so there is a new call to action for a new cause.  Whether it’s defeating a racist, pedophile in a Senate race in a very red state (I’m looking at you Roy Moore), or saving healthcare, or saving the internet.  One thing that I notice is that in all these movements and, I guess protests (?), is that no one ever talks about how losing any of these would affect the disabled. At least not really.  It’s usually the disabled population who bring it up.

So I want to share with you a thread which focused on net neutrality and the impact that loss would be on the disabled population.

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Protected: Labels, What Are They Good For?

Protected: Labels, What Are They Good For?

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Ready To Stand

Ready To Stand

1989. Disney released a movie that, little did I know, would be the first movie that I could relate to.  It was a movie about dreams and the lengths some take to see those dreams become reality.  I’m sure there was lesson in there somewhere about being careful what you wish for…and consequences but, really…I wasn’t paying attention to that.  That movie was The Little Mermaid. Read the rest of this entry

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