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Enabling vs. Empowering

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Last week, I was asked to be a part of an adult discussion panel for the Spina Bifida Education Day in Nashville. I can honestly say that it was an eye-opening experience. In this panel, I heard so many stories from people with Spina Bifida (and their parents) talk about the parents basically just doing […]

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Inspirational Porn

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I’ve talked a lot about disability and society’s views of disabilities, but I wanted to share something that I see regularly on social media: Inspirational Porn. According to Wikipedia: “Inspirational porn” is the calling of people with disabilities inspirational solely or in part on the basis of their disability.[1][2] The term was coined in 2012 […]

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