I have refused to compromise on my autonomy. I choose to fight every day for the life that I have built in Minnesota. It has been a choice to embrace and love my existence as a disabled person, exactly as is.
Local advocate Judy Moe, Director of the Richfield Disability Advocacy Project (R-DAP), is focused on mobilizing the disability community’s vote.
Parents recognized that their children were displaying behavioral problems at school, but not at home. I realized there was a problem bigger than they even knew.
The more people with disabilities like myself can tell our stories and be involved publicly, the better off we will be at the end of this legislative session.
We cannot silence ourselves with the comfortable belief that our society cares equally for all people.
Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Disability Justice Advocate
I sometimes surprise myself when I am able to do a dance move I didn’t think I would be able to do.
Parents everywhere spring into action for their children, but not all parents are like Valerie Shirley, whose son’s challenges led
It is difficult to normalize sexuality for those with disabilities when neither sexuality nor disability is normalized to begin with.
“How are you?” A simple enough question, with a complex answer. I have a neuro-diverse family. The brains of my
Everyone is born differently. This is just another kind of different. Like hair or skin.