Hiding your identity can make the internet a much safer place for a disabled young person. Here's what I recommend to protect yourself.
Ever heard of the social model of disability? Disability is not caused by someone’s body or brain being “defective,” but by society failing to accommodate different abilities.
Where’s the Box to Think In?
Autistics don't just "think outside the box." The box is a mystery. And this can be deeply disabling and anxiety-provoking.
I’m Autistic. I’m Not Anti-Masker Ammo
Anti-maskers claim that face masks are a grievous injury to disabled people. But reality looks a little different.
Autism: Telling My Professors
Disclosing disability to college professors can be a challenge. Today I'd like to share my successful strategies.
Why Am I Inspiring?
Being called "inspiring" is a compliment to most people, but when you have a disability, it involves complicated baggage.
Interviewing Stella About Autism
What is it like to have an autistic sister and autistic boyfriend? Today Stella Rose tells all.
Yes, Autism is a Disability!
Article after article says that autistics think autism isn't a disability. But that's wrong. Why do people say that, and what is a disability, really?
I Like Life
My disability impacts many areas of my life. That doesn't mean my life isn't worth living.
Interviewing Stella, a Girl with Down Syndrome
What is it like to have Down syndrome? Let's ask my sister.
Down Syndrome: She’s No Mistake
What would it be like, to be a person with Down syndrome and hearing that you are the way that you are because of a mistake? To hear that you are defective? That you exist as the result of an "error"?