By Sarah Quinto Image: Jae Casper, smiling, with theatre posters in the background. Their shirt reads: “I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” Audre Lorde And they are wearing a Zelda hat. Jae Casper passed away in May of this year and it’s been hard to eulogize them in a way that does justice toContinue reading “Celebrating Jae Casper”
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Learn about visitability
Visitability is the idea that all new housing has basic accessibility features.
How Crip Chick changed me
Our disabled lives are bigger, fuller, messier, uglier and more beautiful than we ever imagined. Stacey gave me this. She gave me a vision of what was available to me, through finding my people.
#COVID-19 Mutual Aid Project
The DisQuake Mutual Aid Project operated for 4 months and is no longer active. Be well, friends.
Fountaingrove Fire House Remodel Is Good News
Building a fire station under the assumption that disabled people do not need full access is incorrect.
ADA Celebration Sonoma County
Celebrating 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The quality or condition of being a person, personhood is concerned with what constitutes a person. There are implications for abortion, stem-cell research, euthanasia, legal rights, and artificial intelligence.
Not to be scared
Normal is to take care of people.
The typical existing situation
I personally define normal as the typical existing situation in the context of society as a whole and whatever the majority deems to be acceptable. — Dylan Theoretical Models Ecological and Community Based Theory: Idea that society determines the concept of normal.
Sociocultural Model of Impairment-Disability
The sociocultural model views human experience as a product of culture and ideas. Disability in this model appears as an interaction between certain impaired bodies and their surrounding cultural environment.