April 2010

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Recommended Reading for April 28, 2010

Reminder: Blogging Against Disablism Day is coming up on May 1. Diary of a Goldfish has hosted BADD since 2006. It’s an awesome blogswarm, and it’s this Saturday. You can participate by spreading the word, making your own post, commenting on people’s posts, and/or linking posts for others. Remembering and Commemorating a Complicated Past [Nellie […]

Recommended Reading for April 27, 2010

A young deaf woman talks passionately as lunch is served following the Kerala Sign Language Bible dedication event in Kochi, India. Over 1200 deaf people attended the event, a small representation of the estimated 9 million deaf people in India. For more: Door International Where the Disabled are not welcome I would love it if […]

Signal Boost: Customer Service for PWD Survey

Customer Service Survey Help change business practices toward people with disabilities!! Many people with disabilities face challenges when trying to access everyday goods and services. Ensuring accessible quality customer service to all is becoming a business and legal imperative. PSN – Performance Solutions Network and LLR & associates are seeking your opinions. We want to […]

Recommended Reading for April 26, 2010

As I’m writing this, I’m still on my trip, so again – very quick! [The conference has been awesome, y’all. Seriously – I met so many great people and had so many great conversations. And people liked my presentation!] The Lady Thing I Won’t Talk About, Even With Feminists So, I have been thinking (ahahaha, […]

Lean On Me

Lean on me, when you’re not strong, I’ll be your friend, I’ll help you carry on. I read a recent article in the Chicago Tribune about the increase of peer support groups as mental health treatment, rather than wholly centering on a physician or therapist to guide treatment. The article talks about how people with […]

No, Actually, Cracks About Mental Illness Don’t Make Me Want to Donate to Your Organisation

When I’m at home, I usually have a regional radio station that plays mostly classical music and some NPR on in the background. One of the features I happen to really like is Car Talk, a call in show about car issues which has been running for a number of years now. Car Talk is […]

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