Stories

Ram Dass on his limited ability to speak

On April 6th Ram Dass, spiritual teacher and author of Be Here Now was born (1931). Ram Dass means “servant of God.” In 1997 he had a stroke that paralyzed him on one side …

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“Living with disability is an art”

On April 1st award winning film maker and author Bonnie Sherr Klein was born (1941). Klein ran Studio ‘D’ the feminist unit at the National Film Board of Canada. She directed Not a Love …

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“World Autism Awareness Day”

Did you know? More and more autistic people disagree with the April 2nd designation, World Autism Awareness Day. They believe that acceptance matters more than awareness. You can follow their reasons at #RedInstead, #ActuallyAustistic, …

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Disability Digest 6: Correcting What History Has Overlooked – Aaron Philip’s

This week in history: On February 16, 2016, Aaron Philip’s book “This Kid Can Fly: It’s About Ability (NOT Disability)” was published. At the time Philip was 14 years old. The book tells the …

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