Claudia Romero runs the startup company CAPR Style, which produces specially modified clothing for children with additional needs. She has been kind enough to tell us her story in this guest post.
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Duncan McMillan of the Royal Society of Chemistry talks about how they reaching out to make sure that their content was accessible to everybody.
When I was in Vienna some time ago, a good friend of mine showed me Updownvienna.com. This is a web page where you can see at a glance which lifts of Vienna’s tube system are out of service. I was hooked. I wanted to have something like that for London. I am a wheelchair […]
Terminology found in mainstream news stories about disabilities encompasses the tone behind generally accepted disability perceptions. Words like “sufferer” and “victim” indicate negativity. To those in the disability community who don’t know better, such language can lead to “poor me” mentalities. Personally I used to maintain said attitude. Hi! I’m Zachary Fenell, an author and […]
I should introduce myself first, give you a bit of background on why I think I should be able to talk to you with any sense of authority or kudos. You see, I’m not highly qualified in disability, I’ve not done a degree in disability studies, read all there is to read about disability rights […]
Today’s guest post is on a issue that is very dear to me and to a lot of people I care about. Everyone should pay attention. I’ve touched on the overwhelming dominance of (well-written, touching, and insightful) disability blogs written from the point of view of a parent, and it’s really nice to find a […]
Note from Joe: We had such a positive response to our earlier guest post on metal health, that I’m going to try and arrange a few more guest posts on a regular basis. If you are interested then please let me know, particularly if you have a different opinion to something I’ve written – I […]
Note from Joe: over the last few months I’ve been more and more aware that I know very little about the interaction between mental disability and mental health. (I’ve also been deeply astonished by people in both camps very much ‘washing their hands’ of the other. I’m pressuming I can’t be the only one embassed […]