In a wheelchair and want your benefits? You’ll need to take the stairs | Frances Ryan, The Guardian

Sending disabled people to inaccessible centres causes pain and distress. Worse, it leads to them being denied benefits Three weeks ago, Linda received a letter from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) calling her in for “reassessment” of her disability benefits. Source: In a wheelchair and want your benefits? You’ll need to take the … Continue reading In a wheelchair and want your benefits? You’ll need to take the stairs | Frances Ryan, The Guardian

I’m Not Just Socially Awkward | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

Photo courtesy the author [image: Blurry photo of a pink ride-on bouncy balloon with an animal face and two "horns" for handles. Overlaid white text reads, "I'm not just socially awkward." Smaller white text in the lower right corner reads, "@oufoxgloved" and "Autnot.Wordpress.com"] Rhi Lloyd-Williams autistrhi.com When I tell people I’m autistic, it usually goes … Continue reading I’m Not Just Socially Awkward | THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

Active Minds, Where’s Your Ethics? Do Better Than This.

https://www.facebook.com/EveReiland/posts/10155515700552823 Anthony Bourdain took us around the world and helped all of us experience new places and cultures through the lens of curiosity and openness. Kate Spade was a female entrepreneur who showed so many of us what is possible when you dream big. These high-profile losses are felt globally, and they help us recognize … Continue reading Active Minds, Where’s Your Ethics? Do Better Than This.

And the latest in fuck-it-all news | Kat Von D is an Anti-Vaxxer

Here we go again with someone famous being irresponsible with their anti-vaxxer influence. Kat Von D has stated on her Instagram that she is an anti-vaxxer and "high-fived" a like-minded fan. Autisitic Illiteracy KILLS Autistic people. How do we get through to these folks that their words harm human people, autistic people and add to … Continue reading And the latest in fuck-it-all news | Kat Von D is an Anti-Vaxxer