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Getty Images and Verizon Media award $40,000 in prizes to five photographers, as part of first-ever Disability-Focused Creative Bursary

Grants support and encourage talent as they work to convey the stories, lives and realities of the disability community through imagery Press Release NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in collaboration with Verizon Media, has named five recipients to its latest Creative Bursary grant centering around life with disabilities. Recognizing […]

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"… It has only been about 50 years (if that) since it has become expected for parents to raise their disabled children in the community … | Your Privilege Is Showing

Your Privilege Is Showing November 26, 2018 ·  This is a perspective I hadn’t considered. Thread: https://twitter.com/crippledsch…/status/1062122008891351040… “I really need to remind the general public that it has only been about 50 years (if that) since it has become expected for parents to raise their disabled children in the community instead of just depositing us in institutions […]

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Before You Sticker Autistics: Reality Snapshot of Autistic, Divergent & Disabled Stigma & Abuse

The abuse towards Autistic, Divergent and Disabled people is unGodly and common. Before we talk about identifying ourselves on government ID, being added to registry lists and so forth — take a look at what I see day in and day out. Headlines of how we’re treated by loved ones, caregivers, school employees, teachers, law […]

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The Sex Educator Teaching BDSM to People With Disabilities – VICE

Robin Wilson-Beattie didn’t get the support she needed to rebuild her sex life after an aneurysm, so now she dedicates her life to helping other people with disabilities. Source: The Sex Educator Teaching BDSM to People With Disabilities – VICE

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The College Admissions Scandal Harmed Autistics and All Disabled People | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

The college admissions scandal harmed disabled students– present and future. Disability is not a costume, and accommodations are not accessories. Source: The College Admissions Scandal Harmed Autistics and All Disabled People | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective Activism International

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Autism and Make-up | invisible i

  Not all disabilities are visible. My name is Katy and I have Asperger’s Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. I try and post regular videos about my lifestyle and experiences whilst learning to live with my diversities and disabilities. Hope you come along for the ride! Disclaimer – I am not an expert and have no formal […]