Disability Justice

Awakening to the Ableism Within You

Awakening to the Ableism Within You

When my son was a newborn, his disability was only mildly noticeable. When he didn't have to meet milestones, it was easy to pretend he didn't have a diagnosis attached to him. As I nestled my baby in my arms, I also nestled cozily into ableism.⠀ ⠀ Moms will often...

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Under a Microscope

Under a Microscope

As newbie parents of a disabled child, we were immediately placed under a microscope. ⁣ From the moment we received the diagnosis, we were observed intently. ⁣ How would we cope with the diagnosis? ⁣ ⁣ Would we be able to handle it long-term? ⁣ ⁣ Did we have adequate...

Under a Microscope

Under a Microscope

As newbie parents of a disabled child, we were immediately placed under a microscope. ⁣ From the moment we received the diagnosis, we were observed intently. ⁣ How would we cope with the diagnosis? ⁣ ⁣ Would we be able to handle it long-term? ⁣ ⁣ Did we have adequate...