Facing the compound discrimination of ableism and racism, black disabled people reflect on how system injustice affects their lives.
TikTok users hijacked the ‘autism challenge’ by posting videos mocking kids with special needs, especially those with autism.
Lea Knakkergaard speaks about inclusivity in the gaming community and how she is a positive example for her neurotypical and neuroatypical students.
“I wanted to be a model because I love it and I like to pose for the camera.”
“I don’t like Valentine’s Day…as it reminds me that the world is divided into a binary of the abled-bodied and people with disabilities.”
Individuals with Down syndrome can go to school, fall in love and live a normal life.
“Sometimes, people assume that my whole life is about my disability.”
“The best thing for parents is to make sure they educate themselves as much as possible.”
“My disability and mental health can be mutually exclusive sometimes.”