Please Stop Marginalizing Adults with Disabilities

People with disabilities are not second-class citizens, any more than women and people of different ethnicities are. Change is happening, and it is for the better.

Prejudice and Negative Body Image Starts Unintentionally Early

What do I mean by that title? It's something I've been thinking about for a while, but not something I have mentioned, because while it may not be controversial, it is definitely something that ruffles people's feathers.

I debated whether or not to even say anything about this topic, but in the end, I decided someone need to say something, and that someone was me.

Equal Rights and Access For Deaf Citizens in Georgia #CanYouHearUsNow

Deaf people in Georgia are fighting for equal access to treatment for mental health issues, mental illness, and substance abuse treatment. It is already a federal mandate, but the state of Georgia is appealing it and trying to block it. This Bill of Rights Act for the provision of mental health services to deaf and… Continue reading Equal Rights and Access For Deaf Citizens in Georgia #CanYouHearUsNow

CIs are not a miracle cure for all deaf people

To those of you that delight in the "deaf person hears after cochlear implant" videos, a perspective on this from a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults). Please keep in mind that a vast percentage of deaf people cannot be helped with some technologies available, and the attitude that deafness is a tragic disability that must… Continue reading CIs are not a miracle cure for all deaf people

My Perspective of Deafness

Deafness is not as bad as people think it is. It's not a life-ending disability, especially not with modern technology. Here's my opinion of it, as someone who was born with deafness and has learned to live with it all her life.