Category Archives: Inspirational

Voices

I started this blog to express myself, raise awareness, and provide resources on disability. More importantly it is meant to give people with disabilities a voice. Since the start of the new administration, people with disabilities and many other marginalized … Continue reading

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Emotional Connection 

My current course has had a tremendous impact on me. The class has been very open and accepting of each other. It has allowed me to express myself without fear of stigma. The class has helped to restore some of … Continue reading

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Community Accepting Disability

The island, Martha’s Vineyard, represented how people could come to accept the disabled within their community. The community had a very large deaf population for many generations. The high rate was believed to be a inherited form of deafness. The islanders … Continue reading

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Humans: Fragile & Resilient

Humans are full of contradictions. One of the greatest being our fragility and resiliency. Humans are the weakest and most vulnerable species as a baby. Our bodies go through drastic changes during puberty. Humans can easily break down and lose … Continue reading

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Tribute

To the doctor that believed my parents after years of being told there was nothing wrong. To the preschool teachers who gave me the support I needed without a documented diagnosis. To the psychologist who saved me when I was … Continue reading

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A Cruel World

The world is cruel in many ways. However, life is about persevering in the face of adversary. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.

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Quotes

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. ~Edmund Burke An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. ~Mahatma Gandhi Courage and comfort, all shall yet go well. … Continue reading

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Bullying

A teenage boy is bullied at school. He struggles with classes. He is always worried and anxious about everything. His ticks and obsessive-compulsive behaviors interfere. His grades drop and he wants to drop out of high school. Yet, he didn’t … Continue reading

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Self Harm

You are hurting, like no pain you’ve felt before. Nothing seems to work or go the way you want. You are crying out for someone or something to take your pain away. No matter how bleak it looks, you can get … Continue reading

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Happiness & Pain

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