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How Ableism Leads To Depression:

According to the website Access Living, “Ableism is the discrimination of and social prejudice against people with disabilities based on the belief that typical abilities are superior.” In my life, ableism has been a significant contributor to the fact that I developed depression which worsened a few years ago. From my earliest years, I remember… Continue reading How Ableism Leads To Depression:

People Should Be Able To Work Or Study Remotely If They Wish To:

Across the country; students are walking out in protest of unsafe in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. People with disabilities often fight for this accommodation, and despite their best efforts, are denied. For me, the ability to work remotely permanently would be a tremendous asset. This has already proven to be true when it comes… Continue reading People Should Be Able To Work Or Study Remotely If They Wish To:

I’m Disabled, and I’m Tired:

I have Cerebral Palsy, a disability that I’ve lived with for 22 years. I am tired of having to fight for things that I need. I shouldn’t have to fight for a college education. Getting accommodations shouldn’t take multiple emails, forms, and phone calls. I have been trying to get into two additional classes for… Continue reading I’m Disabled, and I’m Tired:

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