I’ve never met a piece of assistive technology or a medical device that gave functionality without taking something away.
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The Spare Man: Part I, Gimlet
I felt seen, understood, vindicated, and understood by this author, and am grateful that she’s chosen to share her vision with more readers than just me. I hope many, many other readers will see this, see me, see themselves.
Flashback Friday: Revolving Doors
It is not unreasonable to expect to be able to walk through any door.
The Importance of Boundaries for Introverts with Service Dogs
Your service dog is not their emotional support animal.
Flashback Friday: Prayer With Puppies
And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another just as in Christ, God forgave you.
My Problem with Pain
In a world of finite resources some organization of suffering must occur. There are only so many hours in a day, so many surgeons at a hospital who can repair a heart or a limb. But the resources to mitigate pain throughout an entire life are not so easily calculated because people, unpredictable and resilient and physics-defying as they are, cannot be quantified. And it is through people which we receive comfort and donation and respite and empowerment.
Flashback Friday: What Do I Do with My Dog when…? The Final Installment, Take 2
Good things in life are rarely as fragile as our fears of failure would have us believe.
An Accessible Art Museum? My Visit to Nashville’s Parthenon
The tap of my Cain as I drifted across the temple space echoed in a library hush created by the imposing figure of the goddess herself. To me she appeared a vaguely shimmering outline in the dimness, how she might have appeared to Perseus as she bestowed celestial gifts of survival. The silhouette of golden light stretched far, far out of my meager peripheral vision, giving me a sense of endless presence.
Guest Post: Dungeons and Doggies
Currently, there are no game modifications specifically for the inclusion of service animals. Those that want their character to have an assisting animal companion must utilize existing game rules and structure.
Three Reasons You Should Want a Blind Student In Your Class — Any Class
That’s right, people with disabilities like blindness are good for your brain!