disabled

Barbie Takes Another Move Towards Diversity with Disabled Dolls

Barbie takes a lot of criticism. Her body proportions are unrealistic, and it’s been said that if she were an actual woman, she wouldn’t have the body mass to menstruate (kinda puts the breaks on the pregnancy Barbies, doesn’t it? Did anyone else have one of those? They were WEIRD). …

Fundraising for Independence

One of the most difficult things to do in life is to ask for help. A lot of us seem to have this deep-rooted shame in having to reach out and ask for support for whatever it is we are struggling with, but sometimes you have to swallow your pride …

A Tale of Exhaustion and Language Barriers

“What type wheelchair?” The Palma airport access desk assistant (who I expect speaks the best english) says to me.   I stand looking at her in silence. You see, I can walk. I walked up to this desk. I had just been to check-in, also on foot. I can get …