Stereotyping Through Stigma

"The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this." - Chinua Achebe I have spend the better part of my adult life fighting stereotypes and continue to … Continue reading Stereotyping Through Stigma


Unto Thyself Be True

"Truth is nothing but a formulated perception of experienced reality" - L. J. Vanier Something every advocate/activist has to be very aware of is perception.  When it comes to disabilities perception is very much attached to the impairment.  Access to someone with a visual impairment would be very different to a person in a wheelchair. … Continue reading Unto Thyself Be True