Let’s face it. As people with physical disabilities, we have it rougher than the able-bodied community. When I hear able-bodied people complain about having rough lives, I roll my eyes and literally roll away. I have no time to hear these whiners. As people with physical disabilities, we can’t shake away our situation but that […]
It’s always awesome to meet another audacious person. Jessica Pelasky, 29, has Osteogenesis Imperfecta and lives in Mansfield, Ohio. She and I began tweeting with one another and I knew I wanted to share her story with the rest of you. It’s not that she’s a super woman who uses a
My name is Niki Preston, also known as The Two Fingered Gardener. I was born with Phocomelia so I have two fingers on my right hand and a tiny little one on my left arm. Both my arms are short and do not bend at all and just for good measure I also have dodgy […]
As the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) prepares to begin its ninth session April 15 – 19, 2013, are they missing the role that higher education plays in developing social and economic equality?
As an adult with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), I love the opportunity that social networking affords me to connect with my community. I consider it a gift to welcome a new baby with OI through a flurry of photo comments and I’ve enjoyed witnessing the