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Stop Using the Term SPED

In Just My Bellybutton, Opinion by Nathasha AlvarezLeave a Comment

Stop using the word SPED! SPED means Special Education. Obviously, we all know how much able bodied people love the word “special” when referring to people with disabilities. This topic has been on my mind for years! I have done everything in my power to bring it to the attention …

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Art Wins by Default

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Editor’s Note: I found Katherine’s post about her art work with Rod Stewart’s album cover and I knew immediately that she needed to be on AudacityMagazine. At first, she was going to be interviewed but her writing definitely does a much better job of expressing herself than any interviewer could …

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It’s All The Way With the ADA!

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The 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) might be one of the most important anniversaries this year. In the United States of America, the current administration is chipping away at the ADA. Instead of pushing forward into a society of inclusivity, people with disabilities are fighting for …

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Cale Ferrin: Charisma and Character

In Entertainment, Movies & TV by Nathasha AlvarezLeave a Comment

Cale Ferrin, actor with Fanconi Anemia, is adorable! That should be the summary of the interview. Cale is adorable! It’s definitely worth repeating.  Living in Nebraska with his family, Cale’s a fifth grader with more than enough charisma to bottle up and sell for years! This is no exaggeration! Within …