More on Disability and Disaster Response

Yesterday, a piece on disability and disaster response was published at Pacific Standard. I opened with Angela Wrigglesworth’s story of rescue as the Hurricane Harvey waters rose. By chance, Disability Visibility Podcast, one of my favorite podcasts, also had Wrigglesworth this week, along with Alecia Deon. They shared their stories. Must listen! (Transcript here).

Alice Wong and Reclaiming “Inspiration”

Yesterday, NBC News profiled Alice Wong and the Disability Visibility Project. Go read it! I am genuinely inspired by Alice Wong. With neither budget nor celebrity, she’s created an vibrant, accessible, community of people with disabilities, family members, and allies. She’s told stories and made it possible for others to tell their stories. She works constantly … Continue ReadingAlice Wong and Reclaiming “Inspiration”