How filmmakers can make movies with disabled characters better

I am always looking for new movies about disabled people but to be totally honest every time I watch one about a disabled person I am very disappointed. Filmmakers do not hire actual disabled people to play disabled characters but instead, they hire abled people to play them so that makes these movies very unrealistic … Continue reading How filmmakers can make movies with disabled characters better

How do you ask a disabled person about their disability?

Sometimes when you are out in public, you may see a wheelchair user or someone on crutches that is clearly disabled and you may be wondering what is their disability? Is it appropriate to go up to a total stranger and just ask them what their disability is? The answer is no it's not! Some … Continue reading How do you ask a disabled person about their disability?

Should you dress up as a disabled person for Halloween?

Tomorrow is Halloween and most people will be dressing up in their favorite costumes but for those of you who don't have a costume, you may be looking for something easy like dressing up like a disabled person. Is it okay to dress up like a disabled person? If you are not disabled then no … Continue reading Should you dress up as a disabled person for Halloween?

When your disability has been represented wrongly on social media

Have you seen the migraine pose on Instagram? Last month was headache and migraine awareness month but instead of celebrating our migraine and headache warriors Elle magazine decided to mock the migraine community by taking a bunch of selfies of themselves as if they had a migraine. This is representing the migraine community in the … Continue reading When your disability has been represented wrongly on social media