“Disabled Culture” is a place to reflect on how disability is portrayed in our society, what I think it means, and how it makes me feel.
In December, I had the opportunity to meet BJ Miller at a holiday party. BJ is a triple amputee palliative care doctor. The first time I heard of him was through this New York Times profile about his work as the Director of the Zen Hospice in San Francisco. What struck me right away was […]
This article by Frank Bruni tells the story of a bright and interesting woman who uses a wheelchair. People who are different struggle to be afforded recognition, acceptance and respect. All before saying, “Hello.” From the New York Times: Are You Old? Infirm? Then Kindly Disappear By Frank Bruni Dec. 16, 2017 LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. […]
Working While Disabled This time on the Disabled Culture blog, we’ll discuss Sweet Bean, a thoughtful film about a disabled person trying to work, very important subject to me as I am a disabled business owner and I spend all my time trying to work in the face of limitations that my multiple sclerosis disability […]