A couple of days ago a meme starting going around Facebook about Mitch McConnell's history of surviving polio The thing is, beyond the fact that McConnell did in fact have Polio as a child, the rest of the text is false. His care was not government funded. He received care at the frankly prestigious Warm … Continue reading No, Mitch McConnell’s Polio Treatment Wasn’t Government funded and it Likely Influenced his views on Healthcare
Month: June 2017
The TARDIS is Inaccessible: Disability in Doctor Who
This most recent season of Doctor Who has had me thinking about just how bad and limited the representation of disability has been on the show. The show which is often very socially conscious has created a universe past, present and future where disability is generally nonexistent or tokenized. This is of course … Continue reading The TARDIS is Inaccessible: Disability in Doctor Who
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