I hate the International Symbol of Access (ISA). That symbol that is intended to indicate spaces built to accommodate disabled people. It has however fundamentally failed to promote the accessibility that it meant to signify. If anything it has fostered misunderstandings both outside of and within the disability community. The symbol is tellingly often referred to … Continue reading Why I Dislike the ISA and Why I Think it has Failed
Month: December 2017
Dear Judith Newman, I’m Writing this For You because You Didn’t Write For Me
Dear Judith Newman, I have not read your book To Siri With Love and I frankly don't intend to. I know this will frustrate some people, maybe even you but I don't actually think it is relevant to the thing that I want to criticize. I have seen my fellow actually autistic people … Continue reading Dear Judith Newman, I’m Writing this For You because You Didn’t Write For Me
Tommy Adaptive and the Complicated Ethics of Having No Alternatives
Tommy Hilfiger has come out with a line of adaptive clothing for disabled people and I am conflicted. There is so little truly good adaptive fashion available to disabled people and the Tommy Adaptive line is pretty and stylish. Something that is frequently decidedly lacking in adaptive clothing which often seems to presume … Continue reading Tommy Adaptive and the Complicated Ethics of Having No Alternatives
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