I have Cerebral Palsy and I Tried the Cerebral Palsy Foundation’s New Fitness App

March is as I've been repeatedly made aware Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month--please take a moment to pause and simply be aware of my existence--as a result, there have been awareness campaigns (usually in the form of patronizing memes) that pop up in my social media feeds. There has been one that I was particularly interested … Continue reading I have Cerebral Palsy and I Tried the Cerebral Palsy Foundation’s New Fitness App

In Defense of the Radical Idea of Letting Disabled People Exist in Public Without Comment

Today, I was reading a blog post by Dominick Evans called Don't "Just Say Hi" to Me...Just Fuck Off Instead. He's referencing the Cerebral Palsy Foundation's ill advised campaign to combat people's discomfort around disability by inviting them to engage with disabled people and "Just Say Hi". In my experience people don't have trouble saying … Continue reading In Defense of the Radical Idea of Letting Disabled People Exist in Public Without Comment