Image Description: The Statistics Canada logo, a Canadian flag with the words "statistics Canada" on top and "Statistique Canada" on the bottom Statistics Canada (Stats Can) has run three public survey since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic began shutting down public life in March. None of those surveys has considered the unique concerns of … Continue reading Statistics Canada isn’t Collecting Information on Disability During the Pandemic
Content Warning for mentions of mental health and abuse Image Description: The words "STAY HOME" written seven times in shades of green, purple, red, and yellow on a pale mint background I have been in self isolation since March 16, I have only gone out twice since then and those trips were unavoidable to collect … Continue reading Cripping Quarantine: Corona Virus, Disability, and Mental Health
Autistic people exist, you are now aware, can we move on to acceptance and meaningful inclusion and support now?
I started this month remembering those that we have lost already only to suddenly find myself in a world where disabled and vulnerable people are out at higher risk and that our overall survival may be based on the harsh realities of catastrophe medicine. Now we are also forced to relive the horror of the 19 murders that took place in the Tsukui Yamayuri En (Tsukui Lily Garden) facility.
image description: A very crowded grocery store with many people waiting at the checkout like The world it seems has dissended into chaos as a result of the novel coronavirus. The real problem here is that it leaves vulnerable people at risk of not being able to quire groceries. I am personally am facing imminent … Continue reading Trying to Maintain Access to Essentials During Covid-19 While Disabled