Image Description. Poster for the Peanut Butter Falcon. The three stars Tyler (Shia LaBeouf), Zak (Zack Gottsagen), and Eleanor (Dakota Johnson) are on a wooden raft while Zak poses with a gun on a river with the movie's title at the bottom. The Peanut Butter Falcon is a beautiful artistically shot film that manages to … Continue reading The Peanut Butter Falcon and Doing Disability Differently in Film
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What Canada’s Immigration Policies Say about the Status of Disability in Canada
Every so often in Canada (and other countries but I'm focusing on Canada here) a sad story will appear in the papers. It's one that we've seen before and will unfortunately see again. A family has been denied permanent residency because a family member (usually a minor child) is disabled. The most recent … Continue reading What Canada’s Immigration Policies Say about the Status of Disability in Canada
Pregnancy and the Fear of Disability on Facebook
Congratulations on the baby, do you guys want a boy or a girl? Oh we don't care, just so long as the baby's healthy This is such a common conversation that occurs during early pregnancy and it makes many a disabled person cringe, myself included. Don't get me wrong, I understand the sentiment and as … Continue reading Pregnancy and the Fear of Disability on Facebook
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