Prom Pity

Prom Pity

At this watershed moment on the path to inclusion and social justice for people with disabilities, all of us need to think critically about the things “we have always done”, particularly when we convince ourselves of its worth because “the people look forward to it so...
Foul Justice

Foul Justice

Something Rotten in the State of Our Criminal Justice System Something has happened in the universe. There has been some kind of upending between right and wrong and while I normally really like to play in the grey between black and white, there is something sinister...
Health Concerns

Health Concerns

The following is the address that Krista J. Flint gave to Canadian Parliament regarding palliative and compassionate care from the perspective of persons with disabilities. Why Canadians with Disabilities are Afraid of Canada’s Health Care System   Members of...
Growing Friendships

Growing Friendships

Relationships that develop into real and enduring friendships are the most profound expression of our deepest human quality. It’s the manifestation of the characteristics of freedom and esteem; it answers our soul’s most desperate yearning for connection...
Certain Proof

Certain Proof

Some things have to be proven. Einstein knew it, Galileo knew it,  and if you have children in school who are subjected to standardized testing you know it too. So when does the need to demonstrate your value and competency in the world begin to erode your sense of...