Purposeful Lives

Purposeful Lives

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the purpose that each of our lives hold, the reasons we get up the in the morning, who we count on and who counts on us. In this age of internet, Facebook, tweeting, texting and a general lack of real reciprocal human contact it...
Hate Propaganda

Hate Propaganda

Those of us at Inclusive Humanity really struggled as to whether or not to share this piece. However we remain committed to the notion that in order to change the way the general public thinks about the value and contributions people with disabilities have to make to...
Trampled Rights

Trampled Rights

Distrust, Disrespect, Discrimination My latest round up of news from around the world on the state of Human Rights for citizens with disabilities seems to to chock full of stories about the ways in which these rights are being trampled on. Let me take you first to...
Reclaiming Language

Reclaiming Language

Watch: Dr. Harvey Chochinov, Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care, Rhonda Wiebe, JIm Derksen, Catherine Frazee, and other Disability Rights Activists in conjunction with the Manitoba Vulnerable Persons Network, has released a Youtube “teaser” for their...
Free Hugs

Free Hugs

What If We Couldn’t See the Labels?: This video portrays a citizen dressed up in a teddy bear costume soliciting free hugs in a town square. People eventually lose their inhibitions and respond in kind. Would it be the same if people could see the man behind the...
Labels Defied

Labels Defied

WATCH: Are psychiatric disorders for children real?  Or are they simply labels that hold them back from realizing their true potential as unique and dynamic individuals?  Citizens Commission on Human Rights International have launched a new social messaging campaign...