Strange Bedfellows – Gary Owen, Race, and Disability

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It’s not new. Comedians seem to think that any- and everyone is fair game in the name of humor. If a comedian can claim knowledge or kinship with a certain disability or group, that makes it all the more acceptable. (Supposedly.) The latest assault by a comedian upon the intellectual disability community opens up three … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday – Special Olympics

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This week, my Twitter feed was loaded with photos and comments on the 2014 USA Special Olympics games. We raise the Special Olympics flag for everyone who dares to dream, all the world to see #2014USAGames @SONYinfo pic.twitter.com/DOqJ5QKYkA — Onolee Stephan (@onolee_s) June 15, 2014   It got me thinking about how there are two … Continue reading

Gail Zahtz Talks to Barbara Kornblau about #JusticeForEthan and Broader Disability Issues

(Originally posted on Walkersvillemom 9/9/2013) So many good ideas and topics talked about tonight on Radio Blog with Gail Zahtz and Barbara Kornblau.  I was taking notes and identifying with so many things that were discussed.  Here’s a review of some of the things that struck a chord with me. Sensory processing Special Olympics Programs Police Culture “Lived … Continue reading

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