July 26th is the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) becoming law. I wrote a post about what it means to and for me 30 years in 2020. You can read that here: https://wordpress.com/posts/thrivingwithcerebralpalsy.com?s=What+the+A What I want to talk about, now, is the work still to be done. Yes, the ADA made
I’ve gotten a lot of questions about my blog and my condition recently. I’m going to take them each one by one. Who writes your blog posts? I do. I would NEVER trust anyone else to tell my story. Do you have a company that does your social media posts for you? No, I post
George HW Bush is my second favorite president. I don’t respect the man because of any political ideology I hold, as some assume; but because of my other job as a political scientist who studies the American Presidency. I am an Independent voter. I don’t agree completely with either major political party in the US.
Yesterday was the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act becoming law. I wrote a post about what it means to and for me 30 years later last year. You can read that here: https://wordpress.com/posts/thrivingwithcerebralpalsy.com?s=What+the+A What I want to talk about, now, is the work still to be done. Yes, the ADA made the
This is another blog post about my faith journey. I have said this before, but it needs repeating, apparently. Mama did not do anything to give me CP. There was nothing to suggest her pregnancy, with me, was problematic until she contracted Listeria. She and I are the only known people impacted by this outbreak.
This is a companion post to “How and Why My Faith Underwent A Transformation.” Find that post here: https://thrivingwithcerebralpalsy.com/2019/12/01/how-and-why-my-faith-underwent-a-transformation/ The pandemic brought on anxiety for a lot of people. I was not exempt. Trying to hide my anxiety from those who know and love me best was exhausting. My internal tension made itself known after
What happens when you wake up to find you don’t fit in any box? What happens when you’re different? Stay tuned. I’m still working that out myself. I’m full of contradictions & surprises. The following list is how I define myself: I am a literal miracle. I am God’s daughter. I have been since 1991.
Sunday was the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The law prohibits discrimination of people with disabilities and makes the playing field more level with our fellow citizens who are able-bodied. Of course, there is more work to be done for disabled people’s equality. I thought I’d share the impact the law has
My academic mentor often tells his classes the following: “Where you sit determines where you stand.” This quote does not belong to either of us. I just can’t remember right now who said it, but when I do I’ll edit this to give them credit. That quote applies to me literally. I have been used