Let me make this quite clear. I do not identify as a person with a disability. I’m a disabled person. And I’ll be a monkey’s disabled uncle if I’m going to apologise for that.
Amara (Universal Subtitles) is great stuff! You submit the URL into the Amara website and a tool opens up that lets you enter subtitles for the video, in three easy (or easier than I thought!) steps.
Despite being born with the use of both legs, many of these bipedal athletes inspire us with their commitment and guts. Having typically learned to walk around the age of one, these amazing Olympians don’t let their lurching two-phase locomotion hold them back. Thought they may look unwieldy to the naive eye, as viewers their movements soon look natural to us. We can see their grace and nimbleness shine through.
Eleanor Gibbs has a cracker of an article in New Matilda on the national disgrace that is the continuing roadblocks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme:
From The F-Word Blog by Philippa Willitts – a comprehensive outline of common accessibility issues that ought to be considered by those running any social justice event.
Link round up for blogging against disablism day.
Greetings, Outlanders! Tonight it’s a Toby extravaganza — discuss it here! In verse! (Except I was kidding about the “in verse” bit. :P)
Tonight’s Outland takes us on a Fab-ulous journey! Discuss it here!
What wonders await us on Outland tonight, as we venture into Andy’s home? Discuss them here!