In the past five years, I have seen perceptions of those with disabilities change in society thanks to the likes of Australian Of The Year 2022 Dylan Alcott, funnyman Andrew Hills and his mates on ABC’s The Last Leg and people in the society who speak up about their experiences having a disability. But have things really changed?
Watching The Last Leg with Adam Hills (you can watch the episode on iVew) last night I realized I hadn’t really investigated the word “Ablism” before. I had heard of it, but I hadn’t really thought it would be applicable to me. However, when I came across this from HERE, it blew my mind. Since…… Continue reading Ablism – What Is It?
For a while I’ve been holding my tongue about we, as a collective society, are so quick to judge someone or groups of people for things they choose or have no choice over. We all look different, have different faiths or belong to a religion, living with illnesses which are either present or naked to…… Continue reading Judging and Misconceptions