People with autism often have trouble communicating with police, which can be dangerous — and scary for parents who also worry about racial profiling. Now, some cities are trying to mitigate the risk.


This article explains why police brutality of those of color needs to be on the radar of the disability community because it CAN & DOES happen to those who are disabled & Black (& Brown).  ~ Vilissa, disabled Black woman who knows that her disability doesn’t immune her from being harassed by the police.

Interacting with Disabled Students on College Campuses: Disability Etiquette & Words of Wisdom

Interacting with Disabled Students on College Campuses: Disability Etiquette & Words of Wisdom

Earlier this month, I wrote about my college experience as a disabled studentat my alma mater, Winthrop University.  That article received great responses from those within my networks; one particular response came from a former professor suggesting that I write a follow-up article for classmates and professors.  She stated that such an article would be helpful to those who are interacting with…

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Attorney General Eric Holder Signs Proposal to Improve Movie Theater Experience for Disabled Americans

On July 25th, 2014, the Justice Department released a statement announcing that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder signed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that will affect Title III regulation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Title III of the ADA focuses on public …

http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2014/08/19/attorney-general-eric-holder-signs-proposal-to-improve-movie-theater-experience-for-disabled-americans/?Social+Work+Helper

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Given how the DA 2 elf update takes away a lot from Zev’s facial features, here’s my attempt at a morph that captures the original, while still giving him the more pronounced ears.

Top is his morph in the toolset and bottom is his look in-game.

Required mods are: Fmorgana and KaniHime’s textures (skin & eyelash) (available @ Ferelden Models on the Nexus as well as her personal blog), Vilissa’s “companion” eye textures, and SJC’s realistic skin tones (all available on the nexus).

.mor can be found here if anyone is interested.

The George Takei Disabled Meme Controversy: The Offense, Response, & Public Apology

The George Takei Disabled Meme Controversy: The Offense, Response, & Public Apology

Over the past few weeks, the disability community has expressed its outrage regarding the inspiration porn-like meme that George Takei posted on his Facebook page.  George Takei is well-known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star Trek.  George Takei has amassed a strong following online, as many loved him and those who were a part of the…

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