Category Archives: inclusion

Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult

Every time I read this book, I find myself more challenged than the time before. When I first read it, I focused mainly on the “wrongful birth” issue which was at the heart of the novel. I still find myself … Continue reading

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Meet Alternate Roots

I had forgotten about Alternate ROOTS for a while, but they definitely deserve a mention in the world of disability and creativity in the Southern United States. Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted … Continue reading

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Marching for Justice

Happy holiday weekend, y’all! I wonder how many of you wanted to attend the January 21, 2017 Women’s March on Washington like I did. The logistics quickly made me realize that wouldn’t happen, but I stumbled on an alternative that … Continue reading

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Getting Life by Julie Shaw Cole

I received a review copy of this book from the publisher, Advocado Press. I was intrigued to see how the author handled presenting her heroine’s perspective when she was basically considered nonverbal at the beginning of the novel. No one … Continue reading

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The Art of Activism

I love my friend Patti Digh. She is someone who knows how to put feet on her beliefs and put them into action, as well as being able to tell stories of her life in a way that makes a … Continue reading

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Writing, Rioting, Righting

I kept putting off writing today. I was waiting for something. I didn’t know what until I read the words of Brianna Albers. who is the founder/editor-in-chief of Monstering Magzine.   I’ll tell you more about Brianna another time because I … Continue reading

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#artistsforlove

I’ve been following Kelly Rae Roberts for a long time now, and this post arrived in my email on Thursday. She and some friends have come together in an effort to start a movement called #artistsforlove. She reminds us of … Continue reading

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