Sign the Petition Opposing California’s Ableist End of Life Option Act

Over eighty percent of physicians suffer from disability bias, yet California’s End of Life Option Act lacks protections against ableism and racism. We have filed a lawsuit to stop this discriminatory law.

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Tilting The Lens

Sinead, a visibly disabled white woman with shoulder-length brown hair wears a red coat with golden accents. Her hands are on a keyboard in front of her. Sitting beside Sinéad is Haben, a Black woman with long dark hair, gold earrings, and a blue and white dress. She’s reading braille on a computer that’s not visible under the table. They’re both smiling.

Disabled educator & author, Sinéad Burke founded Tilting The Lens to increase accessibility in fashion. The industry has already mainstreamed glasses, and one day all our disability accessories, from canes to clothing that flatters unique bodies, will be equally accepted. Thank you, Sinead and Emma!

World Health Day 2023

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros and I are discussing the report in his office. We’re sitting in armchairs, both wearing face masks, and my braille computer is in my lap. The small round table between us has the WHO flag, and on the wall is a framed image of the WHO’s Headquarters building in Geneva.

It’s World Health Day! I met with World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros to help launch the Global Report on Health Equity for Persons with Disabilities. Share it with your local health agencies & schools. Tell them to remove barriers facing disabled people.

Guide Dogs and Green Vests in London

Mylo & I standing before the River Thames across from Parliament and Big Ben. Mylo, a German Shepherd, wears a brown leather and metal harness from The Seeing Eye in New Jersey.

In London we’ve received a lot of, “If he’s a real guide dog why isn’t he wearing green?” First of all, blind people can & do style up their dogs. Second, guide dog schools exist all over the world with many variations. It’s the training that makes a guide dog, not the outfit. Believe blind … Read more