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So where exactly does the end of the Covid-19 pandemic leave disabled folks?

With the new COVID-19 vaccine slowly starting to be distributed across New York State, I’m finally starting to feel a glimmer of hope that this pandemic will slowly start to wean. By the end of the summer, it is very plausible that the vaccine will be distributed widely enough to slowly start quelling the fear… Continue reading So where exactly does the end of the Covid-19 pandemic leave disabled folks?

A Call to Action: Help us stop the DOH from making dramatic changes to home care services in NYS

Disabled people have had to put up with the threat of institutionalization and budget cuts to services that keep us alive since the dawn of time. So when the DOH released new proposed regulations that threaten our quality of life, yet again — we knew this was nothing new. BUT what is new, is the… Continue reading A Call to Action: Help us stop the DOH from making dramatic changes to home care services in NYS

Response from an actual disabled person to NYTimes article “Is It OK to Dump Him Because of His Medical Condition?”

In this week’s update on “things I read online that should’ve jolted me but, sadly, did not,” some New York woman on the dating scene wrote to the Times advice column asking if she was a “terrible person” for wanting to dump a guy because of his Crohn’s disease. It elicited a response from NYU philosophy professor Kwame Anthony… Continue reading Response from an actual disabled person to NYTimes article “Is It OK to Dump Him Because of His Medical Condition?”

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