“I read the latest reply in the email thread with my lecturer, close my eyes, and feel my heart sink and chest tighten as I prepare for the all too familiar battle ahead. My faith in the system has been jaded by years of veiled requests to prove the legitimacy and severity of my illness over and over again. EAP be damned.”
“I think the demagorgon possessing Will in season two of Stranger Things may be a metaphor for a migraine. But like for Will, it can be hard to get people to take the condition seriously, so here is a brief intro for the uninitiated.”
“Disability” is not a condition but the way society is structured to oppress certain individuals.
“If we take a closer look at the NDIS’s criteria, application process, and ongoing rollout, we can examine just how much is going wrong, and why market-based models of disability support are further entrenching oppression.”
“It really is the golden age of TV. Whether you’re into Netflix, Hulu, Stan, Fetch or just good old-fashioned online streaming, everybody’s tuned into some guilty pleasure or another.”