Let's have a little chat about mongols and the R-word, shall we?
From your side of the gate, we may appear as underdogs, even as dark horses at times, but what we are is your last epiphany. So please, unlock those gates and let us show you how wrong you’ve been until now and how FLAWSOME WE ARE!
Who is this agency that the fashion and media worlds never thought they would ever need?? After all, Zebedee Management only represent diverse talent. What does that even mean, anyway? I attended their second so-called catwalk show last night in Sheffield. Diversity they say. Well, let’s see: Age? From nought to fifties! Skin colour? You … Continue reading Diverse Talent Agency???
Disabilities don’t make anybody a saint, so there’s no guarantee they’ll like you but I bet you’ll come out totally baffled! And whether or not you like them will stem for a reason that has NOTHING to do with disabilities, which is the whole point!
I can tell you with utter clarity that it's been a privilege to care for my daughter. She's been the life I never knew I needed.
I can't help but feel extremely self-conscious that people will solely identify the source of that aggravation as her disability.
(I gave this presentation when Kathleen and I were invited by the Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down to close their 17th International Conference on Down syndrome, in Barcelona, November 10th, 2017) How do you go about telling your adult child that the world doesn't want more people like him/her? That "It's OK to be different" … Continue reading Down Syndrome: What are we really afraid of?