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u/deepsoulfunk · 1 pointr/disability

Well, if you're posting here then you know something about it. A lot of it vaguely mirrors Women's Studies and Critical Race Theory or even Queer Theory. The science of oppression if you will.

Some basic things to look into are issues like People First Language, it's very popular among Social Justice types but it's good to ALSO be familiar with dissenting opinions like that proposed by the National Federation for the Blind.

Also, studying the Disability Rights Movement is pretty key, but you have to watch a lot of early documentation of it really sidelined the contributions of women (Intersectionality ahhhh!!!!). This book was pretty helpful to me.

One of the bigger points of history here has been the creation of the ADA which plays a large role in that legislative definition of disability I mentioned earlier. However, the ADA grew out of the Rehabilitation Act of '73. Nixon tried like hell to gut it but there was a national protest by people with disabilities at government offices across the country which, for its time ended up being one of the longest sit ins in a Federal building that had ever occurred. Of course, the wiki article mentions none of this, but you'll find out all about it in that book I linked above.

Also, understanding the Social Model of Disability is important. Those are some quick things to get you started.

u/chaoticidealism · 2 pointsr/disability

It might not matter that much whether your symptoms are anxiety-related or not; the fact is, you have them, and you want to live your life, and you're having trouble figuring out how. Counseling might help even if all you have is problems adjusting to disability, but I think that practical solutions are the best thing for you at this point.

Regarding sex: There are still ways to have sex; you just have to be creative. Quadriplegics have sex. People with chronic pain have sex. It's not a thing you have to do in the regular way to have fun with it. I'm asexual, myself, which has nothing to do with my disability, so I never faced that problem; but I did have the chance to read a book on the topic:

Sex and Disability

There are other books like that one out there.

Sometimes it also helps to figure out why you liked the things you had to give up, and find other ways to do those things, or else do other things that serve the same purpose.

Five months is not a long time to adjust to a major life change. You are learning a lot of new skills and solving a lot of problems in your life. You can't get mad at yourself because you haven't yet found your new normal.

u/Soulvei · 3 pointsr/disability

"Intellectually Disabled" is a pretty broad term. If he's kinda young at heart and really excited to have his new puppy you might get him a backpack and fill it with books and magazines about dogs. It seems childish but I had a friend who was ID (albeit pretty severely) and she would've loved that had I switched out dogs with American Girl.

Another idea is to get one of those Letters To Myself books where you write down letters to your future self. He can write about stuff happening at school and then open them at a later date and enjoy a look at his past self. I bought Letters For My Baby for my sister-in-law and she was totally into it.

Edit: Forgot the link to the Letters book:

u/DuncantheWonderDog · 2 pointsr/disability

Those who are playing politics with the disabled. I could say politicians but there's more than just them.

Right. And those can be turned into economic benefits. For example, from Deaf Gain, they gave examples of a city government specifically hiring deaf police officers to monitor their security camera (with their keen eyes!) and Goodyear and the Firestone specifically hiring deaf workers (with their swift fingers!).

EDIT: For those who are curious about Deaf Gain, here's a good post on it.

u/xiodinex · 3 pointsr/disability

Hey, it sounds like you are in the US, the US, UK and Australia all had amazing disability rights movements! It's very much worth learning more about because learning more about my history as a disabled person made me more politically aware and more proud of my identity as a disabled person and what we can achieve together. This book is a great place to start!

u/Shir0iKabocha · 1 pointr/disability

Thanks, friend. It's nice to know I'm not alone.

Have you ever read Aspergirls by Rudy Simone? It's an amazing book by a lady aspie. It really validated my experiences and feelings. I don't usually shill, but I'd recommend it to every female aspie and their families and friends.

u/cripple2493 · 2 pointsr/disability

I'm reading the following right now:

Crip Theory:

Access all Areas: (Live art and disability specifically)

Dangerous discourses:

Disability rights and wrongs:

And yeah, it has taken a fair bit of research to find out these things. But, I am learning my history and where I come from. In terms of activism and performance, but sociology and disability studies come into this as well.

I don't know if documentaries are of much use, but Vital
Signs: Crip Culture talks back, and lives worth living is also a good shout

u/VSSK · 2 pointsr/disability

I recently read Disability Meets Design, and feel like this article would be a great critique of the book. The focus on high art/fashion as the beauty standard seems to really ignore the lived realities of most people with disabilities.

u/JimmyKeepCool · 2 pointsr/disability

Plus her attitude towards others with disabilities will strongly shape her children's attitude.

There also a lot of kids books on the subject, though it may be difficult to find ones that aren't overdone. Kathy Hoopmann's books are really good, IMO. She's got one on Aperger's/Autism and one on ADHD. She her descriptions of both Aspergers and ADHD are spot on and easy to understand.

As they get older, you might consider having them volunteer to work with children with disabilities (like a camp counselor, tutor, reading buddy, or whatever).

You might also consider enrolling them in a preschool that has "blended" classes (both typical peers and those that are "developmentally delayed"). My younger siblings have all gone this route and it's been a good experience for them, I think.

u/Reborn-leech · 1 pointr/disability

Well I hope everything works out for you, also read this book

u/IQBoosterShot · 1 pointr/disability

This matches with what I recently read in Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker where he shows that the number of people labeled as disabled due to mental illness has tripled during the past 20 years.

If they are "disabled" then they certainly are a part of the increased burden on the system.

u/zoo-be-zoo · 1 pointr/disability

They’re a bit more bulky but it beats having to buy a new watch. I just broke mine too and had to get a new one. Apple care is absolutely worth it. They’ll fix broken screens that cost almost as much as a new watch to fix without it. Won’t make that mistake again 😭