Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week 2020: A Guest Interview Spotlight to Raise Awareness

Today, I will be a featuring a local Wicomico family to help them with their goal of raising awareness for Erb’s Palsy! If you are a resident of the Eastern Shore, please feel free to reach out to me if you are doing disability events and need help with “boosting” it locally. I love toContinue reading “Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week 2020: A Guest Interview Spotlight to Raise Awareness”

World Mental Health Day 2020: Mental Health Matters

October 10 marks World Mental Health Day. During 2020 and our current pandemic, I think it’s especially important for all of us to talk about mental health and what that means. Mental health matters, but especially now. Not only for our disability community but for all. This has been one of the scariest times forContinue reading “World Mental Health Day 2020: Mental Health Matters”

#TheDisabilityVote: Why Does it Matter?

If you didn’t know, September 22nd was National Voter Registration Day. I shared about it on my Facebook page as well as Instagram Stories. If you had an event, let me know, so I can share your voter outreach! As I mentioned, it was National Voter Registration Day yesterday. I wanted to do more, shareContinue reading “#TheDisabilityVote: Why Does it Matter?”

The Incredible Kindness of Freedom

I want to be honest in this. Not only so you can see what an incredible kindness that an adaptive vehicle is, but also so you can learn what disabled people go through when it comes to transportation. Rarely, do we mention that disabled people often don’t have vehicles and sometimes are trapped physically becauseContinue reading “The Incredible Kindness of Freedom”

VOTE 2020: Resources for Disabled and Non-Speakers Voters in Maryland

Thank you to my friend, Rosie, for choosing me as her first Eastern Shore activist in her ‘Why Vote Wednesday’ feature. Rosie is a local activist that is a woman of color, disabled, and all-around lovely human. I am so thankful to have connected with someone who gets me. If you’re not following her journey,Continue reading “VOTE 2020: Resources for Disabled and Non-Speakers Voters in Maryland”

Farewell, Disability Pride Month

It seems so strange to think that an entire month has gone by already. Yesterday was the last day for Disability Pride Month. August is now here. Time sure goes by fast during quarantine, right? A month of learning, leaning in and listening. A month of crying out, crying along with my fellow disabled friendsContinue reading “Farewell, Disability Pride Month”

Thank you, ADA #ADA30

Every day for “Disability Pride Month” – I am committed to writing pieces that reflect the diversity, truths, and reality of our disabled community If you want to share your piece with me or be interviewed this month, I would love to share your voice! Please email me at: submissions@thegirlinthepinkwheelchair.com Today marks 30 years of the ADA. I am what’sContinue reading “Thank you, ADA #ADA30”

National Disability Voter Registration Week

Every day for “Disability Pride Month” – I am committed to writing pieces that reflect the diversity, truths, and reality of our disabled community If you want to share your piece with me or be interviewed this month, I would love to share your voice! Please email me at: submissions@thegirlinthepinkwheelchair.com Today is July 17th which is the last day ofContinue reading “National Disability Voter Registration Week”