Should policy-directed “best outcomes” from government officials and advocacy groups reduce, rather than enhance, choice for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)—and sometimes trap them in unsafe, hostile environments?
Why might an autistic, intellectually disabled Black boy with Down syndrome be so much more valuable in death than in life? Because his parents made him an organ donor.
I have been reading the proposed changes to North Carolina’s Innovations waiver services and supports, which are designed for individuals … More
I was invited again this year to give a short talk as part of the Disability Day of … More
The Day of Mourning, an event remembering and honoring disabled people murdered by family members or caregivers, is held on March … More
I recently did a recorded presentation for an online class at Western Carolina University–Biltmore Campus for students working to become … More