Understanding the Media

Accessing information in 2017 is easier than ever before with the introduction of new and bettering technology and the popularity of social media surging. Never before have we been able…

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Able People with ABLE Accounts

An ABLE account is designed to help people with disabilities build up their savings. People with disabilities and their families can save up to $14,000 without it affecting their government…

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Born this way

Any time that I am feeling down or just need some encouragement, I listen to music. The genre of music that I listen depends on my mood: upbeat tempos for…

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My Vision

When people think of inclusive education, they often have very different ideas. The current model for inclusion requires that the student with a disability “prove” that they are able to…

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An outdated term

A new national poll finds that many Americans see nothing wrong with using the “R-word”. In fact, almost all of the people polled said that they had heard someone refer…

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Inspiration Porn

Inspiration porn, a term coined by the late disability activist, Stella Young, refers to the objectification of people with disabilities in media, which serves the purpose of making the consumers,…

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EQUIP Comic

By, Effy Francis

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Know Your EQUIP Leaders: Derrick

Hello my name is Derrick Means. I have a disability known as “Cerebral Palsy”. I currently work at Spartanburg High School, pizza hut, and Able SC. I graduated high school…

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Teaching Body Positivity at the 2017 Safe School Summit

Have you ever felt embarrassed about the way you look? Have you ever struggled with low self-esteem about yourself? Do you like to pretend you don’t have a disability? All…

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