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An outdated term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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