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…

An outdated term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…

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,…

EQUIP Comic

By, Effy Francis

Our biggest disability is stigma

This article first appeared in The State. At 21 years old and holding my dual bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education, I was filled with enthusiasm for joining the…

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…

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…