Archive: May 2015

  1. Disabled Girl Got Serious Game: Zarreia Williams Plays Basketball with Lady Gamecocks’ Head Coach Dawn Staley

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    As a proud disabled South Carolinian, I could not contain my excitement when I heard about Zarreia Williams’ 1-on-1 game with Dawn Staley, Head Coach of University of South Carolina’s Women’s Basketball program.  To see a disabled Black girl play a game of basketball against one of her idols had to be featured on the blog.

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  2. Makies Creates Dolls for Disabled Girls (& Disabled Women Who Still Play With Dolls): Tools You Can Use

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    Last year, I wrote about the need for disabled dolls to be created for disabled girls, and it seems that the British toy company Makies decided to step up and make this a reality by answering the call of the Toys Like Me social media campaign.  When I learned about MakieLab, and Toys Like Me, I could not wait to feature them as a “Tools You Can Use” resource on the blog.

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  3. Not-So-Friendly Skies: Autistic Teen Girl Kicked Off United Airlines Flight

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    Are airlines friendly and have positive views of disabled passengers, or do they consider us “disruptive?”  I believe many within and outside the disability community are pondering this after hearing about the incident involving an autistic teen girl and her family on an United Airlines flight that has received nationwide attention.

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