Our Disabled Voices

Stories, essays, opinions, analyses and more from across the different disability communities and from their friends, families, and allies.

Disability and the Invasion of the Ukraine

In the desperate circumstances that Ukranians find themselves in, disabled…

Ending the Evusheld “Hunger Games”

Secretary Beccara – As 1 of the 7 million immunocompromised…

On Life With Chronic Illness, Long Covid and Disabilities

So you have a new chronic illness, Long Covid, or…

Divergence – Neurodiversity and Pathology and Acceptance and Cure

The Neurodiversity Movement is growing as advocates push for acceptance…

Practical Pain – How should you talk to your Doctor about Pain?

You’d think that, considering their job, doctors and healthcare workers…

Beyond the Vaccine – protecting our immunnocompromised from Covid with Evusheld

What would you do if the Covid vaccine didn’t work…

I donated a kidney… and you can too

I was sitting on the bed in our master bedroom…

Start Behind, Get Behinder

Disabled students in segregated education settings get 23 percent fewer…

Captioning Superbowl Ads – Progress, not Perfection

For the first time in a few years, I watched…

Ending the Home Care Crisis

My name is Kendra Scalia and I’m a Hudson Valley…