Friday, 27 February 2015

Weekend reading and viewing: 28th February 1st March 2015



What I Learned From My Son After the Death of Our Dog
Kari Wagner-Peck, The Good Men Project, 20th February 2015
Kari Wagner-Peck had trouble explaining the death of their beloved dog to her son, until she realized her boy had a lot to teach her, too ...

Why I didn't terminate my pregnancy after a Down syndrome diagnosis 
Maureen Wallace, She Knows, 21st February 2015
I want to thank the woman who publicly shared how she terminated her pregnancy because her child would be born with Down syndrome. As difficult as her words are to read, they offer a road map for us to address hurdles standing between our loved ones with Down syndrome and the inclusion and respect they deserve ...


West Ham fans sing anti-Semitic chants and tease disabled people after mocking racist Chelsea mob
Ali Gordon, Belfast Telegraph, 24th February 2015
Kevin Kilbane has made an official complaint to the Football Association after West Ham fans allegedly used insulting language mocking disabled people ...

LIVE a LITTLE
Exhibition by Digby Webster @ Leichhardt Library
Sunday 1 March to Tuesday 31 March 2015

This boss gives the disabled what she says they want: jobs
NBC News, 25th February 2015
The Prospector Theatre in Ridgefield, Connecticut is a one of a kind movie house, employing adults with special needs.


Publications
My Choice Matters Newsletter, February 2015
Accessible Arts Newsletter, February 2015 


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