COVID-19 is everywhere these days and no place has been hit harder than nursing homes. Estimates are that up to one-third of all COVID deaths have been in nursing homes.   But nobody knows for sure, because the federal government and many states aren’t collecting this statistic.  And, about one-quarter of people in those nursing … Continued

As you shelter-in-place, take a break from strengthening your support network to spend 30 minutes contemplating the lives of the courageously ordinary amazing people with disabilities who came before us. Lessons from past disability community movements help us move more steadily through the days ahead.  You can count on it. We’re joined by Michael Rembis, … Continued

  How is the disability community dealing with being among those constantly told they are the “most vulnerable?” We put this question to some of our community experts, Andrew Pulrang and Shaun Cartwright. Here’s some great links for more information about these crucial questions: Healing Justice “Coronavirus: Wisdom from a Social Justice Lens”, Creaky Joints  … Continued

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Sustaining Spirit with Naomi Ortiz

A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public. Today’s show features a discussion with Naomi Ortiz author of Sustaining Spirit: Self-Care for Social Justice.