Video Released By Autism Speaks Outrages Autistics

September 27, 2009

If this video does anything, it makes the autistic child look like a lost victim of a plague that wasn’t caught in time, the parents failures for not ‘catching it in time’ and the autistic community a group of pariahs. It uses scare tactics and I feel veiled threats that feel to me more like […]

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Please Stand By – Nick’s Crusade

September 18, 2009

Please Stand By has a great picture of my friend nick, finally home with Aleja after 378 days in hospital. I’m sure the last think they want to bother with is being inspirational, but they both are inspirational to me. Not for any magical hollywood reason but for a myriad of very practical and human […]

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Republican Derides Gov. Spending to Feed Hungry Children

June 23, 2009
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Gawd Bless the American Right Republican Missouri Rep, Derides Gov. Spending to Feed Hungry Children: They can Get Free Food at Church or Get a Job! Cynthia Davis, a conservative Christian Republican State Rep. from Missouri, is against government spending to feed hungry children during the summer, claiming if they were allowed to go hungry, […]

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Nick’s Crusade – Guest Video Blog – May 3, 2009

May 7, 2009

I always wish I could talk in such a measured clear voice… and actually say something clear and intelligible. But alas, I cannot. So Aleja can do it for us all.

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equitable access on Blogging against Disablism Day

May 1, 2009

To be honest, I don’t get it. Mostly because ablism and disablism are sort of the same things. Anyway, that’s just me who gets borked by works. You can read more at Diary of a Goldfish: Blogging Against Disablism Day – 1st May 2006. I have very little to do with the disability community aside […]

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Facebook Manners And You

April 19, 2009
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People Who Sit In The Disability Seats When I’m Standing On My Crutches

March 31, 2009
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People Who Sit In The Disability Seats When I’m Standing On My Crutches is an example of what everyone should do… call people out on their actions. Thanks for the URL A!

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Twitter in Plain English – 56 Translation(s) | dotSUB

March 14, 2009
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Thanks to Aleja for this link. Not perfect, but a good over view, i guess.

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Frida Writes: Wheelchair for Dance

February 22, 2009

I saw this video Dancing Chair on Frida Writes and thought of ken for dance, but also as an exercising medium to get people, who can, use their lower body and build up core muscle strength while freeing hands to hold and get things while moving around, say, one’s apartment. I can see lots of […]

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NerdKits – USB controlled Servo Squirter

December 29, 2008

NerdKits – Servo Squirter In this video, we’ll show you a simple project where we connect a hobby R/C servo to a small water pump, and control both from the USB NerdKit. Using input from the connected computer, you can aim, and fire a stream of water. The video also introduces topics like Pulse Width […]

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