Tag: disability

Top 5 tips for being a good disability ally

By Steph Ryde As allies, non-disabled individuals can use their privilege to amplify disabled people’s voices and activism. Becoming an ally can seem daunting and many people shy away from it as they are afraid of making a mistake. In truth, we all make mistakes…

Pregnant and disabled: ‘People are fighting battles every day’

As a sought-after teacher aide for children with severe spectrum disorders, my sister Katie was no stranger to disability. Having battled chronic Lyme disease as a young adult, she had first-hand experience with disabilities that helped her earn the trust of her students and…