Pros of Dwarfism

                One might not think that being a little person has its advantages, but actually, it has its high points. No, no pun intended there. Since this week holds the LPA national conference, it’s a perfect time to talk about some of the more favorable moments that having dwarfism brings. Ducking under things: How do…

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

Yes, I went there. Why? Because sex and disability is another one of those topics kept hushed up unnecessarily. Despite its prominence in modern music and culture, it's often avoided around those with disabilities. We go to doctors offices where they look at our family when asking those questions, or avoid eye contact at all.…

Shockingly Curative

Last week I was taking a look through twitter on my lunch break, and came across something that got me talking. The news is talking about using electric shock to treat children with ADHD. I shouldn't have to explain how wrong and ableist this is in 2019. #SuckItAbleism — Esoteric Quality 🤑 (@EsotericQuality) April 24,…

World Awesome, Er Autism Day

No, I’m not wearing blue, or lighting things blue, or giving a damn about the color blue with autism speaks. Number one, they don’t truly support the people they claim to serve and number two, I wouldn’t be able to identify the color blue if I tripped over it. I will however fully support this…

Dwarfism Awareness Q&A

The fact that I have two disabilities means I walk the line between two communities. Often people in one don’t know how the other integrates into my life. So, with October being dwarfism awareness day, I thought I’d pose a Q and A session to facebook and see what people want to know. How tall…