Monthly Archives: January 2017

Summer Camps for People with Disabilities

Listen (29 min) Suzanne Stoltz, a many-year participant at a MDA camp, charts the political underbelly of the disability summer camp experience. ¬† Summer camp for kids is usually perceived as a fun time where participants socialize, play, run, and … Continue reading

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Donna Williams on Autism

Listen (29 min) In the 1960s ‘autism’ was deemed ‘childhood psychosis’ and the incidence of autism was thought to be around 4 in 10,000 children. ¬† Today, up to 1 in 88 children are presently¬†diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Polly … Continue reading

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