This is the official Tumblr page of Ramp Your Voice!, a disability rights consultation & advocacy organization for people with disabilities. Ramp Your Voice! is founded by Vilissa Thompson, LMSW, a proud WoC with a disability who is fighting for equality & justice for ALL abilities.
With colleges and universities starting a new academic term, LGBTQ student groups are coming back together again to continue making an impact on their campuses. To help student leaders of LGBTQ student groups be inclusive of LGBTQ people with disabilities, Queerability has collaborated withcampusprideto create a resource on Disability Rights Activism for Student Leaders! If you or someone you know is a student leader of an LGBTQ student group, please share it widely!
The link goes to a PDF of the autism passport I made (hosted on Scribd).
I’d been looking at the NAS autism passport, and I really liked the idea but I found some parts weren’t quite right for me. So I decided to make my own.
It’s designed to be printed on two sides of A4 and folded in two like a booklet. So the page order goes: top right (front), bottom left (inside spread), bottom right (inside spread), top left (back).
Feel free to download, edit, use, or give feedback. I made it for my own use so there are some things in there which are specific and will obviously not apply to everyone. I just thought that I’d upload it for people to see.
"For elementary school children on the higher functioning end of the autism spectrum, I usually favor mainstreaming because it is essential for them to learn social skills from typically developing children."
As an autistic my connections to other people are perceived visually. In fact, I often need to have a concrete visual available in order to be able to think about my friends. A challenge I am often faced with is the erroneous presumption and resulting…
[image text] Sarah is a transwoman and was recently disrespected and made to feel ashamed by two cis women in a female public toilet. Sarah, you deserve to be respected when using public facilities just like any other person!