AHEAD allows Ableist Microagressions to Flourish on its Listserv

The Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) allows ongoing, marginalizing microaggressions on its AHEAD members listserv. Below is a copy of a message on yesterday’s listserv that exemplifies my concerns. It insinuates that Psychiatric Service Dogs are not really service dogs. The person making the post voices an annoyance post that many college studentsContinue reading “AHEAD allows Ableist Microagressions to Flourish on its Listserv”

Jane Jarrow’s Ableist Hate Speech Towards ESA

The Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) allowed Jane Jarrow to publish one of the ableist, hateful, spiteful pieces I have read for a long time. Ms. Jarrow berates disabled college students for bringing Emotional Support Animals (ESA) to campuses. She infers that such students are frauds and their activities stopped by any meansContinue reading “Jane Jarrow’s Ableist Hate Speech Towards ESA”

Today is the United Nations International Day of persons with disabilities

Statement by AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine on the U.N. International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3, 2021 Since 1992, the United Nations has designated December 3 as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, aiming to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights, and well-being ofContinue reading “Today is the United Nations International Day of persons with disabilities”