The world knew who Raymond Babbitt was and what “autistic savant” meant after the release of Barry Levinson’s film Rain Man (1988). Given the film’s success, it is easy to appreciate what Rain Man has done to recognize Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
A solid and prevailing community of BIPOC women with disabilities use their platforms to speak up and move forward with the inclusion and accessibility of people with visible and non-obvious disabilities.
In an empty dark room, a dark-skinned hand flicks the power switch on a reel-to-reel player, and we begin to hear it roll and project. As it hums, Lebron James sits in the empty room watching clips of his Akron, Ohio childhood on a 16mm reel from a large screen.
Dr. Donna Walton, the founder of Divas with Disabilities, has one question: What’s a leg got to do with it? The March Meetup brought light to National Disabilities Awareness Month & International Women’s Month.
For the first time in a decade, the Census Bureau captured the most comprehensive look at who lives in America. The multiracial population has changed a great deal from 9 million people in the 2010 Census, skyrocketing by 276% to 33.8 million people in the 2020 Census.
The Mixed Space (TMS) founder Lili Stiefel excitedly announced as she pivoted the spotlight to our community members. For the February Meetup, we took it back to the roots of TMS as we discussed the journey of mixed identity.