Mitzi Waltz's blog

Making space for disabled people in political life

Submitted by Mitzi Waltz on Tue, 09/07/2019 - 13:08

In 2018 and 2019, I was asked to have a closer look at where the people with disabilities were in political life on behalf of Disability Studies in Nederland and the Dutch Ministry of Internal Affairs (Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken). Some of the answers I found were surprising, others were not—but I think that they do show a clear way forward, which is a good outcome.


Disability simulation and experience

Submitted by Mitzi Waltz on Fri, 30/09/2016 - 15:28

The Week van de Toegankelijkheid, an annual campaign for greater public accessibility by the network of Dutch disability organisations Ieder(in), begins officially on 3 October and runs through the 8th. While attending an early event this week, I had occasion to think more broadly about how people who have no personal experience of disability view and learn about the issue of “accessibility.”

Lees de vorige blog: Met z’n allen zo snel mogelijk richting De Meetlat

Lees de volgende blog: Huntendwarspop