This essay was written on the ethics of CRISPR for a gene editing class with a focus on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and ableism in STEM.
Here is a general guide to new people to the community from first-hand accounts! Disclaimer: These are not universal and every disability/individual is unique! It doesn’t hurt to ask questions; CW/TW: ableism.
There’s something a little more special and a little more warm about sign language. Languages spoken around the world involve the culture of the people that speak it. Slang terms, greetings, short-hand, and more can be affiliated with certain groups of people. There’s the way that Italians — like myself — will flail their handsContinue reading “The Beauty of Sign”