A blind disability activist and entrepreneur has launched a website in response to controversy over The Mighty’s mockery of autism, with a survey asking people living with a disability to set their own agenda.
The Washington Post recently drew attention to the growing controversy in Australia over The Mighty, a website supposedly for and by people with a disability, openly mocking Autism with a post about ‘meltdown bingo’. In response, those with disabilities as well as well as those who care for them are looking for a new way to be open and honest about their issues without being mocked.…
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