Monthly Archives: March 2018

On Presuming Competence

There is a phrase I recently learnt of for people who interact with the disabled and the non-neurotypical. Presume Competence Presuming competence means “believing that a child, regardless of disability, is intellectually capable and has the skills and motivation to … Continue reading

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Rabies has broken out in KZN

There is an outbreak of rabies in KwaZulu-Natal. At least 5 people have died. If you are in that area, please keep safe.

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When “advocacy” isn’t

A word of advice for those who wish to advocate for groups they are not members of: before saying or doing anything, first talk extensively to members of that group. Failure to do this can result in “advocacy” that is … Continue reading

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