#205: The Personal is Political, Reflections on Disability


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Apr 19 2018 57 mins   16
- We are joined by Tom McIntyre who discusses his personal experiences of raising his daughter Isabelle, who has cerebral palsy.- Intersectionality and disabilities.- Neoliberalism and disability funding.- Policies affecting people with disabilities, including the NDIS, National Disability Insurance Scheme.- Lack of focus on disabilities in progressive movements.- Activism as a privilege.- Katie also gives her personal experiences of living with chronic fatigue.- Avoiding ableist language.- For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/04/19/205/