A Nervous Wreck’s Disabled Guide to Stepping Up: Navigating dis/ability and anxiety in the call to action

"It’s very easy to get overwhelmed. With so many actions, so many organizations that need your support, it’s easy to drown in the sea of I SHOULD/I CAN’T and find yourself shocked into inaction. There’s a lot of people who don’t know what to do. There’s a lot of people who are frustrated with accessibility issues surrounding some more common forms of resistance.

A lot of people are asking: how can I help? I’ve weathered a process to figuring out how I can help build community and fight for justice & I’ve gotten pretty good at it, so I’m going to share that process with you. I’m going to breeze through the list of steps, and then describe how I went though them to get where I am today. Okay, great: here we go." Read more.

Terrie McCoy