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Silas's Art
November's post celebrates the images of one of Extreme Kids & Crew's talented artists, only seven years old and already capturing the energy, beauty and mayhem of our world.  The commentary and bio below are by his mother, Vanessa Connelly. Hate Cannot ......
Silas's Art
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The Best Beauty Treatment Ever
Parallax Press just published Strange Beauty, a memoir about growing up with my son Felix, and how he deepened my understanding of language, community, violence, religion, and so much more--but not beauty!   In spite of the title, the chapter about beauty d...
The Best Beauty Treatment Ever
The Best Beauty Treatment Ever
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Grandfather and Grandson: A Tale of Two Disabilities
by Melissa Morgenlander Every year, my family visited my parents at their home in Sarasota, Florida. We all liked to spend time in the pool. My daughter, Fiona, had a special bond with my mother, and they always ended up somewhere giggling together. My husb...
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Project Ability
Gravity, by Daniel Mui Many of you won’t have heard of Project Ability (est. 1984). We are a Glasgow, Scotland-based visual arts organization creating opportunities for people with disabilities and people with mental health issues, ages 5 to 80+, to express...
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The 2017 Felix Awards Go to Steve Silberman and Liana FInck
Ever since Felix was born, I’ve been dogged by the word disability, unable to come up with a decent definition. The more I think about it, the more universal it becomes, and the more I fall back on my suspicion that disability is simply the condition of bei...
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The Trembling Answers
A review by Eliza Factor Do you ever have moments when you are brushing your teeth and realize with a sudden clarity that you have teeth, that they bite into flesh, that they are intricately shaped and rooted, that they are composed of such minerals as phos...
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Definitions for Kids
Upon reading this know that I’ve just turned 26. I’m officially in my mid-twenties, an old man. (Don’t laugh!) But I’m writing to my younger self--my silly, creative, bolder self--and I’m remembering how much that person still exists. One of the realities o...
Definitions for Kids
Definitions for Kids
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Definitions for Kids
Upon reading this know that I’ve just turned 26. I’m officially in my mid-twenties, an old man. (Don’t laugh!) But I’m writing to my younger self--my silly, creative, bolder self--and I’m remembering how much that person still exists. One of the realities o...
Definitions for Kids
Definitions for Kids
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Yahaira's Words
I met Carmen, her husband Alex and their daughters in 2012, when I oversaw Space No. 1. That was Extreme Kids & Crew’s first playspace, a comfy room on the first floor of the Coop School, which we repurposed into a creative haven for families who had childr...
Yahaira's Words
Yahaira's Words
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