A comic by Antara Telang.
I was only six when it all began, and I was unequipped to either handle or understand the situation. So I put the thoughts behind me, locked...
What we need is more circles of mutual dependence,
What has been far more frustrating to deal with has been my stomach.
I can still recall the last words I heard her say.
This pain is easy to understand — one of the few things that makes sense about my life.
The hearing world must understand how central sign language is to us, as it is our only accessible means of communication.
No other aspect of a mentally ill life is as tightly knotted as this.
The stigma around sex and sexuality means that young people with disabilities are being denied information that could empower them.
Travelling with a disability hasn't always been easy, but it's also been lovely and heartwarming.