Special Education Needs to Be Dismantled and Rebuilt

Fifteen years have passed since my first teaching experience as an assistant teacher at the center-based special education school in Michigan where my mom spent most of her teaching career. Since then, I’ve had the opportunity to teach in classrooms spanning from the United States, Belize, and South Africa, and see firsthand how ableist practices…

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White Folks & Smashing the Kyriarchy

[Header image reads: White Folks & Smashing the Kyriarchy. The image shows people at a protest, with a prominent sign that reads, “Black Lives Matter”] Before Harper was born, I came across A Striving Parent’s blog on how preserving her white child’s innocence was an act of white supremacy. At the time, I had just…

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