Episode 21: Deej
Courtney is away communing with Pan, but Brianne and Olivia took some time this week to attend a poetry reading and documentary screening that focused on nonverbal autistic adults. Let's just say: mind. blown. If you're interested in checking out Deej for yourself we highly recommend spending some time on the website because this poetry is bomb.
Some notes on disability history: The Olmstead Act was passed in 1999 and requires that services for individuals with disabilities must be provided "in the most integrated setting appropriate to the needs of individuals". Minnesota's Olmstead Plan was approved in 2015, with a revision in 2018.
In case you need it, here's our helper during the recording.