This video of a father and his autistic son at a Coldplay concert gives Erin Kelly a lot to think about.
About Erin Kelly
Erin M. Kelly is the Social Justice Editor at The Good Men Project. She is also a columnist and writer with Cerebral Palsy who wants to be recognized for her work rather than her disability. She’s a 2009 graduate of Penn State Altoona, where she majored in Letters, Arts and Sciences. During her senior year, she was hired as a columnist for The Altoona Mirror, the daily newspaper in Altoona, PA. Her column entitled, “The View From Here,” runs monthly and addresses in a light-hearted, humorous manner the challenges she faces daily. She is also the editor of "To Cope and to Prevail", memoir of Penn State Altoona professor Dr. Ilse-Rose Warg. Find Erin on Twitter @WriterWheels.
America is set to have a new face on the $20 bill, but the fight to make it happen rests largely on the shoulders of one person.
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When a video game mirrors the struggle of a young girl and her dying father, she thanks the creators in a beautiful, unexpected way.
A groundbreaking documentary strips down life and disability while breathing new life into the film industry.
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How can the collective voice of the disabled break down society’s wall of stereotypes? Erin Kelly offers a few thoughts.
What does it take to define yourself beyond what others see? Nadia Aboulhosn is on a mission to shed new light on individuality, normalcy and masculinity.
What makes a man human? A young cancer patient reaches out to Dwayne Johnson for inspiration, but what he gets in return is priceless.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s acceptance speech at this year’s Oscars wasn’t epic just because it marked his first win. It was a call to action for the sake of our planet.
How can social media impact the voices of the disabled community? A group of disability advocates take to Twitter to make their mark.
What does it take to mold the future? Bill and Melinda Gates believe teenagers hold more than just the key.
What happens when you disregard your own policies in the business world? A disability-related company’s mistakes are leaving Erin Kelly with questions.
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