Walking Interconnections has enabled us all, as co-researchers, to recognise the creative, adaptive, resourceful dimensions of disability. For me our chief insight has been that disability can teach us—in the words of Rosemarie Garland-Thomson—“to abide the unexpected, to live with dissonance, to rein in the impulse to control”.
Garland-Thomson, R. (2012). The case for conserving disability. Bioethical Inquiry 9: 342:432.
Sue Porter, PI
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