This past week in #CPChatNow occurred on Festivus, also known as Christmas Eve Eve. Members discussed their grievances about disability, a recent blog post from Tonia, their dream robotic health companion, and more. This is #CPChatNow co-host, Devin Axtman, taking you along for the ride on this week’s recap.
First, I would like to take a moment to recognize #CPChatNow’s 7th anniversary! Thank you to everyone who has participated with us!
To mark Festivus, the annual airing of grievances, members shared their grievances about disability:
Next, a great blog post Tonia wrote about the frustration of when accessing basic needs is not basic sparked great conversation. I tweeted about my amazement that Pee Math has an actual name. Pee Math is a concept that disabled people in particular calculate how long they can be out before going to the restroom due to access needs and not always accessible bathrooms.
Zach shared his further thoughts on Tonia’s blog and praised her for being vulnerable.
Finally, Zach was inspired by the movie Big Hero 6 to ask what members would prefer in a personal robotic healthcare companion.
This brings us to our Extend-The-Conversation Question: What disability related task do you wish could be automatically performed for you?
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Thanks for sharing. It’s nice to learn more about the disability community.
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Hi Jenna! Devin’s #CPChatNow co-host Zachary here. Thank you for reading. Have a happy 2021!